GENESEE COUNTY — As COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift across the state, local and state health officials are still warning the public that the virus threat is far from over.
On Friday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended Michigan’s stayat home order until June 12 and the state’s emergency declaration until June 19. She said that while the state is making progress against the coronavirus, certain restrictions must stay in place to prevent new outbreaks.
“If we’re going to lower the chance of a second wave and continue to represented because he believed they were equally important.
“I think that if he knew we named the scholarship after him, he would be very honored, but he would not think he was worthy of it. He was very humble.
“We are hoping to be able to offer the first scholarship this year! The counselors are helping me get that all set up, and we have not ironed out all of the details on who is eligible yet. I just have to make sure the money is distributed equally to all three areas, since that is what he wanted.”
For more information on the Bill Duso Memorial Scholarship, or to donate using a credit card, click on the link on the Goodrich Area Schools home page at goodrichschools.org/ home.
Checks may be sent to Goodrich Area Schools, c/o Bill Duso Memorial Scholarship, 8029 S. Gale Road, Goodrich, MI 48438. — L.R.