2019 GOLD sTAR sCHOLARSHIP rECIPIENT

 

In 2019, the Character In Life Foundation awarded a Gold Star Scholarship to a student graduating from a high school in Pierce County (WA) that had lost a parent serving on active duty. The student needed a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

2019 CHARACTER IN LIFE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

 

In 2019, scholarships were awarded to 2 students that intend to pursue a career in Education, had a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, provided a letter of recommendation, and wrote a personal essay about how their life has demonstrated one or more of the following core values: Sacrifice, Integrity, Commitment, Courage, Patriotism, and/or Citizenship.

 

2019 You can never dream too big scholarship recipient

 

USAF SMSgt Byron Ball partnered with students from the Leadership Class at Emerald Ridge HS. These students selected a student from the Class of 2019 that they believed was worthy of the scholarship. It was important to SMSgt Ball that the individual be selected by their peers. He wanted to recognize someone that others believe in, even if they don’t believe in themselves. The recipient of this scholarship can attend a post-secondary school of their choice. They can pursue a career of their choice. The only other requirement is that they not be afraid to dream too big.