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NYCHA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

NYCHA & WALTON FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The program's purpose is to reward NYCHA members who have demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities, excellence in academics, involvement in school, community and church, and involvement in the National Youth Cutting Horse Association. The scholarship is a $5,000 annual scholarship. The Walton Family Foundation supports these scholarships through the NCHA - CIA Charities Foundation. The scholarship applicant must have been a member of NYCHA and must have participated in the Levels of Excellence Award Program (LEAP). Since it's inception in 2002, the program has awarded $1,000,000 to NYCHA members.

The NCHA ­ CIA Charities Foundation currently provides scholarships through ten scholarship funds.

· · · · · · · · · · Trey Shelton Memorial Scholarship fund Vicki Bush Memorial Scholarship fund Gordon O. Glasmann fund Cody L. Branch Memorial Scholarship fund Robyn Creacy Memorial Scholarship fund E.L "Ned" Huntt Memorial Scholarship fund Grant A Finley Memorial Scholarship fund John Roberts & Cole McGee Memorial Scholarship fund Legends Scholarship fund Los Encinos Ranch Scholarship fund

NCHA - CIA CHARITIES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGAM

The NCHA ­ CIA Charities Foundation's top priorities are the education of our youth and assistance to NCHA families in times of crisis. NCHA Charities has provided $1,829,750 in scholarship funds to children of NCHA members. The scholarship varies depending on the applicant's financial need. The NCHA Charities Foundation supports these scholarships through individual donations. The applicant OR one immediate family member of the applicant must be an active NCHA member in good standing for the past three years.

Anyone interested in making donations to support an existing scholarship fund can do so by contacting the NCHA Office. Checks should be made payable to the NCHA-CIA Charities Foundation. It is important to include a note specifying which fund or funds should be given credit for the donation. Application packets are mailed out to all members age 17 ­ 21 during the first quarter each year and are also posted on the youth website at nychaonline.com. APPLICATION MUST BE POSTMARKED BY June 1st to be considered. Applicants will be notified of their scholarship status as soon as selection has been made. Questions regarding scholarships can be directed to NCHA Youth Coordinator, Dayna Smith, at (817) 244-6188 or [email protected]

2011/2012 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Walton Family Foundation Scholarship Recipients $5,000 ($2,500 per semester)

Jazlyn Adams, CA Chelsie Austin, OK Marli Claytor, OK Jessica Bagley, SC Luke Barnhart, KS Sarah Boden, KY Jacob Bruch, TX Jessie Davis, GA Katlyn Entz, MS Katherine Hall, TX Sally Hilt, VA Micheala, Kotera, NE Madalyn Jones, TX Marisa Julian, NV Lyssa Lavendar, TX Smantha Martinez, NM Jaclyn Lott, LA Callie Oatman, TX Jerilyn Reed, SD Jana Wold, TX

Cutters In Action (CIA) Scholarship Recipients $4,000 ($2,000 per semester)

Alicia Akin, TX Katlyn Carpenter, MS Brooke Dalton, Canada Bailey Gornto, FL Ashlee White, CA

C U T T I NG HOR SE CH AT T E R · OC T OBE R 2011

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