Bay Village Historical Society honors Laura Petto with scholarship

Laura Petto is this year's recipient of the Bay Village Historical Society scholarship.

Laura Petto is the recipient of this year’s $500 scholarship awarded by the Bay Village Historical Society.

The scholarship is awarded to the Bay High senior who has an overarching interest in local history, as determined by teachers at Bay High.

Petto, the daughter of Peter and Anna, will be attending Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, where she will pursue a double major in government/legal studies and mathematics.

Petto, who volunteered at the society’s Rose Hill Museum, held a 4.39 grade point average at graduation and was ranked third in her class of 180 students.

“I appreciate being awarded this scholarship,” Petto said. “It will be very helpful and I thank the society very much.”

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Volume 3, Issue 11, Posted 3:08 PM, 06.01.2011