LADD — The village of Ladd, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association, is offering a scholarship competition for eligible high school seniors. Each eligible applicant will submit an application and a 500 words or less essay addressing their choice of one of four utility-related questions. Applicants mus be high school seniors who's parents or legal guardians are residential customers of the village of Ladd Municipal utility. The deadline is March 7. A committee of municipal utility officials will select a total of four finalists. Each finalist will receive a certificate and $500 scholarship award. Winners will be announced sometime in April. Application forms are available in the village clerk's office. For more information, contact the IMUA at 217-789-4632.