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SPV grads awarded EA scholarships

San Pedro Valley News-Sun of Benson, Arizona

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THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College's 31st Annual Scholarship Banquet was held last month to recognize the scholastic achievements of over 75 EAC students.

The banquet, at EAC's campus in Thatcher, recognized donors and recipients of 49 scholarships of which many are annually funded by the contributions of various organizations and individuals, while others are endowed scholarships funded by the earnings of funds provided by the gifts of donors.

Cheyenne Davis, daughter of Braden and Melanie Davis; and Jacob Mayberry, son of Carter and Faye Mayberry, of St. David, both received an Alumni Association Scholarship. This scholarship is made possible by the gifts of EAC alumni through annual fundraising and is awarded to children or grandchildren of EAC alumni who demonstrate exemplary character traits and academic ability.

Kendra Behr, of Benson, daughter of Tim and Sherri Behr, received the Dr. Dorine Chancellor Athletic Scholarship. This scholarship is provided by Dr. Dorine Chancellor to assist one Women's Softball student and one Men's Basketball student each year.

Amber Gardner, of Benson, daughter of Richard and Heather Gardner, received the William J. Bone Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a student who has been determined to possess personal integrity, good moral character, and good citizenship.

Jesse Tapia, of Benson, son of Martin and Eva Tapia, received the Sarah Lamoreaux Memorial Scholarship. This memorial scholarship, provided by the Edwin Lamoreaux family, is given to a recipient that demonstrates goodness, enthusiasm, dedication, and is a positive role model for EAC.

Joseph Greer, of Benson, son of J. Leslie and! Dee M. Greer, and the late Becky Greer, received the Dennis Braithwaite Memorial Scholarship. Established by the family of Dennis Braithwaite, this memorial scholarship helps students who love music and wish to continue their study of music at the college level.

For more information about EAC's scholarship opportunities, or to set up a scholarship of your own, contact EAC's Alumni Center and Foundation at (928) 428-8295.

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Original Publication Date: November 4, 2015

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