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Montague & Yreka Rotary Clubs and Untied Scholarships, Inc. awarded approximately $149,300 to Yreka High School graduating class of 2023
The USI program began modestly. Ed Foss, Yreka resident and owner of the local newspaper, began the organization over coffee one morning. Sitting with a few of his buddies, he asked them to “cough up” some money for scholarships for a couple seniors from the high school. That was 1964 and two scholarships were awarded that year in the amount of $50. Today, 56 years later, USI has awarded 3,057 scholarships totaling more than $3,887,550 to graduates from Yreka Union High School District.https://unitedscholarshipsinc.org/about-us/
United Scholarships, Inc. (USI) awarded scholarships to 53 graduating Yreka High School students totaling $79,300 at the 62ndAnnual Top 100 Honor Program held on May 25, 2023 at the New Yreka High School Gymnasium. USI also awarded embossed Hydro Flasks to the top 10% of the Class of 2023. The Top 100 Honor Program is presented each year by United Scholarships, Inc., The Rotary Club of Yreka, and the Rotary Club of Montague.Steve Neill, USI President
USI also awards Alumni Scholarships each year to Yreka High School alumni furthering their education at an institution of higher learning. Last year, USI awarded $74,000 to 35 students. More information about USI can be found on its website:www.unitedscholarshipsinc.org.
Thursday, May 25th, 2023 Yreka High School students were presented scholarships and awards from forty-one clubs or foundations totaling +/- 70,000 dollars today.
Allison Capps, Class of 2023 President, led the evenings’ awards ceremony with a,
Montague Rotary started with two $500 and Yreka Rotary with five scholarships
Presentations of Certificates of Merit followed by YHS Outstanding Achievement Awards
California Scholarship Federation Recognition..
Montague Rotary Scholarships.
Yreka Rotary Scholarships..
Ed Miley Yreka Elks’ Memorial Scholarships. Yreka High School All-Around Boy and Girl Awards. Yreka Union High School Staff Scholarships. Big Springs Community Club Scholarship. Big Springs Community Club Machado Memorial, C.O.S. Foundation Scholarships.. Siskiyou Scholar Award. Foundation Legacy Scholarships. Donald Herfindahl Memorial Scholarship. Shasta Valley Rotary Scholarship. Shelly Green Memorial Scholarship. Community Foundation of the North State: Tri Counties Bank Scholarships.. Andy Peek Livestock Scholarship.. Sam Chase Memorial Scholarship. Gamma Omicron Master Beta Sigma Phi Scholarships. Soroptimist International of Yreka Scholarships..
Vern Smith Memorial Scholarship. Miner Power Scholarships………………………………
Fairchild Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship.. Siskiyou County 4-H Leaders’ Council Scholarships.
Sierra-Cascade Logging Conference Scholarships………….. Siskiyou County Veteran’s Leadership Council………………… Marine Corps League Scholarship Ross Neilon Post 122 American Legion Post 122 Scholarship Siskivou County Cattlewomen Scholarships. McConnell Foundation Scholarships. The Ford Family Foundation Scholarships………… Siskiyou Bowmen Scholarship…………….. Zac Martin Memorial Scholarship.. Ryan D. Campbell Memorial Scholarship..Siskiyou Bowmen Scholarship.. Zac Martin Memorial Scholarship.. Ryan D. Campbell Memorial Scholarship….. Shasta Valley Community Club Penning Scholarship… Basil Newton Memorial Scholarship.. Women in Business Yreka Chapter Scholarship. Yreka Fire Department Scholarships. The Women’s Dietician. Tyson Wacker Memorial Scholarship.. Totaling SEVENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO YHS STUDENTS’ FUTURE
The recipients of USI Scholarships and the named Scholarships that each recipient received is shown below
A list of the 15 students in the Top 10% that received the flasks.
Congrats, London Tharsing recieved a 4 year ride to the U.S. Navel Academy !!!
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