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University of Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA — During the 2017 fall semester at The University of Alabama, Hayden Gregory was named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above and Hunter Gregory, both of Hanford, was named to the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's).

Roger Williams University

BRISTOL, RHODE ISLAND — Roger Williams University announced that Erin Transue, of Lemoore, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies in December as part of the Class of 2017. 


Ruiz 4 Kids Scholarship: Applications for the Ruiz 4 Kids scholarships are available online for high school seniors who attend a high school located within a 35-mile radius of Dinuba or Tulare. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or above to apply if they plan on attending a two-year college or vocational institution. Those attending a four-year college or university must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. To learn more, access the guidelines and application, visit: Deadline for applications is March 9. Ruiz 4 Kids, the nonprofit organization of Ruiz Food Products Inc., is based in Dinuba.

Cabrillo Club Scholarship Fund: The Cabrillo Clubs of California is offering $500 scholarships to high school senior students. To qualify, a student must be of Portuguese descent have a GPA of 3.5 or better all four years of high school and be involved in extracurricular activities. Scholarship applications are available by clicking the scholarship link at Applications must be postmarked by March 14 and submitted with transcripts and three letters of recommendation to: Breck Austin, State Scholarship Chairman, 472 Paradise View Dr., Vista, CA 92083.

Anita de la Vega Scholarship Fund: Family HealthCare Network is now accepting applications for a $600 scholarship opportunity. High school seniors and junior college students from Tulare and Kings County pursuing a degree in health or community health and who meet all other eligibility criteria are welcomed to apply. Applications are available on Family HealthCare Network’s website at Applicants must submit a complete application by 5 p.m. on March 30. The Anita de la Vega Scholarship Fund Committee will make its final selection of recipients by April 16. Information: Email or call 737-4700.

Audrey Liebold Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship, being offered by The Kings Players, was established to honor one of the Kings Player’s founders and greatest advocates, Audrey Leibold. Eligible students must be a graduating high school senior and intend to pursue a career and or make a contribution in the field of the Performing Arts. All applications are due by April 1. For more information, contact your high school or college career counselor, or email Scholarship Chairman, Kim Spicer at

Hanford Garden Club Scholarship: Hanford Garden Club is offering scholarships to graduating seniors from schools in Kings County in the amount of $500 each. Students must be planning a career related to the objectives of the Hanford Garden Club. This may include; botany conservation, entomology, floriculture, forestry, horticulture, landscape architecture, plant biology and/or plant genetics, urban planning, agriculture or research in allied fields. Consideration will be given to grades, extracurricular activities, and financial need. School transcript is required, along with three letters of recommendation which discuss scholastic ability, personal character, and work related experiences of applicant [each letter limited to one page]. Submission deadline is April 1, to the Scholarship Chairman, Pat Scialo, 2011 Idaho Ave., Hanford, CA 93230. Questions: Call 686-8166.

Professional Latin American Association Scholarship: The Professional Latin American Association will be awarding $1000 scholarships to Kings County and Avenal Graduating Seniors. Application deadline is April 15. Criteria is 3.0 GPA , involvement in community service, financial need and two letters of recommendation. Application may be turned in to school advisers or mailed to 229 N. Douty St., Hanford, 93230. Information: Call 582-7515.


AUESD opens Kindergarten registration for 2018-19: Armona Union Elementary School District is now accepting registration for Kindergarten students five-years of age on or before Sept. 2, 2018, and Transitional Kindergarten for students five-years of age on or before Dec. 2, 2018. Applicants will be tested during Spring Orientation on May 17. Enrollment packets are available at the district office located at 11115 C St., in Armona. Information: Call Irma Castillo at 583-5000 ext. 5001.

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