College OPTIONS Awards Scholarships to 36 First-Generation College Students
Thirty-six high school seniors from Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity County will receive the College OPTIONS Scholars scholarship for 2014-15. The students will attend Shasta College, College of the Siskiyous and non-profit four-year universities around the country.
The College OPTIONS Scholars program recognizes first-generation, income-eligible students who have demonstrated commitment to their academic and career goals. The scholarship amounts range from $500 – $4,000 and students have the possibility of renewing the scholarship for subsequent years in college. In addition to the financial award, College OPTIONS Scholars will receive mentoring from College OPTIONS staff throughout college.
Recipients include: Gina Keo (Anderson High School); Zachary Bouchard, Dallas Voss (Anderson New Technology High School); Rachel Baca (Burney High School); Emily Taylor (Butte Valley High School); Shirley Canela, Candace Cannon (Central Valley High School); Alexandra Hagge (Dunsmuir High School); Tyler Caseltine, Melinda Chao, Patricia Dionicio, Samantha Hunt, Olivia Johnson, Feuy Saephan (Enterprise High School); Rachel Nowak (Foothill High School); Ramiro Castello, Chantal Narez, Alondra Ocampo (Los Molinos High School); Morgan Bagwell (Modoc High School); Sydney Morris (Mt. Shasta High School); Tori Cantrell, Megan DiDio, Selena Rosales, Adrien Stejer (Red Bluff High School); Stephanie Glenn, Cheyanne Noland (Trinity High School); Elizabeth Cortez-Hernandez (Tulelake High School); Christian Macias (University Preparatory School); Megan Moser (Weed High School); Adaline Cost, Annie Finck, Uriel Nieves-Cruz (West Valley High School); Mitchell Gould, Breanna Ruelas, and Emmett Sams (Yreka High School).