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14A Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Feather River Bulletin Meeting Scholars,0000ip: to address 00000000t00ona00sc00olars00io00 are listed on fastweb.com,   studentscholarships.org and te.ga.cy scholarships.com. school counselors often have m00n00n9 applications, as well as information about impacts registering for the SAT and ACT tests. and other opp00:00rtunities available California State Retirees Chapter 14, $500 Open to high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are relatives of current or retired state employees. Based on one-page summary of life goals. Applications available from high school counselor. Deadline: March 31. California Wine Grape Growers scholarships, $2,000 - $8,000 Open to high school seniors with a parent who is a vineyard employee. Must be planning to attend a Calitbrnia community college, California state university or University of California school. See high school counselor for application. Deadline: March 31. GETTING AN EDUCATION ACSA dependent scholarships, $500 Open to high school seniors who are dependents of members of the Plumas Chapter of the Association of California School Administrators. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be planning to go to vocational school or college. Applications available from high school counselor. Deadline: April 1. Portuguese Historical and Cultural Society, $500 -- $1,000 Open to high school seniors of Portuguese descent who reside in Northern California and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applications available from high school counselor. Deadline: March 31. U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar One-week introduction to the Naval Academy open to high school juniors. Includes academic and leadership workshops. Costs $400 plus airfare; some scholarships available. See high school counselor for a brochure. =Deadline. March 31. ACSA scholarships, $250 The Plumas Chapter of the Association of California School Administrators offers awards to high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are planning to go to vocational school or college. Applications available from high school counselor. Deadline: April 1. GetDirectTV scholarship; $2,5oo Open to high school seniors and college students. Applicants submit a blog entry on how television has influenced their post-graduate career aspirations. Go to getdirecttv.org/tv-scholarshi p. Deadline: April 1. Honors Graduation Scholarships, $1,000 Five scholarships available to high school seniors and current college students. Based on essay contest; no minimum GPA. Applicants must be planning to enroll in college in the fall. Apply at http://bit.ly/lebIgKe. Deadline: April 1. Quincy Rotary FRC Scholarship, $2,000-plus Open toQuincy High School seniors planning to enroll at Feather River College in the fall. At the local level, the application will be reviewed by Quincy Rotary, which will choose a candidate for the district level 'Aiplicatidiiiiilab le from high school counselor or from QHS website. Deadline: April 1. four-year college or university. Preference given to those with an active interest in golf, but it is not required. Apply at YouthonCourse.org; click on "Scholarships." Deadline: April 1. Feather River College scholarships FRC has three scholarships available for incoming freshmen. Packets available from high school counselor. Deadline: April 4. American Iris Society Region 14, $1,000 Open to high school seniors or current college students interested in iris activities or pursuing a career in horticulture, floriculture, landscaping, nursery production or a related field. Applicants must be Northern California residents. Applications available from high school counselor. Deadline: April 6. California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship, $500 Four awards open to seniors at Greenville, Quincy, Portola, Chester, Herlong, Westwood, Lassen and Big Valley high schools with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Based on one-page biography with future career goals. Applications available from high school counselor. Deadline: April 10. Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Camp Youth leadership camp in Sacramento July 19 - 26 open to 10th- and 11th-graders. Travel, housing and meals provided. Apply at clylp.org. Deadline: April 11. Plumas District Hospital Volunteers scholarship, $2,OOO Award open to applicants who have completed a minimum of one year of academic studies in a health-related field and are also either a resident of the Plumas Hospital District or Indian Valley, or a graduate of a high school in the same area. Applications available at pdh.org, frc.edu, Plumas District Hospital and the Bargain Boutique. For information, call Bonnie, scholarship chairperson, at 283-2706. Deadline: April 15. On Thursday, April 3, The Sierra Fund will present information to the public about environmental impacts of historical mining in Plumas County. The Sierra Fund Science Director Dr. Carrie Monohan will present "Fish and Dust: Legacy Impacts from the Gold Rush." This presentation is an overview of two studies The Sierra Fund completed to assess human exposure to heavy metals: the Gold County Angler Survey and the Gold County Recreational Trails Assessment. This informational meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the Mineral Building at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, 204 Fairgrounds Road in Quincy. Light refreshments will be provided. This presentation will offer tips on how to avoid exposure to legacy mercury and other heavy metals related to historical mining in this area, including arsenic, lead and asbestos. A guest speaker from the California Indian Environmental Alliance will also cover the important new fish consumption advice issued by the state of California that woman under 45 and families with young children should be aware of. The Sierra Fund is a nonprofit based in Nevada City that serves the Sierra Nevada region. The Sierra Fund has been working since 2006 to address the ongoing impacts from historical mining in the Sierra, including research on public exposure pathways, and outreach to clinics and the general public. - - .... For more information about this event contact Amber Taxiera, community outreach coordinator, at 265-8454, ext. 216 or amber.taxiera@sierrafund.org For information about The Sierra Fund's program to address legacy mining impacts visit reclaimingthesierra.org and for general information about the organization visit sierrafund.org. Plumas Auto Diagnostics Cory Schwartz/ASE Certifiea 283-2868 2140 E. Main St., Quincy (inside Shadetree Auto) Localb & Operated HIGIt mEll00 Youth on Course Scholarships, amounts not specified Thirty merit- and need-based awards available for high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA planning to enroll in a Frostie Cone Special Chocolate, Vanilla or 1/2 &l/2 ComlngSoon... Roper e & Wild Weet Yogurt Shakes &Sundaes 5 Main St., Quincy 283-4677 107 Leonard Ave. Coming Soon: Quincy Shuttle Service to: 283-4015 Mt..uff Paul Mundorff Claremont ~ Owner South Trails 65 East Sierra Ave, Portola 530-832-1252 No delivery fees, statement fees, or hidden costs No Games or Gimmicks Just Gas, at a resonable price Our Roots Run Deep in Plumas County! Family Owned & Operated Since 1946 "Call for B Details" Sales, Service and Repair Environmental Alternatives Foster Family Agency Urgently Needs Homes in Plumas County Whether for a day, or for a lifetime, foster parents can make a huge difference in a child's life. We need You! Call us today at 1-800-655-8350 or stop by 455 West Main Street for more information. OCA# 320316073 _._ Residential Care for Children ENVIRONMENTAL ALTERNATIVES Quincy - -" 455 W. Main St. 530-283-3330 We are a full service florist & nursery. Don't forget, we deliver! 41796 Hwy. 70, Quincy Open: Near Feather River College  Hon.-Fri.: 9;OOam - 5:OOpm Sat. 9am - Spm 283-2010  Closed Sun. U.S. Naval Academy Summer STEM Program One-week session at the Naval Academy on science, technology, engineering and math open to seventh- through 10th:graders. Tuition is $350 plus airfare. Scholarships available. Pick up brochure from high school counselor. Deadline: April 15. Golden Grads of 1963 Technical and Trade School Scholarship, $1,200 Open to Quincy High School seniors planning to enroll in a vocational, technical or trade school in the fall. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or better in vocational classes in high school. Applications available from high school counselor. Deadline: April 21. Plumas-Sierra CattleWomen/CattleMen scholarship, $500 - $1,000 Open to high school seniors who have been residents of Plumas or Sierra County for at least a year. Applicants from farming/ranching families may be studying any field; other applicants must be studying agriculture or another field that supports the beef industry. .Scholarships may be renewed. Application packet available at high school counselor's office, or by calling Maureen Kimberling at 993-4036. Deadline: April 21. P.E.O. Scholarship, $300 Philanthropic Educational Organization scholarship open to female high school seniors, based on financial need, personal goals and character. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and can be planning to go to a two- or four-year college or vocational school. Applications available from high school counselor. Deadline: April 22. American Ag Credit Scholarships, $1,000 and up Open t O high school seniors planning to go to a four-year college, and to current college students in California and five other states. Any career or major is acceptable but preference is given to students in ag-related fields. Applications available from high school counselor. Deadline: May 1. Lake Almanor Elks Vocational Scholarship, $500 - $1,ooo Open to students/citizens in the Chester, Greenville and Westwood areas planning to pursue an eligible vocational or technical course above the high school level. Applications may be obtained by contacting the Elks Lodge at 258-ELKS. Deadline: May 1. Plumas-Sierra Farm Bureau scholarship Award open to high school graduates and college students, based on school and community activities, scholastic achievement, leadership skills and written application. Applicants must either 1) be an immediate family member of a Plumas-Sierra County Farm Bureau member in good standing; or 2) reside in Plumas or Sierra County and major in the agricultural field. Applications available by calling 993-4550 or 993-4097, by requesting online at haythere@psln.com or by visiting local high schools. Deadline: May 1. Plumas County Employee Association Scholarship, $300 - $750 per year, renewable Open to high school seniors whose parent or guardian is a member of the Plumas County Employee Association. Must be planning to attend a two-year college, four- year college, vocational school, tech school or any other accredited program. Pick up application from high school counselor. Deadline: May 2. Rotary Club of Chester scholarships Vocational scholarship of $1,500 and academic scholarship of $1,500 open to all high school seniors in the Lake Almanor Basin. See high school counselor for application. Deadline: May 16. NROTC Scholarship Program, full tuition The Navy has full tuition scholarships available for high school seniors. Go to nrotc.navy.mil or ask high school counselor about talking with Navy recruiter. Deadline not specified.  Serving ALL of Plumas County I Resale Refi Purchase ] I 61 Bradley St., Suite A, Quincy CA 95971 | (530) 283-4250 i.