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Dysart Foundation Awards 20-21 Scholarships
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE4/28/2020
Dysart Foundation Awards 20-21 Scholarships

DYSART SCHOOLS - The Dysart Education Foundation announced 2020-2021 scholarship awards for Dysart Unified School District students. A total of $62,500 was awarded to fifteen students out of seventy-five applications. The winners of each scholarship are listed below along with their generous donors. 

Dysart Education Foundation Scholarship Awards - $6,000 (renewable four years, $750/semester)
- Kelly Munoz, Dysart High School
- Ethan Berger, Shadow Ridge High School
- Calvin Henggeler, Willow Canyon High School
- Sawyer Boehlert, Valley Vista High School

Grand Opportunity Scholarship - $5,000 (two-year scholarship, $1,250/semester)
A private donation to support Dysart graduates
- Kathleen Swenson, Valley Vista High School

Dr. Gail Pletnick Education Award - $3,000 (two-year scholarship, $750/semester)
A scholarship opportunity made possible by a donation from Dr. Gail Pletnick
- Grace Macior, Shadow Ridge High School

Southwest Foodservice Excellence Scholarship - $2,000 (one-year scholarship, $1,000/semester)
A scholarship opportunity made possible by a donation from Southwest Foodservice Excellence
- Lorraine Olson, Valley Vista High School

CORE Scholarship - $2,000 (one-year scholarship, $1,000/semester)
A scholarship opportunity made possible by a donation from CORE Construction
- Aaliyah Esquivel, Willow Canyon High School

McCarthy Scholarship - $2,000 (one-year scholarship, $1,000/semester)
A scholarship opportunity made possible by a donation from McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
- Abigail Brown, Shadow Ridge High School

Richard and Elsie Valentine Memorial Scholarship - $1,500 (one-year scholarship, $750/semester)
A scholarship opportunity in memory of Richard and Elsie Valentine, who demonstrated what can be achieved in life through education and hard work.
- Austin Adelman, Valley Vista High School

Sun City Concert Band Society, Inc. Music Scholarship - $3,000 (two-year scholarship, $750/semester)
Music scholarship opportunity made possible by a donation from the Sun City Concert Band Society, Inc.
- Rachael Geiger, Dysart High School

Dysart HS Alumni Scholarship - $5,000 (two-year scholarship, $1,250/semester)
A scholarship opportunity made possible by donations from Dysart High School Alumni.
- Adriana Chavez, Dysart High School
- Yuritzy Saavedra, Dysart High School
- Emiliano Espinoza, Dysart High School
- Brandon Zamora, Dysart High School

The Dysart Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established for the purpose of raising, receiving, and disbursing funds to enrich the education and activities of students, teachers, and staff in the Dysart Unified School District. Dysart Education Foundation accepts donations of all sizes throughout the year from individuals or organizations. For more information, please visit www.defweb.org.

 

Edit: Rachael Geiger