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Rotary Awards $12K in Scholarships

Jun 15, 2022 12:00AM ● By MPG Staff

DIXON, CA (MPG) - The Dixon Rotary Club is an international service club with an objective of service in the community and around the world. This year the Dixon Rotary Club distributed eight scholarships totaling $12,000.

With numerous applications received, the Scholarship Committee was tasked with selecting the recipients. It was with great honor that the Dixon Rotary Club presented their 2022 scholarships to: Nathan Algood, Priscilla Ascencio, Javier Barragan, Donald Bingaman, Dyrin Chavez Hernandez, Martha Ibarra Montes, Catherine Kersey and Dana Ramos Mendoza.

Nathan Algood will be attending Butte Community College majoring in Welding Technology. His career goal is to become a Weld Inspector. Nathan received a $1,000 scholarship.

Priscilla Ascencio will be attending Woodland Community College to pursue a career working and helping children. Her goal is to become a Neonatal Nurse or a Pediatric Nurse. Priscilla received a $1,000 scholarship.

Javier Barragan plans to make a stop at a community college and continue to a four-year college to become a Nurse. Javier received a $1,000 scholarship.

Donald Bingaman has been accepted to attend California State University, Sacramento, and plans to major in Criminal Justice. His goal is to be an FBI Special Agent. Donald has received a $2,000 scholarship.

Dyrin Chavez Hernandez plans to attend the University of San Francisco seeking her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Her career goal is to become a Nurse Practitioner to inspire young children of immigrants. Dyrin has received a $2,000 scholarship.

Martha Ibarra Montes will be attending Napa Valley College seeking a degree in Education. Martha has received a $1,000 scholarship.

Catherine Kersey has been accepted to attend Brigham Young University. She will determine her major at a later date. Catherine has received a $2,000 scholarship.

Dana Ramos Mendoza has been accepted to attend the University of California, Davis, with plans to become a compassionate veterinarian. Dana has received a $2,000 scholarship.

Club members congratulate these students and wish them success in their future endeavors.