Local scholarship winner

Amber Larsen, of Sweet Home, receives a scholarship award from the Ford Family Foundation “Sons and Daughters Program” given to dependents of Roseburg Forest Products Co. employees. Larsen attends the University of Oregon, where she is majoring in human physiology. The awards, which can be either $3,500 or $5,000 for full-time students at four-year colleges or universities, can be used for tuition, fees, room and board, books and other expenses. An interview process is used to select the recipients, who must be 21 or younger, each year.