Santa Ana Elks Lodge 794 -

Scholarship Awards

Marsha Villareal, Jessica Matson, Buck KuhnsKathryn Mirth, Al Mirth, Kathryn Mirths Parents, Buck Kuhns

117 Years of Giving Back To The Community  
The Santa Ana Elks Lodge 794 awarded scholarships to high school seniors in the Santa Ana, Tustin, and Irvine school districts.  
Most Valuable Student Scholarships
(Available to any high school senior – no Elk affiliation required)
Student                     School                        Award          
Harrison Ku              University High             $2000  
James Noh               Northwood High            $1750  
Timothy Nguyen      Tustin High                     $1500                          
Alice Lee                   OC School of Arts         $2000
Amy Zhao                 University High              $1750
Erica Shin                 Beckman High               $1500 
Lenz Scholarships
(Must be a child or grandchild of Santa Ana #794 member) 
Jessica Matson  $2500   sponsored by Grandmother Marsha Villareal
Griffin Capps      $2000    sponsored by Grandfather Bill Capps
Santa Ana Elks #794  Legacy Awards 
(Must be a child, grandchild or a member of Santa Ana #794) 
Michaela Walker - $2000 – sponsored by Grandfather James Walker
Kathryn Mirth - $1500 – sponsored by Grandfather Al Mirth
The evenings special guest was Jessica Phan a student at Pomona College who was the Most Valuable Scholarship winner from 2015 while a student at Northwood High School in Irvine.  It was extra special to have two Northwood counselors, Jessica Calbreath and Kathy Smith, as well as principal of Northwood, Dr. Leslie Roach, in attendance at the event.     
This year $18,500 in scholarship awards were given out.   When you add in the district and state awards by our six Most Valuable Student applicants, the subtotal is $28,300.   
Two of our Most Valuable Student honorees are involved in the national judging this will add a minimum of $4,000 each to their scholarships.   We wish Erica Shin and Harrison Ku much success in the national judging process

Since  first established in 1902 The Santa Ana Elks Lodge # 794  has followed in  the Elk traditions of giving  back to their community by recognizing local scholars, helping children with special needs and supporting veterans, as well as youth and community activities.

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