Mono Lake Committee Scholarship
Since 2008 the Mono Lake Committee has awarded the Mono Lake Committee Scholarship to support local college-bound students.
Each year the Committee awards up to two $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing higher education who display a personal connection with Mono Lake and the Mono Lake story. Mono County resident high school seniors who have firm plans to attend a two- or four-year college within a year of graduation qualify for the Mono Lake Committee Scholarship.
Students must visit Mono Lake and respond to this question:
Why do places like Mono Lake matter?
The 2020 Mono Lake Committee Scholarship recipients:
In 2020 scholarships were awarded to Mammoth High School senior Keely Podosin and Lee Vining High School senior Ben Trefry. They both wrote thoughtful essays about the importance of Mono Lake both to them and to the world. We wish them well for their next step.
- 2019 scholarship recipients
In 2019 scholarships were awarded to Mammoth High School senior Orion Ellis and Lee Vining High School senior Sophia McKee.
- 2018 scholarship recipients
In 2018 scholarships were awarded to to Lee Vining High School seniors Rosalie Burch and Isabel Calderon.
- 2017 scholarship recipients
In 2017 scholarships were awarded to to Coleville High School senior Reina Childs and Lee Vining High School senior Charles DesBaillets.
- 2016 scholarship recipients
In 2016 scholarships were awarded to Lee Vining High School seniors Berlin Del Aguila and Julie Harris.
- 2015 scholarship recipients
In 2015 scholarships were awarded to Mammoth High School senior Carson Bold and Lee Vining High School senior Olivia Nelson.
- 2014 scholarship recipients
In 2014 scholarships were awarded to Mammoth Lakes Academy senior Patty Anne Hensley and Lee Vining High School senior Alexis Romero.
- 2013 scholarship recipients
In 2013 scholarships were awarded to Lee Vining High School seniors Tristan Blommer and Cortney Duro.
- 2012 scholarship recipients
In 2012 scholarships were awarded to (clockwise from top left): Cory Forbes, Lee Vining High School; Alek McKee, Lee Vining High School; Cavanagh Gohlich, Coleville High School; and Natasha McCullough, Lee Vining High School.
- 2011 scholarship recipients
In 2011 scholarships were awarded to Lee Vining High School seniors Angela Annett and Quincy Parker.
- 2010 scholarship recipients
In 2010 scholarships were awarded to Eastern Sierra Academy senior Andrew Oliviera and Lee Vining High School senior Katie Woodruff.
- 2009 scholarship recipients
In 2009 scholarships were awarded to Lee Vining High School senior Erika Flores and Eastern Sierra Academy (Bridgeport) seniors Justin Diem and Juan Carlos Pina.
- 2008 scholarship recipients
In 2008 scholarships were awarded to Lee Vining High School seniors Hannah Gehrman and Mariah McCullough.