Temecula Valley Elks #2801 honored six students and their families at a recent dinner.
The lodge presented awards and certificates to the six winners of the lodge competition for the “Most Valuable Student” Scholarship contest. Each winner received a scholarship from the Temecula Valley Elks Lodge to help with college expenses.
The first place winners received $1,000; second place winners received $750; and the third place winners received $500. Scholarship applications were judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
The three top young women were:
- Yoo Min (Michelle) Ko – Great Oaks High School, First Place
- Casey Joe – Murrieta Mesa High School, Second place
- Erin Paulson – Vista Murrieta High School, Third place
The top three young men were:
- Kevin Casasola - Chaparral High School, First place
- Rhett Johnson – Linfield Christian High School, Second place
- Nickolas Radosevich – Great Oak High School, Third place
—News release submitted by Temecula Valley Elks