Brooke Lyman and Jennifer Lynch, both of Pittsburg, have each been awarded a $500 fall semester scholarship by CLASS LTD.

Brooke Lyman and Jennifer Lynch, both of Pittsburg, have each been awarded a $500 fall semester scholarship by CLASS LTD.
Lyman has been employed by CLASS LTD for three years. A team leader in Pittsburg, she ensures staff assists with the development of client goals and objectives, coaches the required skills and behaviors and assists persons to access needed support services to attain their goals.
She is currently seeking a master’s degree in psychology (education specialist) degree at Pittsburg State University.
Lynch returned to CLASS LTD a year ago as a direct support staff member. She is responsible for advocating for persons with disabilities and helping them become as independent as possible.
She is currently seeking an elementary education degree at PSU.
CLASS LTD is supportive of staff continuing their education. “These scholarships allow us to show our support of personal development and college education,” said Jan Bolin, CLASS LTD president/CEO.
A selection board at CLASS LTD oversees the application process and awards scholarships based on certain criteria. Applicants must be a full-time CLASS LTD employee for a minimum of one year by the submission deadline, and must make a formal application. Scholarships are awarded each semester.
CLASS LTD is a non-profit organization that provides services for persons with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities in southeast Kansas.