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30 students win Mayors Scholarships

BLACKFOOT, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Bingham County Mayors will award $16,000 in scholarships to 30 applicants this year.

The awards went to students in Bingham County high schools supported by the cities of Aberdeen, Blackfoot, Firth, Shelley, Sho-Ban, and Snake River.

The scholarships, of $500 each, will be used for post-secondary education. The funds were raised through private donations and corporate gifts from Blackfoot Anesthesia, Bingham Memorial, Idaho Central Credit Union, Idaho National Laboratory, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Cox's Honey, The Candy Jar and Premier Technology.

The recipients were:
ABERDEEN HS

  • Carina Cardona (Bingham Memorial)

BLACKFOOT HS

  • Spike Adams (Bingham Memorial)
  • Daniel Andrade (Blackfoot Anesthesia)
  • Olivia Arave (BBCYC)
  • Wyatt Astle (INL)
  • Breanna Beck (Blackfoot Anesthesia)
  • James Cannon (Bingham Memorial)
  • Jacob Christiansen (Idaho Central CU)
  • Evan Evening-Moss (Sho-Ban Tribes)
  • Jayson Haddon (Premier Technology)
  • Katelyn (Katie) Jensen (Blackfoot Anesthesia)
  • Cassie McDaniel (Blackfoot Anesthesia)
  • Araceli Rojas (Bingham County Mayors & Chairman)
  • Benjamin Sayre Bingham County (Mayors & Chairman)
  • Matthew Yancey (INL)

SHOSHONE-BANNOCK HS

  • Jalisa Jack (Sho-Ban Tribes)

FIRTH HS

  • Grace Christensen (Bingham Memorial)
  • Gerardo Garcia (Premier Technology)
  • Tanner Killpack (INL)
  • Jaylyn McKinnon (Women In STEM)
  • Morgan Reynolds (Bingham County Mayors & Chairman)

SHELLEY HS

  • Karlie Callahan (Idaho Central CU)
  • Kodie Dye (Cox's Honey)
  • Emily Jensen (Idaho Central CU)
  • Madison Jolley (Blackfoot Anesthesia)
  • Nathan Larkin (Cox's Honey)
  • Calvin Oats (The Candy Jar)

SNAKE RIVER HS

  • Kenya Leavitt (Bingham Memorial)
  • Abby Morgan (Idaho Central CU)
  • McKenna Peck (Idaho Central CU)

The scholarships will be formally awarded at the Bingham County Mayors Scholarship Awards Gala May 9 at Aberdeen High School Performing Arts Center.


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