Douglas County clubs spent the last days of the school year honoring students for their work.
Carson Valley Sertoma awarded $27,000 in book and vocational scholarships on May 27 to nine students who were treated to a light breakfast and a chance to meet the Sertomans.
The organization raises money through its events, including a golf tournament on Aug. 20 and a Sept. 17 Oktoberfest.
Douglas County Republican Women recognized four Douglas High School graduates with $1,000 scholarships.
Honored by the group were Joel Harvey, Grady Frensdorff, Cheyenne McKormick, and Roland Norris.
Harvey, a Douglas County Explorer, has been accepted to WyoTech where he will major in automotive technology with a business credential.
Frensdorff is going to the University of Nevada, Reno, to major in business.
Miss Douglas County Outstanding Teen McCormick will also be attending UNR where she will study criminal justice with a minor in psychology.
Norris is going to Western Nevada College majoring in agricultural science with a minor in law.
The Knights of Columbus Sierras Madre Council 4781 recognized Carson Valley Middle School eighth-grader Alan Munsdeane at the school’s eighth-grade promotion ceremony.
The award was presented to honor the memory of Herb Chiara, a native Nevadan educator and school administrator. Alan was selected by his teachers as the most improved graduating eighth-grade student.