BOISE, Idaho – Idaho Association of Counties announces the 2018 recipients of the IAC Scholarship. Ten Idaho students have received a $1,000 scholarship from the Idaho Association of Counties.They are:
Miranda Wenk, a Senior at Bonners Ferry High School, daughter of Dave Wenk, who works in the Boundary County Weed Department;
Morgan O’Brien Weeks, a Senior at Highland High School, son of Patty Weeks, Nez Perce County Clerk;
Haily Shigeta, a Senior at Fruitland High School, granddaughter of Marc Shigeta, Payette County Commissioner;
Sydney Miller, a Senior at Fruitland High School, granddaughter of Keith Schuller, Payette County Coroner;
Baylee Zanone, a Sophomore at College of Southern Idaho, daughter of Kris Zanone, who works in the Twin Falls County Clerk’s Office;
Colton Turner, a Senior at Century High School, son of Paula Turner, who works in the Bannock County Sheriff’s Office;
Cardstond Stanford, a Freshman at Brigham Young University, son of Cameron Stanford, who works in the Madison County Sheriff’s Office;
Jaraka Ball, a Senior at Boise State University, daughter of Wendy Ball, who works in the Minidoka County Clerk’s Office;
Malayna Hambly, a Senior at Highland High School, daughter of David Hambly, who works in the Nez Perce County Road Department; and
Bryton Kaufman, a Senior at South Fremont High School, son of Ryan Kaufman, who works in the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
IAC has been giving scholarships to children of county employees and to the children or grandchildren of county elected officials for fourteen years. County elected officials and employees contribute annually to the IAC scholarship fund through personal donations and other fundraising efforts such as auctions. With the extraordinary efforts of the county elected officials, employees and corporate sponsors, the fund went from two scholarships awarded in the first year to seven this year.The final selection was made from a pool of 65 applicants.