Kiwanis award 8 scholarships
On May 25, the Ashland Kiwanis Club announced eight scholarship awards to senior Ashland High School students at the annual Scholarships and Awards Program. The event was held at the AHS Mountain Avenue Theatre.
Tommy Laird Kiwanis Scholarships (Student of the Month) for $1,000 were awarded to Brayden Preskenis and Hesperus di Properzio. Ashland Kiwanis Club Athletic Scholarships for $1,000 were awarded to Soleil Heller and Marina Taconni. A $1,000 Key Club Scholarship was awarded to Sarah Kaufman. Kiwanis Youth Foundation of Southern Oregon Scholarships for $750 were awarded to Abdullah Rizk, Liam Keith and Angelina Padilla.
The Kiwanis awards were presented by members Chad Smith, Don Paul, Jeanne Walcher and Russ Chadick.
The four contributors to the Athletic Scholarships are Ashland Home Net, Avista Utilities, Gateway Real Estate and State Farm Insurance, Jon Snowdon, agent.