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Park Cattle, NV Energy award scholarships

Staff Reports

Edgewood Companies will help send five local high school students away to college by rewarding them with a total of $7,000 in scholarships.

Parent company to Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, Edgewood has selected five students from a pool of more than 100 applicants.

The students chosen were Douglas High graduates Bailey Gumm and Diana Regalado, Whittell High School graduates Emily Harris and Anders Chaplin, and South Tahoe High School graduate Thomas Smith IV.

Gumm is attending Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is the former 2011 Miss Nevada Outstanding teen, and the current 2013 Miss Douglas County. She has been active with All About Dance studio for 14 years as both a dancer and teacher, and was highly active in numerous clubs at Douglas High School. Her personal platform is “A Voice for Autism.”

Regalado graduated in the top 10 percent of her class with a 4.08 GPA. Her senior year she was the Associated Student Body President and Vice President of Safe School Ambassadors. She was team captain of the basketball team and received an MVP award and first team All League Player. She was also involved in the Leadership Group and Block D. She will be attending the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the fall studying Physical Therapy.

Harris is attending Coker College in South Carolina on a partial scholarship for both academics and athletics.

Chaplin, an Edgewood Tahoe employee for three summers, graduated near the top of his class with a 4.35 GPA, and was named an Advanced Placement Scholar. For three years in a row Chaplin made the honor choir and during his senior year became vice president of Key Club, student body president, and president of the National Honor Society chapter at Whittell. Chaplin was played on the golf, soccer, and basketball teams. He is attending Claremont McKenna College studying economics/finance.

NV Energy has awarded 56 college scholarships totaling $59,000 to graduating high school seniors through Northern Nevada as well as college students already enrolled in Northern Nevada colleges. Scholarships were awarded to Douglas High School graduates Kimberly Bruner, Jordan Chappell, Aaliyah Paxson, and Aryana Petrosky.