The Raymore Chamber of Commerce hosts an Annual Pumpkin Auction in October of each year. Pumpkins and other fall related items created and donated by area Chamber businesses, staff and students of the Raymore-Peculiar School District, and area residents are displayed and auctioned off during a live auction and a silent auction. Proceeds from this auction are used to provide the annual scholarships.

The Raymore Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s scholarships. Each of the recipients will receive a scholarship to apply towards tuition, fees, or room and board associated with pursuing their degree at any accredited college or university.

This year’s recipients are Brooke Birkett, Dalton J. Gilmore, Allison B. Graber, Caleb Jones, Anna King, and Mark Poindexter.

Brooke Birkett is the daughter of Fred and Melissa Birkett of Peculiar, Missouri. Brooke plans to attend Missouri University of Science and Technology this fall majoring in Geology and Geophysics. ($500 Scholarship)

Dalton J. Gilmore is the son of Brian and Amy Gilmore of Raymore, Missouri. Dalton plans to attend the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) this fall majoring in Computer Science. ($750 Scholarship)

Allison B. Graber is the daughter of Mark and April Graber of Raymore, Missouri. Allison plans to attend Missouri University of Science and Technology this fall majoring in Ceramic Engineering. ($750 Scholarship)

Caleb Jones is the son of Glen Jones of Raymore, Missouri. Caleb plans to attend Pittsburgh State University this fall majoring in Polymer Chemistry and Plastics Engineering. ($500 Scholarship)

Anna King is the daughter of Larry and Chi King of Peculiar, Missouri. Allison plans to attend Saint Louis University this fall majoring in Health Sciences. ($1,000 Scholarship)

Mark Poindexter is the son of Debbie Poindexter and the late Harry Poindexter of Raymore, Missouri. Mark plans to attend Missouri University of Science and Technology this fall majoring in (undecided) Engineering. ($500 Scholarship)

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 RECIPIENTS OF THE RAYMORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIPS!