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Education news: Students awarded scholarships from GNCU

Students awarded scholarships from GNCU

Ila Bottoms, Arnold Flores, Leana Garcia, Allison Blair and Janae Johnston-Bucker of Carson City are five of 14 students recently awarded $1,000 scholarship certificates from Greater Nevada Credit Union.

Bottoms and Flores attend Western Nevada College; Garcia attends Great Basin College in Elko; and Blair and Johnston-Bucker will attend the University of Nevada, Reno.

The scholarships were awarded on a competitive basis, and winners were selected based on their financial need, academic performance, personal statement, recommendations from school and community leaders and community involvement.

For more information, go to http://www.gncu.org or 775-882-2060.

Cariaga graduates from George Fox University

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Chae Cariaga of Minden graduated from George Fox University in Newberg, Ore., May 4 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.

For more information, go to http://www.georgefox.edu.

Walking tour of trees is July 18

Tom Henderson, owner and president of Healthy Trees, will lead a walking tour to explain the history of trees in Carson City at 6 p.m. July 18 at the Capitol Grounds. `

The lecture will offer insights on fossil records to show some of the earliest tree species in the area.

For more information, call 775-883-4154.

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