The Middletown Township Public Library (MTPL) awarded its Conover Withol Scholarship to five future librarians at the Board of Trustees Meeting held at the library on Aug. 17.
Conover Withol Scholarships were awarded to Bridgitte Carrol, Amanda Ferrante, Moira Whittington, Nathalie Vallovera and Anna Wells. The scholarship committee, which reviewed 12 candidates for the scholarship this year, recommended that scholarships be awarded to the five candidates in 2022.
The scholarship was created in 1972 to honor and remember Edith B. Conover and Karl F. Wihtol, both long-time residents of Middletown Township and dedicated friends of the library. Since its inception, the fund has awarded 54 scholarships to qualified individuals, many of whom have become quite active in the