2020 IAC Scholarship Fund Recipients Announced

16 Jul 2020, by Mindy Linn Share :

Idaho Association of Counties announces the 2020 recipients of the IAC Scholarship. Seven Idaho students have received a $1,000 scholarship from the Idaho Association of Counties. They are:

  • Grace Shelton, a sophomore at Carroll College, is the recipient of the IAC Scholarship for District 1. Grace is the daughter of Christopher Shelton, an employee in the Bonner County Road and Bridge Department.
  • Calista Hall, a freshman at  Whitworth University, is the recipient of the IAC Scholarship for District 2. Calista is the daughter of Charla Hall, who works in the Nez Perce County Human Resource office.
  • Emily White, a junior at Boise State University, is the recipient of the IAC Scholarship for District 3. Emily is the daughter of Angela White, who works in the Payette County Clerk’s office.
  • Shelby Sanders, a freshman at College of Southern Idaho, is the recipient of the IAC Scholarship for District 4. Shelby is the daughter of David Sanders, who is the Camas County Sheriff.
  • Lakota Robison-Sanada, a Senior at Idaho State University, is the recipient of the IAC Scholarship for District 5. Lakota is the daughter of Monica Sanada, who works for the Bannock County Courts office.
  • Megan Miller, a freshman at Brigham Young University Idaho, is the recipient of the IAC Scholarship for District 6. Megan is the granddaughter of Le Roy Miller, who is the Fremont County Commissioner.
  • Kylie Churchill, a freshman at Idaho State University, is the recipient of the Bob McKenzie Memorial Scholarship (At-large). Kylie is the granddaughter of Roy Hubert, who is the Lincoln County Commissioner.

The fund was created to provide scholarships to children of county elected officials, county employees and grandchildren of county elected officials. County elected officials and employees contribute to the fund through personal donations and other fundraising efforts such as auctions. 

This is the 21st year scholarships have been awarded. With the extraordinary efforts of county elected officials, county employees, and corporate sponsors, the IAC Scholarship Fund has awarded a total of 148 individual scholarships since 1999. The final selection was made from a pool of 94 applicants.

Commissioner McDonald awards the District 1 scholarship to Grace Shelton

Patty Weeks awards the District 2 scholarship to Calista Hall

Angela White awards the District 3 scholarship to her daughter, Emily White
Sheriff Sanders awards the District 4 scholarship to her daughter, Shelby Sanders

Jason Dixon awards the District 5 scholarship to Lakota Robison-Sanada
Commissioner Stoddard and Commissioner Miller awards the District 6 scholarship to Megan Miller
Commissioner Hubert, Commissioner Ellis, and Commissioner Wood awards the Bob Mackenzie Assessors Memorial scholarship to Kylie Churchill
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