24 Students Earn $1,000 Community Volunteer Service Awards

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07 JUL 2013
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Scholarship America is proud to introduce the 24 students from across the nation who have earned $1,000 Community Volunteer Service Awards (CVSA) from Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars. These students were nominated by their local Dollars for Scholars affiliates for their extraordinary volunteer efforts; they will be entered into our national Student of the Year competition for an additional award and recognition this fall.

2013 CVSA Recipients

Olubukayo Akinyemi, Martin Luther King Jr. High School (CA)
Greater Riverside Dollars for Scholars

Bradley Anderson, Bellingham High School (WA)
Bellingham Dollars for Scholars

Alissa Bettenhausen, Wishek High School (ND)
Wishek Area Dollars for Scholars

Tyler Doupe, John C. Birdlebough High School (NY)
Phoenix Central School District Dollars for Scholars

Meghan Flynn, Sweet Home Senior High School (NY)
Sweet Home Dollars for Scholars

Robert Greer, Milan High School (IN)
Milan Community Dollars for Scholars

Andrea Grof, Tri-City United High School (MN)
Tri-City United Dollars for Scholars

Megan Jones, Canon-McMillan Senior High School (PA)
Community Scholarship Foundation of Canon-McMillan Dollars for Scholars

Makenna Lammons, Polytechnic High School (CA)
Greater Riverside Dollars for Scholars

Sandy Li, Abraham Lincoln Senior High School (CA)
Dollars for Scholars of Lincoln Heights

Elizabeth Miller, Davies High School (ND)
Fargo Area Dollars for Scholars

Brian Morgan, Hopkinton High School (NH)
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Dollars for Scholars

Kevin Murray, Sweet Home Senior High School (NY)
Sweet Home Dollars for Scholars

Quinn Odenthal, Shakopee Senior High School (MN)
Shakopee Dollars for Scholars

Kaytlyn Oliver, Lake Region UHSD #24 (VT)
Upward Bound Dollars for Scholars

Spencer Riley, Cle Elum Roslyn High School (WA)
Upper Kittitas County Dollars for Scholars

Fatuma Shiwoko, Desert View High School (AZ)
Sunnyside School District Alumni Association Dollars for Scholars

Rachel Soll, Oelwein High School (IA)
Oelwein Dollars for Scholars

Timothy Stammeyer, Newton Senior High School (IA)
CSF of Newton Dollars for Scholars

Kary Tran, Abraham Lincoln Senior High School (CA)
Dollars for Scholars of Lincoln Heights

Hannah Truong, Squalicum High School (WA)
Bellingham Dollars for Scholars

Caitlynn Turner, South Dearborn High School (IN)
South Dearborn Community Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars

Molly Ueland, Griggs County Central High School (ND)
Griggs County Central Dollars for Scholars

Reid Warnock, North Reading High School (MA)
North Reading Dollars for Scholars

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