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Silver State Schools Credit Union Announces 2012 College Scholarship Winners

Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU) has announced its 2012 college scholarship winners. Each of these scholarships, (four named for long-time volunteers Arlene Parkinson, Bart Roche, Leonard Petoske, and William Moore, and two SSSCU scholarships), awards $2,000 annually, renewable for up to four years, and is awarded to seniors who demonstrate excellence in academics, athletics and community service.

Arlene Parkinson Scholarship to Alexandria Von Mohr, Northwest Career & Technical Academy, who will graduate with an Advanced Honors Diploma with a weighted GPA of 4.65. Alexandria will attend UNLV Honors College where she intends to pursue a degree in Hospitality with a minor in Human Resources.

Bart Roche Scholarship to Green Valley High School’s Alyssa Caplan, who will graduate in the top 2% of her class of 654 with a weighted GPA of 4.775. Alyssa will attend Vassar College where she will study Biology.

Leonard Petoske Scholarship to Logan Honea of Arbor View High School, who will graduate first in her class of 580 students with a weighted GPA of 4.8. Logan has applied and been accepted by the College of Wooster to study Business Economics.

William Moore Scholarship goes to Lacey Woods from Coronado High School, who will graduate with Honors, with a weighted GPA of 4.8. She is planning on attending the University of Utah, to pursue Cello Performance and Psychology.

Mikelle Torgesen, a senior at Boulder City High School, is the first of our two SSSCU Scholarship award winners. Her rigorous academic schedule will ensure her a weighted GPA of 4.8 at graduation. Mikelle plans to attend Brigham Young University with Elementary Education as her intended field of study.
The second SSSCU Scholarship goes to Rachel Roorda, of the Las Vegas Academy. She will graduate with an Honors Diploma with an overall weighted GPA of 4.8. Rachel has applied and been accepted to Houston Baptist College and intends to study Business.
These scholarships, awards $2,000 annually, renewable for up to four years, and is awarded to seniors who demonstrate excellence in academics, athletics and community service
Release Date: 5/3/2012

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