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The Ava United Methodist Church recently presented

John Luebbering (left) and Jacob Lumb (right) with the Neal and Florence Garrison Memorial Scholarships. The scholarships were awarded because of the dedication of John and Jacob to the church as well as their outstanding academic achievements. Both young men are attending Missouri Southern State University in Joplin. They are the sons of Jana Lumb and the grandsons of John and Janice Lumb. Presenting the awards on behalf of the church is Marvin Emerson.