By Amy Maginnis-Honey
More than 80 sponsors invested almost $130,000 in local youth Sunday as high school seniors stepped up to receive scholarships at the 46th annual Assist-A-Grad Scholarship Foundation, Inc. awards.
Some of the recipients were called to the stage three times to receive their monetary gifts for college. Even more were called twice.
Armijo Class of 2015 member Spencer Butler earned scholarships from his school’s alumni foundation as well as one from the Fairfield Sons of Italy Lodge.He’ll use the money for his studies at Humboldt State where he plans on majoring in fisheries and biology.