Shandra earns Lions Club scholarships including new Dale Kridlo award

June 27th, 2015 1:52 am

First Posted: 7/23/2013

The Hughestown Lions Club presented Julie Shandra with a $250 scholarship named after Clarence Hendley and Jerry Chilipko, past presidents, and also a $1,000 scholarship established for the first time this year to honor Hughestown native Dale Kridlo.

Krildo was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010. While in service, Kridlo earned and was awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Service Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.

A dinner was held to honor Shandra and her family and to present her with the scholarship. The installation of officers was held for the upcoming hear during the dinner.