2014 Scholarship Recipients

One of the organizations goals is to continue encouraging future generations to enter the horticulture field and to promote higher education within the families that work in the local nursery business.

2014 CCGGA scholarship recipients are:

  • Aidan Williams – Currently attending Bishop Garcia Diego High School
  • Beatriz Barajas – Currently attending Arroyo Grande High School
  • Cristine Vana – Currently attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • Ismal Jr. Barajas – Currently attending UC Santa Barbara
  • Jorge Rivera – Currently attending Santa Maria High School
  • Jose Manuel Ortiz – Currently attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • Kasey Lorance – Currently attending Nipomo High School
  • Katrina Dobbe – Currently attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • Kirk Wilenius – Currently attending Loyola Marymount University
  • Lane Luis – Currently attending Santa Ynez High School
  • Lauren Mocettini – Currently attending Salinas High School
  • Mackenzie Rich – Currently attending Alta Loma High School
  • Maddie Yolar-Groppetti – Currently attending Righetti High School
  • Nelly Guerra – Currently attending Pioneer Valley High School
  • Rachel Maiorino – Currently attending Cal Poly, SLO
  • Samantha Fischbein – Currently attending Arroyo Grande High School
  • Sergio Lopez – Currently attending Allan Hancock College
  • Yuliana Carrillo – Currently attending Nipomo High School
  • Zane Smiley – Currently attending Cal Poly, Pomona

2015 SCHOLARSHIP Requirements

2015 CCGGA SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES:

 

Who can apply?

High School Seniors and currently enrolled college students who are children of CCGGA Nursery Members, or High School Seniors and currently enrolled college students who are pursuing an education in Horticulture or Agriculture related fields. Graduate students are not applicable.

 

What do I need to submit?

  1. APPLICATION 2015 CCGGA Scholarship Application
  2. TRANSCRIPT COPY COVERING YOUR MOST RECENT YEAR OF EDUCATION (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable but there must be a school reference or website link in footer.)
  3. TWO OR MORE LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION  (From school faculty or member/teacher and/or another adult in the community)
  4. NO MORE THAN 250 WORD PERSONAL STORY ESSAY EXPRESSING YOUR EDUCATIONAL GOALS, FUTURE PLANS, AND INTERESTS. (Format requirements – 12pt basic font, double spaced)

 

What is the personal story essay?

We want to you know about you and why you deserve this scholarship. In 250 words or less, please describe what your financial need is, involvement in community, extra-curricular activities, leadership roles, work experience, what you plan to major in and what your future goals and plans are. 

All above documents must be submitted together at one time.  Incomplete application will not be accepted.

 

DEADLINE: March 31, 2015 at midnight.

Submit application and other documents to:  info@ccgga.com  or PO Box 980 Nipomo, CA 93444 

TIP: To ensure your forms are submitted the way you intend them to look; we suggest sending your documents in PDF form as they will be forwarded to the CCGGA Scholarship Committee.