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The scholarship application deadline is July 23.

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Kids Succeed has announced it will partner with a new business that will offer the opportunity for the Youth of Knox County to receive scholarships to take either Dance or Gymnastics classes.

"We are proud to announce that The Spotlight Dance studio will now be a KiCKS partner," said Diane Steinmetz, Board Secretary/Treasurer KiCKS. "For the initial year we will be opening up two application spots for full scholarships and uniform allowances for the 2019-2020 Spotlight year."

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To receive a Scholarship Application, those interested should send an email request to It should be noted that Spotlight will not have applications available for pick-up. They must be requested directly from KiCKS.

The application period will be open from now until July 23.

"We will review the applications received and contact the two youth who will be receiving the scholarships for the 2019-2020 year by July 29th," Steinmetz said.

Anyone interested in joining the businesses and community members who have helped support Knox County Kids Succeed over the years, should contact the organization at To view the major donor page click the link at

"We can provide you with information on various sponsorship levels, and just maybe we can open up additional spots with your assistance," Steinmetz said.