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Local scholarships support Tahoe/Truckee graduates

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Educators, administrators, parents and our scholars appreciate all of our amazing Tahoe Truckee supporters and scholarships:

Adventure Risk Challenge, RO Scholarship

Alpine Meadows Ski Resort

Alpine Winter Foundation Scholarship

American Association of University Women-North Tahoe Branch Scholarship

Ben & Nora Ferrari/Pete Jeffalone Memorial Scholarship

Blood Source Scholarship

California Scholarship Federation

Cameron and Jane Baird Scholarship

Catherine Hyde Memorial Scholarship

Chris Parks Memorial Scholarship

Clay Beck Memorial Scholarship

Daniel Kristopher Loux/Fire Science Scholarship

David McBride Scholarship

Drama Club Performing Arts Scholarship (TTHS

Ed Plaut Jr. Art and Humanities Scholarship

Elenita Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

Fan Club Music Scholarship

Helen Gates Perpetual Funds Scholarship

Independent Order of Oddfellows Scholarship

Jack Felte Scholarship

JCH Scholarship

Jeri Krug Scholarship for Future Teachers

Jock Scowcroft Music Scholarship

Julie Leigh Tennis Memorial Scholarship

Karen Zirbel Memorial Scholarship

Kings Beach Downtown Association

Kip B. Lar Rieu Memorial Scholarship

Kiwani’s Club of North Lake Tahoe, Doug Peterson Memorial Scholarship

Lake of the Sky Garden Club Scholarship

Liberty Utilities Scholarship

Martis Camp Community Foundation-Denise Martinez Scholarship

Norman/Dewhurst/TTCF/Alta Sierra Foundation

Northstar at Tahoe Enviromental Leadership

Northstar/Echo Scholarship

Northstar Firefighters Association Scholarship

North Tahoe Boosters Club Scholarship

NTFA, Jim Thompson Memorial Scholarship

NTFA, Paul Scannell Memorial Scholarship

NTHS Culinary Academy Scholarship

NTHS Music Fan Club Scholarship

Open Rotary Scholarship

Otto Rempfer Memorial Scholarship

Pam Krone Memorial Scholarship

Pat Sutton Memorial Scholarship

The P.E.O., Joan Kelly Memorial Scholarship

The P.E.O., Joyce Bennett Memorial Scholarship

The P.E.O., Marg Long Memorial Scholarship

Placer County Sherrif’s Youth in Action Scholarship

Randy Davis Scholarship

Robert “Fro” Frohlich Memorial Scholarship

Rotary Club of Tahoe City Scholarship

Roy Waters Memorial Scholarship

Ruth Deveny Memorial Scholarship

Sam Brixey Memorial Scholarship

Sharon Ragan Memorial Scholarship

Snowfest Scholarship

Soroptomist International of Truckee-Donner

Soroptimist International of Truckee-Donner, Violet Richardson Award

State Farm Office of Roxanne Duffield

Stole Rives LLP Academic Scholarship

Sunnyside Resort Scholarship

Tahoe City Recreation Association Scholarship

Tahoe City Rotary Club Foundation, Sloan/Kilner Scholarship

Tahoe Forest Hospital District Medical Staff Scholarship

Tahoe Dance School Scholarship

Tahoe Forest Hospital-Dr. Kitts

Tahoe League for Charity Scholarship

Tahoe Mountain Resort Foundation Scholarship

Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors/Foundation for Charitable Activities

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, Cameron and Jane Baird Scholarship

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, Ed Plaut Jr. Art & Humanities Scholarship

Tahoe Truckee Education Association Scholarship

Tahoe Truckee Engineers Association Scholarship

TTCSC Scholarship

TTCSC Academic Scholarship

THS Drama Club Performing Arts Scholarships

THS La Raza Club Scholarships

Truckee/Tahoe Alliance for the Musical Arts (TAMA)

Truckee Downtown Merchants Association “Business Supports Community” Scholarship

Truckee Excellence in Music Parents’ Organization (TEMPO) Music Scholarship

Truckee Noon Rotary Scholarship

Truckee Noon Rotary-Matt Rusanoff Memorial Scholarship

Truckee Noon Rotary-Ruth Frishman Memorial Scholarship

Truckee Optimist Scholarship

Truckee Optimist Phil Bocks Community Service Scholarship

Truckee Sunrise Rotary Scholarship

Truckee Youth Music Program

Truckee Wolverine Booster Club Scholarship

The Tahoe-Truckee community has a great history of supporting our high school graduates with scholarships to continue their education.

This year, North Tahoe High School, Tahoe Truckee High School and Sierra High School graduates received more than $274,550 in scholarships from local foundations, non-profits, community organizations and individual trusts.

If you add together the local and out-of-district scholarships from universities, the military, and other national organizations, Tahoe Truckee Unified School District graduates received more than $1,319,595.00 in reported scholarships. This is a true recognition of our phenomenal community and the achievements of our terrific scholars.

Many different community organizations support our scholars, including the Tahoe Truckee Community Scholarship Committee, an umbrella organization that receives funding from various local organizations and individuals.

Scholarships are not awarded based on academic excellence alone — extracurricular activities, community service and need are all important criteria.

The Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation awarded $42,000 in scholarships this year. TTHS graduate Lacey Moore, who plans to attend Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, received TMRF’s top award of $30,000.

Patrick McElravey, who was NTHS’s ASB president, received a $10,000 scholarship from TMRF. McElravey will attend Middlebury College in Vermont where he will compete on their Nordic ski team.

Olivia Duner, president of classroom mentoring for TTHS’s Envirolution Club, received $28,000 from the Alpine Winter Foundation Scholarship to help her attend Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where she plans to study animal science.

Sierra High School graduate Cindy Rodriguez received the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation’s Cameron and Jane Baird Scholarship of $2,500. She plans to study criminal justice administration, starting off in Truckee at Sierra College after completing an internship with the Nevada County Probation Department. Mariana Jimenez, president of La Raza, a club for Latino students at TTHS, received a Cameron and Jane Baird Scholarship for $10,000. She will attend UC-San Diego.