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Balboa Bay’s 1221 Club names scholarship winners

The resort’s philanthropic arm is awarding $67,000 to 12 local college-bound seniors.

BY TINA BORGATTAPublished: May 27, 2010 07:54 AM

The Balboa Bay Club & Resort’s philanthropic arm, the 1221 Club, will present $67,000 in scholarships to 12 high school seniors from the Newport-Mesa Unified School District during a special awards reception at the Bay Club Grill on June 1.

Since its founding in 1993, the 1221 Club has awarded $528,000 in scholarships to college-bound seniors.

“These seniors are well-rounded and have been working so hard to achieve great things scholastically, athletically and within their community,” said International Bay Clubs President David Wooten.

The scholarship winners were selected from a pool of candidates nominated by teachers, principals and school counselors. Each student was interviewed by a Balboa Bay Club Board of Governors panel.

Here’s a list of the top scholarship winners.

•    Misha Brown, Estancia High School: $20,000
•    David James Weiland, Corona Del Mar High School: $20,000
•    Ryan Albert, Newport Harbor High School: $10,000
•    Stephanie Preciado, Newport Harbor High School: $5,000
•    Kevin Thomas, Estancia High School: $5,000

The following students each will be awarded $1,000 scholarships.

•    Calli Conti, Corona Del Mar High School
•    Clay Friend, Costa Mesa High School
•    Tayler Hobberlin, Costa Mesa High School
•    Sarah Keddington, Corona Del Mar High School
•    Corbin Randall, Costa Mesa High School
•    Brian Waldron, Costa Mesa High School
•    Allyson Wallace, Estancia High School

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