SHARPSBURG — The Sharpsburg District Historical Society awarded the Kirk T. and Page T. Otto Memorial Grant to Justin N. Pleasant.
Justin is a 2011 graduate of Boonsboro High School. He will attend Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va., where he will major in environmental sustainability.
Justin has worked with Antietam National Battlefield’s Youth Conservation Program for two years and is pursuing a career with the Department of Natural Resources.
He lives in Boonsboro with his mother, Joanna Smith.
The $750 grant is a combination of funding from the Historical Society and a donation in the memory of Page T. Otto and his son, Kirk T. Otto. It is awarded to a Boonsboro High graduating senior who will pursue a career in history, or the preservation of historic structures or natural resources.