INA, Ill. - AMVETS National Sad Sacks of Mt. Vernon marked its 33rd year of supporting Rend Lake College students by recently selecting Jamie Long of Mt. Vernon as a 2011 scholarship recipient. Long is a nursing major due to graduate from the Associate Degree Nursing program in May. Her scholarship is in memory of late Sad Sacks member Larry Hoffman. Long is the 39th recipient of an AMVETS Sad Sacks scholarship to RLC. She is pictured above, MIDDLE, with Sad Sacks members, FROM LEFT, Bill Palmer, Penny Bagby and Bob Schalter; and RLC Foundation Chief Executive Officer Pat Kern, SECOND FROM LEFT.