(More scholarships awarded)…The latest awards were made by the Elks Lodge.
The scholarships went to deserving graduating seniors at High Schools in their District, including Calexico, Central Holtville and Southwest. The Scholarships were awarded in 3 categories; Most Valuable Student, Steve Cole Memorial and Jack Kloth Memorial Awards. The highest award went to Do Hyun Kim from Central in the Most Valuable category, he was awards a $4,900 scholarship. A $1,500 award went to Mariana Verdugo of Central and a $1,300 award went to Clarissa Evangelist of Central. Carlos Wolf of Central and Amy Leon of Central both received $800. Also receiving scholarships were; Salvador Villalon Jr. of Calexico, Ashley Holt of Holtville, Giselle Lopez of Calexico and Hugo Romero Jr of Holtville.