Daniel Crispino, 17 of Red Bluff and Abigail Fierce, 19 of Corning, will each receive $750 scholarships as recipients of this year’s Tehama County Republican Community Service Scholarship.

Crispino is the son of Leo and Araceli Crispino of Red Bluff and a graduate of Red Bluff Union High School. He plans on attending California State University, Chico in the fall. Fierce is the daughter of James and Laura Fierce of Corning. She is a graduate of Corning High School and plans on attending University of California, Davis. 

“As a committee, we felt this was one way we could invest into the future,” said Mike Holtsclaw, Tehama County Republican Chairman. “These two students not only stand out academically but also excel in making a difference within their community,” said Holtsclaw.

“It was encouraging to meet so many young people who understood what community service was all about,” said Jerry Crow, a member of the scholarship committee. “They were all inspiring.”

Applications for the 2019 Tehama County Republican Community Service Scholarship are now available. The scholarship is open to all qualifying high school seniors in Tehama. Applicants must be a member of the current year graduating class from any public, private, charter or home school located in Tehama County who has maintained at least a 2.0-grade point average in high school. Applicants must complete an application, provide two letters of reference and to submit an essay detailing their community service and why community service is important in being a contributing citizen. The number of recipients and amount awarded is determined by the Scholarship Committee. The final determination is based on the applicants' essay, interview, and financial need. The deadline for submission is April 19, 2019. 

This is the sixth year that the Tehama County Republican Central Committee has offered this annual award which helps support worthy recipients who plan on pursuing a course of study leading to a post-secondary degree or certificate from a college, university, community college, or vocational school. Since the scholarship's inception in 2014, 15 Tehama County Students have benefited from the award.
Tehama County Republican’s Awards Two Scholarships for Community Service
Tehama County Republican Scholarship Awards

2018 - Daniel Crispino of Red Bluff and Abigail Fierce of Corning, will each receive $750 scholarships.Totaling $1,500.

2017 – Gabriel Fregoso of Red Bluff and Jennifer Silvera of Los Molinos will each receive $1,000 scholarlships.Totaling $2,000.

2016 - Jesus Madrigal of Orland, received $700. Daisy Alston of Orland, Tessa Betenbaugh, of Orland, Sarah Grine of Corning and Gillian Celho of Gerber, received $200 awards. Totaling $2,000.

2015 - Jorge Ceja-Carrillio of Vina and Danielle Mincer-Mueller of Red Bluff received will each receive $500. Totaling $1,000.

2014 -  Madelyne Henderson of Corning, Megan Lynn DiDio of Red Bluff, and Adrian Garcia Zatary and Consuelo Langarica-Barraza both of Los Molinos each received $250 scholarships. Totaling $1,000

PLEASE NOTE: The correct address to send scholarship applications is: Tehama County Republican Scholarship Committee, PO Box 873, Red Bluff CA 96080. A previous application listed our former PO Box. We regret if this caused any inconveniences and will accept applications that are forwarded to us after the April 19 deadline until April 30.