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Lake Havasu City News

Lake Havasu High School seniors were awarded for their hard work Monday at the LHHS Evening of Excellence.

Students received more than $5.2 million in scholarships from many local service organizations as well as from their chosen institutions of higher learning.

“Our local community groups, clubs and businesses are awarding over $129,000. That’s so awesome. We have a beautifully supportive, giving community and we appreciate them,” said Cali George of the LHHS Career Center.

Evening of Excellence 2019

Erin O’Callaghan/RiverScene

Following are the 2019 recipients.

Joan Adams: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Chase Ahrens: American Legion Post #81 $700.00
Havasu Classic Car Club $500.00
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University $68,000.00
London Bridge Lions

Alexa Alba: Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4299 Carl Frakes Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Soroptimist – do not present $1,000.00
Lake Havasu Sunrise Rotary $1,000.00
Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary $2,000.00
Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Jacob Allen: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Nathaniel Anderson: Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4299 Carl Frakes Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Lake Havasu Sunrise Rotary $1,000.00
Elks Most Valuable Student $3,000.00
Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00
Joel Michael Ribich Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00

Shelbie Anderson: Arizona State University Scholarship $12,000.00

Jordan Austin: US Marines $180,000.00

Paul Michael Baca: Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary $2,000.00
Lake Havasu Sunrise Rotary Martha Bennett Scholarship $500.00
University of Arizona Wildcat Distinction Scholarship $60,000.00

Gabriel Balderrama: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Lindi Bannon: Delta Kappa Gamma $710.00
Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4299 Carl Frakes Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Alpha Delta Kappa $750.00

Trevor Bartel: Arizona State University President’s Scholarship $40,000.00
American Legion Post #81 $700.00

Sierra Bekkedahl: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00
Havasu Classic Car Club $500.00
Arizona Elk’s Association MVS $1,600.00

Parker Berkenmeier: Grand Canyon University Antelope Scholarship $12,000.00

Shivangi Bhakta: Arizona State University Dean’s Scholarship $24,000.00

Courtney Billups: Mohave Community College Academic Honors Scholarship $1,000.00

Alyssa Bishop: ASU LHC Martha Bennett Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00

Pyriel Reigne Bitter: Grand Canyon University Antelope Scholarship $31,000.00

Ciara Bobee: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Tatum Bracamonte: Lake Havasu Republican Women $500.00
Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00
London Bridge Rotary $1,000.00
Lake Havasu Marine Corps League Detachment #757 $2,000.00
LHUSD#1 Administrator’s Scholarship $700.00

Christian Brubaker: US Navy $180,000.00

Ethan Brubaker: Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00

Tally Burgener: Worth & Dot Foundation Scholarship $4,500.00
Brigham Young University $5,790.00
London Bridge Lions
S Club $600.00

Morgan Canaday: Mohave Community College Academic Honors Scholarship $1,000.00

Emily Cannon: Grand Canyon University Antelope Scholarship $22,000.00

Jason Casado: London Bridge Rotary $1,000.00
VFW Auxiliary $1,000.00
American Legion Post #81 $700.00
Havasu Classic Car Club $500.00
Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary $2,000.00
Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Bryson Chalfant: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Faith Cleveland: Mohave Community College President’s Scholarship $2,000.00
London Bridge Republican Women $500.00
London Bridge Lions
Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4299 Carl Frakes Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Lake Havasu Sunrise Rotary $1,000.00
Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary $2,000.00

Kassidy Cook: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Nicholas Cuda: Glen & Leona Swette Scholarship $20,000.00
Arizona State University President’s Scholarship $40,000.00
Dorrance Scholarship $100,000.00
London Bridge Rotary $1,000.00

Roger Cuevas: Summerlin Financial Scholarship $500.00

Chloe Dipoli: Grand Canyon University Antelope Scholarship $12,000.00

Zoe Dondero: “ROTC Scholarship University of Illinois, Chicago” $100,000.00
DAR Barbara Leavitt Kimble Scholarship $500.00
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 81 $1,000.00
Elk’s Lodge #2399 Honor Award $2,000.00
Kiwanis
Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4299 Carl Frakes Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Catholic Daughters of Americas $500.00

Graciela Duran: US Navy “$180,000.00”

Cassidy Emmert: Mohave Community College Academic Honors Scholarship $1,000.00

Allexis Enos: Mohave Community College Academic Honors Scholarship $1,000.00

Johnathan Escobar: Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00

Caitlin Fea: Havasu Classic Car Club $500.00
Lake Havasu Republican Women $500.00
VFW Post 9401 $1,000.00
Daughters of the American Revolution $1,000.00
Elks Most Valuable Student $3,000.00
Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary $2,000.00
Soroptimist – do not present $450.00
Lake Havasu Marine Corps League Auxiliary $1,000.00

Angela Flores: Lake Havasu Gem and Mineral Society $500.00

Valeria Fonseca: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00
Catholic Daughters of Americas $500.00

Gerrick Adrian Gansit: Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary $2,000.00
Catholic Daughters of Americas $500.00
London Bridge Lions
Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Lauren Garitee: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00
London Bridge Rotary $1,000.00
Soroptimist – do not present $1,000.00

Naomi Ginn: University of Alabama Tutwiler Opportunity Scholarship $2,500.00
University of Alabama $32,000.00

Summer Gray: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 81 $1,000.00
Arizona State University Provost Scholarship $32,000.00
Jaci Greeno: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Abbigail Gregg: Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship “$16,000.00”

Saydee Hardy: US Navy $180,000.00

Aubrielle Harris: US Army $180,000.00

Lauren Harwood: Grand Canyon University Antelope Scholarship $31,000.00
Grand Canyon University Dance Scholarship $2,500.00

Elizabeth Heideman: VFW Post 9401 & Auxiliary $1,000.00
Lake Havasu Marine Corps League Detachment #757 $2,000.00

Krystian Jameson: US Marines $180,000.00

Hailee Jaramillo: Kiwanis
Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00

Michael Johnsen: Lake Havasu Sunrise Rotary $1,000.00
University of Arizona Wildcat Excellence Scholarship $24,000.00

Blake Johnson: US Army $180,000.00

Summer Jones: Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary $2,000.00
Mohave Community College Academic Honors Scholarship $1,000.00

Jacob Kluzak: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Parker Kross: ASU Alumni Association Medallion Scholarship $38,400.00
Kiwanis
Arizona State University Provost Scholarship $32,000.00

Blake Kuerner: US Army $180,000.00

Kaden Lin: ASU LHC John & Cindy Hughes Scholarship $2,000.00

Hayden Lintz: Arizona State University Provost Scholarship $32,000.00

Tatum Liska: Catholic Daughters of Americas $500.00
University of Arizona Wildcat Excellence Scholarship $32,000.00

Irene Little: Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4299 Carl Frakes Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Havasu Art Guild $2,500.00

Jaylene Lopez: London Bridge Rotary $1,000.00
Havasu Classic Car Club $500.00
Catholic Daughters of Americas $500.00

Viviana Lopez: Grand Canyon University Antelope Scholarship $18,000.00

Bryce Lowery: US Marines $180,000.00

Shane Lowery: US Marines $180,000.00

Sequoia Lundgren: Summerlin Financial Scholarship $500.00

Kaitlyn Maloney: Lake Havasu Marine Corps League Auxiliary $500.00
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 81 $1,000.00

Kendra Mann: Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4299 Carl Frakes Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
GEO Group Foundation $1,250.00
Elk’s Lodge #2399 Honor Award $2,000.00
Lake Havasu Gem and Mineral Society $500.00
Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00

Spencer Marino: Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00

Taylor McAvay: University of Arizona Wildcat Excellence Scholarship $12,000.00

Bailey McElwain: Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation Scholarship $3,250.00
Freedon Alliance Scholarship $3,000.00
Department of Veterans Affairs Education Scholarship $10,000.00

Jonathan Molien: Summerlin Financial Scholarshipn $500.00
Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00

Jaden Murray: US Navy $180,000.00

Kyle Nakashima: Mohave Community College Academic Honors Scholarship $1,000.00

Jessica Olguin: Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00

Christian Olson: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Jonathan O’Neill: Arizona State University Dean’s Scholarship $24,000.00

Megan Oram: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Paige Oskolkoff: Arizona State University Dean’s Scholarship $24,000.00
Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4299 Carl Frakes Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00

Kimberly Pida: Mohave Community College Academic Honors Scholarship $1,000.00

Bryce Pol: Northern Arizona University President’s Scholarship $28,000.00

William Prater: University of Arizona Wildcat Distinction Scholarship $60,000.00

Juliane Quang: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Jericho Rangel Sanchez: Catholic Daughters of Americas $500.00
GEO Group Foundation $1,250.00

Adrian Reed: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00
Havasu Classic Car Club $500.00
London Bridge Rotary $1,000.00

Anthony Rivello: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Nicholas Rizzo: University of Arizona Wildcat Excellence Scholarship $34,000.00

Laney Roberts: Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00

Allie Robinson: Kiwanis

Erin Roche: Lake Havasu Marine Corps League Auxiliary $1,000.00
Relics and Rods $1,000.00

Raul Rodriguez-Andujo: ASU LHC Martha Bennett Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00

Grace Roose: Grand Canyon University Antelope Scholarship $27,000.00

Robert Samsoe IV: US Marines $180,000.00

Arianna Sanchez:Lake Havasu Sunrise Rotary $1,000.00
Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00
London Bridge Rotary $1,000.00
Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary $2,000.00
Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4299 Carl Frakes Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00

Jacob Schafer: US Air Force $180,000.00

Autumn Shaffer: Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00
Kiwanis

Hannah Smith: Soutwest Minnesota State University $5,000.00

Alyssa Sprague: Arizona State University Dean’s Scholarship $24,000.00

Brianna Stuart: London Bridge Republican Women $500.00
S Club $600.00
PEO $500.00
Soroptimist – do not present $1,000.00
University of Arizona Wildcat Excellence Scholarship $32,000.00

Kyle Tobin: Catholic Daughters of Americas $500.00

Connor Topping: Northern Arizona University Dean’s Scholarship $16,000.00

Juan Torres Acosta: Catholic Daughters of Americas $500.00
Elk’s Lodge #2399 Honor Award $2,000.00

Dalton Tryon: US Navy $180,000.00

Sheyanne Valenzuela: University of Arizona Wildcat Distinction Scholarship $48,000.00

Sophia Van Lith: Summerlin Financial Scholarship $500.00

Brandon Vega: ASU LHC John & Cindy Hughes Scholarship $2,000.00

Cailin Velau: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Trinity Vessells: Lake Havasu Marine Corps League Detachment #757 $2,000.00
Grand Canyon University Antelope Scholarship $39,000.00
London Bridge Rotary $1,000.00
S Club $600.00
Lake Havasu Sunrise Rotary Martha Bennett Scholarship $500.00

Hailey Villa: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00

Brianna Washington: ASU LHC Dean’s Scholarship $15,600.00
ASU LHC Martha Bennett Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00

Rachel Watson: GEO Group Foundation $1,250.00
Lake Havasu Republican Women $500.00

Logan Wienckowski: US Navy $180,000.00

Destiny Yates: Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Scholarship $42,500.00
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 81 $1,000.00
Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4299 Carl Frakes Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
Havasu Regional Medical Center Auxiliary $2,000.00
S Club $600.00

Samantha Zilberman: GEO Group Foundation $1,250.00
Arizona State University Provost Scholarship $32,000.00
London Bridge Lions

Evening of Excellence 2019

Principal Scott Becker introduces the Evening of Excellence as well as gives away first scholarship. Erin O’Callaghan/RiverScene

Evening of Excellence 2019

Abbie Anderson with ASU Lake Havasu hands Parker Kross his scholarship. Erin O’Callaghan/RiverScene

Evening of Excellence 2019

Abbie Anderson from ASU Lake Havasu gives out another scholarship. Erin O’Callaghan/RiverScene

Evening of Excellence 2019

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Evening of Excellence 2019

Abbie Anderson congratulates all of the ASU Scholarship recipients. Erin O’Callaghan/RiverScene

Evening of Excellence 2019

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Evening of Excellence 2019

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Evening of Excellence 2019

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Evening of Excellence 2019

Mohave Community College Representatives hand out four scholarships. Erin O’Callaghan/RiverScene

Evening of Excellence 2019

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Evening of Excellence 2019

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