spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img

Idaho Governor’s Cup scholarship recipients announced

Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today the recipients of the 2024 Governor’s Cup scholarships to Idaho colleges and universities. Last year’s Governor’s Cup fundraising drive brought in enough money for 25 new scholarships to be awarded this year.              

The selection process, overseen by the 12-member board of directors of the Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship Fund Inc., involved assessing more than 3,000 applicants. Recipients were chosen based on their demonstrated dedication to public service, academic excellence, leadership qualities, and community engagement.

The Academic Scholarship offers $5,000 annually, renewable for a maximum of four years, and the Career-Technical Education Scholarship amounts to $3,000 per year for a program duration ranging from two to three years.

The list of this year’s scholarship recipients, along with their respective high schools and chosen educational institutions for the upcoming fall semester, is as follows:

Academic Scholarships – Four Year Programs

  • David Anderson – Coeur d’Alene High School – Attending University of Idaho
  • Rylee Chung – Centennial High School – Attending Boise State University
  • Sarah Curtis – Timberline High School – Attending Boise State University
  • Ryan Detweiler – Grangeville High School – Attending University of Idaho
  • Marcie Golding – Rigby High School – Attending Brigham Young University-Idaho
  • Brynlee Hudman – Thunder Ridge High School – Attending Brigham Young University-Idaho   
  • Daphne Keller – Twin Falls High School – Attending Boise State University
  • Emma Kirkman – Borah High School – Attending Boise State University
  • Draycen Lamm – Wendell High School – Attending College of Southern Idaho
  • Matthew Madden – Eagle High School – Attending Boise State University
  • Shaelynn Nixon – Idaho Falls High School –  Attending Boise State University      
  • Xitzell Ortiz – Ridgevue High School – Attending University of Idaho
  • Colton Smith – Payette High School – Attending University of Idaho
  • Kaitlin Smith – Firth High School – Attending Brigham Young University-Idaho
  • Nayeli Varela – Bonneville High School – Attending Idaho State University
  • Hunter Warnke – Shelley High School – Attending College of Southern Idaho

Cecil D. Andrus Excellence in Education Scholarship

  • Halle Hart – Emmett High School – Attending Boise State University

Jim Schmit Excellence in Leadership Scholarship

  • Peter Massaad – Mtn. View High School – Attending Boise State University

Career Technical – Two- or Three-year Programs

  • Cody Bird – Timberline High School (Weippe) – Lewis-Clark State College
  • Ava Grund – Eagle High School – Idaho State University
  • Maria Juarez – Glenns Ferry High School – College of Southern Idaho
  • Alexandra Rembelski – Challis Jr/Sr High School – Idaho State University
  • Nathan Roche – Sandpoint High School – Idaho State University
  • Emaurah Saunder – Pocatello High School – Idaho State University
  • Gracie Young – Compass Charter School – College of Western Idaho

“We are truly impressed by the recipients of the 2024 Governor’s Cup Scholarship. These students have demonstrated a remarkable commitment to their communities and the state, and we are thrilled to see them evolve into Idaho’s future leaders,” Governor Little said. “Our gratitude extends to the generous sponsors and donors who contributed to the scholarship program last year. Fostering opportunities for these students has consistently been the core mission of the Governor’s Cup and being able to continue that legacy is important.”

The Governor and First Lady hosted a reception honoring the recipients today at the Idaho Historical Museum in Boise.

The 2024 Idaho Governor’s Cup annual fundraising event will return to Coeur d’Alene Sept. 5-7, where the continued support from numerous donors will allow the scholarship fund to continue serving students next year.

Cody Smithies
Cody Smithies
Reporter in Payette & Fruitland Area, bringing you Live Coverage, Breaking News, and More.

Related Articles

Zelda Ruth Chan...

0
Zelda Ruth Chandler, lovingly know...

Elaine (Missy)W...

0
Elaine Way, known to most as Missy...

Weiser City Cou...

0
Roll Call Invocation Pledge of All...

Head-On Collisi...

0
Idaho State Police Press release ...

Idaho LAUNCH Fi...

0
Press Release Boise, ID – ...

Stay Connected

11,553FansLike
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img