It's not every day that a high school senior wins a $1,000 scholarship, but that's exactly what happened to Emma Retz.
The senior from Cuba-Rushford Central School was awarded the Kaleigh Wilday Scholar-athlete Award from the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, the Buffalo News reports.
Retz, who plans to study business management at PennWest Edinboro University, was one of five high school seniors in the area to receive such awards last month.
The Kaleigh Wilday Endowment Fund, established by Cuba residents Ward and Greta Wilday in memory of their daughter, makes possible this annual scholarship award.
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