Susan Kneebone, representing The United Church Women of the United Church of Ludlow, presented Jakob DeArruda with a scholarship during the worship service on Sunday, May 13th. The scholarship supports travel to the finals of National History Day competition held in Washington D. C. between June 9th and 13th. This is Jake’s third year of competition. Last year he won first place in Vermont in his division and went to the Washington D. C. finals. This year he repeated last year’s Vermont championship and is returning to Washington D. C. for another attempt to become national champion. Jake also mentored a 7th grade student for National History Day competition this year.