Student Scholarships

Every year the Independence Hall Quilters raffle off one of their most prestigious quilts in order to provide scholarships for local High School graduates.

Due to generous donations by members and the community, the Independence Hall Quilters awarded $5,200 in scholarships to 2023 Bret Harte graduates.

This year’s scholarships:
Dylan Knick, Jasmine Zausch, CJ DesBouillons, and Melana Wakefield will be attending junior college this fall and are receiving $400 scholarships.  Dylan plans to attend Delta Junior College to study engineering, Jasmine will attend Columbia Junior College, studying fine arts, CJ will attend Cabrillo College majoring in nursing, and Melana will attend Feather River in pursuit of a medical degree. 

Sam Whitt, Carston Weidman, Kadyn Rolleri, and Avila Pryor will receive $900 scholarships.  Sam plans to attend Chico State to study engineering; Carston will be in Nashville at Belmont University studying audio engineering. Kadyn and Avila plan to attend Point Loma Nazarene University, Kadyn studying kinesiology, and Avila will study graphic design.   

From right to left: CJ DesBouillons, Kadyn Rolleri, Sam Whitt, Jasmine Zausch, Avila Pryor, Melana Wakefield, Carston Weidman, Dylan Knick

Congratulations to our awardees, and thanks to all for your generous donations.

If you would like to donate to the IHQ Guild’s scholarship program and you rather not sell tickets, click here

For information on how to apply for a scholarship, contact:
Courtney Brookshear,
(209) 736-8315
Scholarship Coordinator at Bret Harte High School.