Dinges Fire awards scholarships

Pictured (l to r): Ashton Eisenberg, Nicholas C. Dinges, CEO, Dinges Fire Company, and Lauren Tarr. Photo submitted

AMBOY — On Aug. 26 at the 15th Anniversary Dinges Fire Company Golf Outing held at Shady Oaks Country Club, Lauren Tarr and Ashton Eisenberg received $1,000 scholarships. 

The golf outing and scholarships are in memory of Doug Antoine and Paul Craig. Both men served as fire fighters with local departments and worked with Dinges Fire Company. 

Lauren Tarr is attending Sauk Valley Community College and plans to pursue a career in law enforcement. She is a member of the Sublette Fire Department. 

Ashton Eisenberg is attending Augustana College this fall with plans to enter law school. 

Dinges Fire Company has given $15,000 in scholarships to local students pursuing careers in fire service, law enforcement, or health services.