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☷ Churchill County Nevada - Fallon Students Earn Jim Regan Memorial Scholarships 19 May 2022
Churchill County , state Nevada ( By Press Release office)
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Five local students earned Jim Regan Memorial Scholarships as selected by the Churchill County Employee Management Committee . Those students received their scholarships at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on May 18 .
The Regan Memorial Scholarship was established by the family of former County Commissioner Jim Regan , who passed away unexpectedly in 2000 while in office . The scholarship is awarded by the County’s Employee Management Committee composed of county employees .
Recipients must be Churchill County employees or the spouse , child or dependent of a county employee to be eligible for the scholarships which totaled $5 , 500 this year .
Earning scholarships for 2022 were:
yla Trotter is a Churchill County High School senior and daughter of Justice Court Judge Ben Trotter . She is a tennis player who currently serves as her senior class vice president . In high school , she has been recognized as a National Merit Scholarship commended student , an AP Scholar with Honors and is a member of the Nevada All - State Academic Team . She has served as a tutor , a part - time technician with Oasis Online , Girls Who Code instructor and a volunteer with the Churchill County Federal Credit Union . Kyla will attend the University of Nevada , Reno to study computer science .
ndy Bullock , an adult learner , works full - time in the county’s Court Services Department and is pursuing her bachelor ' s degree in criminal justice with a business minor at the University of Nevada , Reno . She volunteers as a youth soccer coach and runs the youth wrestling club and devotes 15 hours a week to youth volunteering activities .
ayler Felton , the daughter of County Assessor Denis Mondhink - Felton , graduates this year from Oasis Academy and will pursue a degree in equine business management at Tarleton State University in Texas . Ranked at the top of her class , she has served in class officer positions in each of her four years of high school . Outside of school , she bakes cookies for Meals on Wheels , cleans up trash around Fallon parks , participates in rodeos and trains horses for friends .
aitlyn Hert , a senior at Oasis Academy , is employed at the Churchill County District Attorney’s Office . A current student at Western Nevada College , she plans to transfer to the College of Southern Nevada with dreams of becoming a diagnostic stenographer performing echocardiograms . She has been on the WNC Dean’s List for several semesters and participated in Nevada INBRE Biomedical Research projects . This softball player was her yearbook editor and served in several roles on student council as well as participated in the We The People program .
abriana Loop , the daughter of Sgt . Paul Loop of the Sheriff’s Office , is a senior at Churchill County High with plans to attend the University of Nebraska at Lincoln this fall to study forensic biology . In high school , she qualified for the HOSA Leadership Conference and honor choir and participated on the swim and golf teams . She enjoys trap shooting , singing and working as a lifeguard .
Photo: 2022 Jim Regan Memorial Scholarship recipients with Churchill County Commissioners .
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