BOSC awards scholarships to local military students

Sara Todd, Anastasia Nikolaeva, Gabrielle Hayes, Jessica Calahorrano, and Marissa Rodriguez (left to right), high school students and children of military service members, receive scholarships from the Beale Officers' Spouses' Club May 19, 2015, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. The total amount of the scholarships awarded was $12,000. (Courtesy photo)

Sara Todd, Anastasia Nikolaeva, Gabrielle Hayes, Jessica Calahorrano, and Marissa Rodriguez (left to right), high school students and children of military service members, receive scholarships from the Beale Officers' Spouses' Club May 19, 2015, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. The total amount of the scholarships awarded was $12,000. (Courtesy photo)

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Beale Officers' Spouses' Club is honored to have awarded a total of $12,000 in scholarship funds to five deserving students. All of this year's recipients are children of local military service members. The scholarship recipients are:
-- Gabrielle Hayes, Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts
-- Anastasia Nikolaeva, Whitney High School
-- Jessica Calahorrano, Yuba City High School
-- Marissa Rodriguez, Wheatland Union High School
-- Sara Todd, American Christian Academy

In a highly competitive selection process, the scholarship selection board chose the recipients based on academic achievements, extracurricular activities, community involvement, letters of recommendation, and an essay. The selection board was comprised of a panel of high-ranking military members and well-respected community leaders.

"The BOSC scholarship committee is honored to award a total of $12,000 to these deserving students," said Ciara Anderson, Scholarship Chairperson for the Beale Officers' Spouses' Club. "The BOSC scholarship has a direct impact on the future endeavors of these students, and we are proud to be part of their educational journey."

About Beale Officers' Spouses' Club:
The Beale Officers' Spouses' Club is a private organization dedicated to the betterment of Beale AFB and the surrounding community. The purpose of the Beale Officers' Spouses' Club is to promote social and charitable endeavors through non-profit activities. The Beale Officers' Spouses' Club distributes scholarships and donations to qualified students and organizations.