Calaveras Community Foundation Awards 15K in Scholarships to Calaveras County Students

Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) is pleased to announce 2023 scholarships, totaling $15,000, awarded to deserving students in Calaveras County.  Congratulations to each of those chosen, listed below!

 

The Beth Childs Genna Hurst Renewable Scholarship ($1,000 a year renewable for four years) awarded to Laney Koepp (Calaveras High School) of West Point for studies leading to a career in criminal justice or nursing.

The Career & Technical Training Scholarship ($1,500 each) awarded to the following:

Madison Boyd (Calaveras High School) of Burson, to obtain a certificate as a veterinary technician.

Richard Butterfield (Mountain Oaks School) of Copperopolis, for culinary arts studies.

Tristan DeAngelis (Calaveras High School) of Mountain Ranch, to pursue training as a diesel mechanic.

Laighana Lemos (Calaveras High School) of Wilseyville, to train to become an emergency medical technician.

Reese Mossa (Calaveras High School) of Valley Springs, to become a medical assistant.

Thomas Wennhold (Mountain Oaks School) of San Andreas, for studies leading to a career in fire protection or the medical field.

The Lark Scholarship ($1,000) goes to Dakota Stephens (Bret Hart Union High School) of Arnold, to begin his studies to become an orthopedic surgeon.

The Liz Darby Airola Nursing Scholarship ($500 each) goes to Kasey McCray of Valley Springs, and Moriah Wall of Mokelumne Hill, to continue their nursing studies.

Applications for next year’s scholarships will be available in the Fall.  Students are encouraged to contact their school advisor to find out which scholarships they potentially qualify for.

Calaveras Community Foundation is grateful for the support of our donors who have made these scholarship awards possible. CCF is committed to the continued support of students in Calaveras County. For more information visit https://calaverascommunityfoundation.org

Dakota Stephens (Bret Hart Union High School) being awarded the Lark Scholarship by CCF Board President Linda Kangeter.

Career & Technical Training Scholarships awarded to Mountain Oaks students (middle left to right):
Thomas (TJ) Wennhold and Richard Butterfield – Pictured with CCF Board Member Merita Callaway, far left and far right.

Beth Childs Genna Hurst Renewable Scholarship Awardee Laney Koepp, pictured above, from Calaveras High School.

Career & Technical Training Scholarships awarded to Calaveras High School students (left to right): Reese Mossa, Laighana Lemos, Tristan DeAngelis, Madison Boyd –
Pictured with CCF Board President Linda Kangeter, far right.