Press release

Bishop High School Senior, Bladimir Figueroa awarded a $3,500 Scholarship from Rotary District 5190 and The Rotary Club of Bishop.

The Rotary Club of Bishop sponsored Bladimir Figueroa for application for a District Grant Scholarship.

Photo by Ed Nahin Sue Lyndes, Bladimir Figueroa and Robert Atlee Photo courtesy of Ed Nahin

Sue Lyndes, Bladimir Figueroa and Robert Atlee
Photo courtesy of Ed Nahin

Bladimir went to Reno to be interviewed by the Rotary District Grant Scholarship committee for the $2500.00 scholarship. He was approved for the scholarship and The Rotary Club of Bishop was able to award the additional $1000.00 for this special scholarship. Bladimir will be attending Cerro Coso Community College this fall majoring in Medical Assisting and Humanitarian Development.

Bladimir was a Spanish tutor during his high school years and said he is choosing medical assisting where he will utilize his communication skills in helping people with their health issues. As a way to support himself, Bladimir teaches bible class and goes from Big Pine to Mammoth sharing bible teachings.

Bladimir will participate in meetings, community service projects and fundraising events hosted by the sponsoring Rotary club and district. He plans on submitting periodic reports to his sponsoring club and to the District Scholarship Chair.

President Sue Lyndes said she and the club members are proud to sponsor Bladimir and knows he will have a successful year at Cerro Coso Community College.

Submitted by Pat Nahin


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