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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, May 12, 2010 3A Senior spotlig00 t FRC student wins big scholarship Feather River College biol- ogy student Ehren Bentz has been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarship. The scholarship honors excellence by sup- porting outstanding commu- nity college students with fi- nancial need to transfer to and complete their bache- lor's degrees at the nation's top four-year colleges and universities. They are only available to students graduating from a two-year school and transfer- ring to a university to pur- sue a bachelor's degree. Every community college in the United States is eligi- ble to nominate one to two students for consideration by the foundation, which in turn chooses between 30 and 50 students to get the award. Students awarded the schol- arships are among the very best students in the entire country. The awards are for up to $30,000 per year, for two to three years. Being selected as a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar is a tremendous honor and ac- complishment. As such, the foundation expects scholar- ship recipients to maintain a record of academic excel- lence, hold themselves to the highest ethical standards and work cooperatively with foundation staff. Bentz, a graduate of Greenville High and a Ma- rine Corps vet who served two tours in Iraq, was also accepted to a very presti- gious undergraduate sum- mer research program of- fered by Avila University in Kansas City, Mo. The pro- gram, Research Experiences College students visit Ashland, Ore. The Feather River College Student Support Services program took a trip April 27 to Ashland, Ore., to tour Southern Oregon University and to attend "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The TRiO program pro- vides eligible participants the support needed to suc- cessfully transfer to the uni- versity level. Services in- clude: academic advising; academic support; assis- tance with college admis- sions and financial aid processes; guidance with major selection and/or ca- reer development; and pro- viding financial literacy in- formation. For more information, contact program director Lori Bergum at 283-0202, ext. 316. for Undergraduates, is fund- ed by the National Science Foundation and allows stu- dents the opportunity to do research and field studies of reptiles in the West Indies. Bentz hopes to obtain a PhD in herpetology from Oregon State University, af- ter completing his degree at FRC and the summer re- search program. The Jack Cooke Foundation Transfer scholarship should go a long ways towards meeting those goals. Need help REPLACING I ;E, CONSTRUCTION SINCE 1984 General Building Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035 Paid political advertisement Elect Jon Kennedy Supervisor DL,00tr[ct 5 SEASONED LEADERSHIP AND JUDGEMENT FOR PLUMAS COUNTY Paid for by the committee to elect Jon Kennedy Supervisor District 5, 2010 is coming to Quincy Tuesday & Wednesday, May 18 & 19 7:00pm Tulsa Scott Building, Plumas County Fairgrounds Seminars for all ages discusses the Bible & God's revelation as it pertains to the conflict within the theory of evolution. For more information: Pastor Rick Rodgers Calvary Chapel of Quincy 283-4GOD (4463) Quincy High School senior Josh Whiting successfully complet- ed his senior project through 25+ hours spent with business owner Andy Feinblum of Sier- ra Cycle Repair, as he rebuilt a Honda XR250 dual-sport mo- torcycle. His repairs included replacing a piston and rings, boring out the cylinder and fine-tuning the engine. The end result was a ready-to-ride cycle. Whiting's talent and pas- sion for small engine repairs of all types led him to this pro- ject. Feinblum not only spent hours teaching Whiting his trade, he also mentored senior Sam Ruthchow in cycle repair. In addition, Feinblum wel- comed three seniors to job shadow and interview him and each gained knowledge of small business practices. All the high school seniors who spent time with Feinblum ben- efited not only from his exten- sive knowledge of engines and business, but also observed his good customer service prac- tices and learned the impor- tance of good work ethics and communication. Photo submitted Check Out Our "I can now move a lot better. I can tie my shoes, and I have better sleep." Eileen Gale PLUMAS PHYSICAL THERAPY ,'Y." .Y,, Kory Felker, MPT (  ) 78 Central Ave.. Quincy 283-2202 Main Street gallery to benefit schools Main Street merchants and Main Street Artists in- vite all students, from kindergarten through col- lege, to participate in a street gallery event Satur- day, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Student artwork will be displayed on the sidewalks of downtown Main Street, and all profits from sales will be used for art sup- plies in local schools. All art will be priced at $20. For more information contact Lara Eichenberger at eichen88@hotmail.com. Has your love for reading turned into a challenging relationship? : ;.'::, i i ii !I iiii i li i!!iiiiiiii!!il !!i!ili!i! !!iii!i!iiiiiiiiiii!iiii!iiiii!iii!{iii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiii!i Come visit We can help! 283-2020 gfoptometry.com -,, FRI_..TLyD E_TEENc O;:2TME T Jonathan Friden, O.D. Joshua Baer, O.D. Formerly Drs. Cihnan & Gihnan 68 Central Ave. Quincy 283-2020 Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, foreign body removal, threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear), low vision aids for the visually impaimd.and,vision therapy for learning related vision problems. :::i  ii  i!! iiiiiiiiiii!i!?ii!ii!i!i; Ken Risley of Joy Engineering Joy Engineering- Sloat Quarry now has aggregate deliveries in the Portola, Quincy and Greenville areas! Aggregate for every job, every need, large or small. Call Ken for delivery days and times. Sloat Quarry is now open Monday-Friday 7am-4pm (530) 836-7232 Need a smaller amount of aggregate? Stop by and load up on what you need. KEN RISLEY Mobile (530) 386-2878 JOY ENGINEERING ENGIN EERING CONTRACTORS Mailing: 1584 Wolf Meadows Lane Portola, CA 96122 CA Lic. 395555 NY Lic. 0050700 Physical: 90 Industrial Way Beckworth, CA 96129 Office (530) 832-5760 Fax (530) 832-5472