San Luis Obispo
The Kiwanis Club of San Luis Obispo (noontime) congratulates the winners of the Kiwanis College Scholarships for 2017. Weilu Pan, Shey Dorji, Jocelyn Gonzales Perez, Javier Guerrero, and Juan Rodriguez were awarded scholarships, and Shannon Donahue was the winner of the Kiwanis/Community Foundation College Scholarship.
For their senior project, Cal Poly students Adrian Lindsey and Jordyn Reis decided to make a difference in the lives of foster children in San Luis Obispo County. They raised nearly $2,000 and purchased 75 duffel bags called “Sweet Cases” (instead of suitcases) for children and teens in foster care.
The bags are filled with fun items and toiletries for the teenagers, and toys, a blanket and a teddy bear for kids.
The Arroyo Grande Sportsman’s Club presented the following high school and college students with annual scholarship awards:
From Arroyo Grande High School: Brendan Foster, who will attend Humboldt State University to major in fisheries biology; Natalie Fulton, who will attend University of California, Berkeley, to major in forestry and natural resources; and Nicholas Soares, who will attend Cal Poly to major in marine science.
Nipomo High School: Jacqueline Duerksen, who will attend Cal Poly to major in environmental science; Lauren Iliff, who will attend Allan Hancock College to major in biology; and Matthew O’Henley, who will attend Humboldt State University to major in wildlife management.
Allan Hancock College: Weston Dalton, who will attend Santa Barbara City College to study commercial diving and underwater welding, and Elizabeth Hotchkiss, who will attend Cal Poly to major in animal sciences.
Cal Poly: Nathan Soderberg, who is majoring in biochemistry, and Kale Varel, who is majoring in agriculture business.
Fresno State: Alli Hahlbeck, who is majoring in agriculture business.
Sacramento State: Blake Maule, who is majoring in environmental studies.