Six Local Students Awarded Career & Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarships for 2017
Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) awarded Career and Technical Training scholarships to a total of six high school students during recent award night events. Four Calaveras High School students, one Bret Harte High student and one student from Mountain Oaks will each receive $1,500.
Calaveras High School student Jayda Hufana, of Valley Springs, is pursuing a career in cosmetology. Alexandra Smith, of Valley Springs, will be attending a trade school and focusing on automotive mechanics. Megan Lou Wright from Glencoe, will study Animal Science at Modesto JC with the goal of becoming a Police K-9 trainer. Calissa Morse will attend Modesto JC with emphasis on a career in Social Work.
Bret Harte High School student Paige Herndon, of Angels Camp, will be attending Sacramento City College or Butte Junior College and work toward a career in the medical field with emphasis on becoming an emergency responder.
Mountain Oaks School senior, Daniel Hill, will be attending Columbia College and plans to seek a degree in Natural Resources with a career goal of becoming a Game Warden.
Barbara Boyd White, CCF Scholarship Chair says, “Congratulations to all the well-deserving students awarded the C&TT scholarships! These sizable scholarships are available due to CCF receiving many generous donations from individuals and businesses.”
CCF administers the funds that make these C&TT scholarships possible. Since the C&TT fund’s inception in 2011, over $55,000 has been awarded. Business partners who earmark their generous donations to benefit the C&TT fund are Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Sierra Pacific Industries and Save Mart Supermarkets along with numerous individuals and other local businesses.