Two La Cañada students will get some help with their tuition this fall.
Graduating high school student Sierra Katow of and Roylance Bird of have earned the Caruso Affiliated Spirit of American Youth Scholarship. Each will receive a $10,000 toward their education, according to the Americana at Brand website.
The scholarship is awarded to two graduating high school seniors who attend a public or private school in the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys. To qualify, the students had to exhibit academic potential, provide examples of how they’ve contributed to the betterment of their communities, and complete an essay based on how they would invest in their communities to create a brighter future for the next generation.
The awarded scholarship funds are to be used solely towards cost of tuition at an accredited college or university, and not be applied to books, room and board, etc. The scholarship will be awarded in its totality directly to the school that the scholar has chosen to attend.
The Spirit of American Youth Scholarship presented by The Americana at Brand has been established to invest in the future of the next generation by honoring outstanding spirit, leadership, and social responsibility.