(IID hands out scholarships)…They were awarded Tuesday. During the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting. Every year the IID hands out scholarships to deserving children of District employees.
Denise Bohannan who headed this years Scholarship committee, said 15 highly motivated high school seniors, all vying for a college scholarship, were interviewed. The applicants were dependents of IID employees and all had obtained a 3.0 cumulative grade point average of above. Most received $500 scholarships. $750 awards went to Elisandara Amparano and Jessica Lim. $1,000 scholarships were awarded to Daniela Acosta and Alyssa Partida. Brandon Beltran and Alyson Galarte were awarded $1,250 scholarships. The top award, a $1,500 scholarship went to Emily Hoff.