2022-2023 Grange Co-op Scholarship Winners
Lillian Young- $2,000 Lillian Young, a resident of Central Point Or. and a student at Crater School of Business, Innovation, and Science, is Grange Co-op's $2,000 scholarship winner for the 2022-2023 school year. Lillian plans to attend George Fox University in the fall. When asked who her biggest inspiration is, she states, “I am inspired by a handful of key teachers and mentors who have gone above and beyond any expectations with their dedication to students. Their desire to know and champion students personally has been instrumental in my education. Their exceptional availability is truly admirable and something I aspire to be in the future.” Lillian enjoys running, reading, and spending time with her two younger sisters.
Sydney Moore- $1,500 Sydney Moore, a student at North Valley High School in Grants Pass Or. plans to attend Oregon State University come fall. Sydney is most proud of all her accomplishments in Track and Field. When asked who her biggest inspiration is, Sydney said it would be her parents. In her free time, she enjoys skateboarding, painting, playing guitar, and paper craft.
Hailey Cox- $1,500 Hailey Cox lives in Grants Pass Or. and attends Logos Public Charter School. Hailey plans to attend Southern Utah University in the fall for the 2022-2023 school year. When asked who her biggest inspiration is, Hailey stated, “Though I highly value my parents for all that they have done for me, and I care for them with undying passion, the people who inspire me the most would have to be my aunt and uncle. They showed me in times of struggle that it is only temporary, and that you cannot let the hard moments predict the outcome of your future. With all the bumps in the road, one can still be successful if you work hard and learn to jump over the bumps, rather than tripping over them. You can still lead the life you want to live, enjoy the things, and people you love, while still making every effort to pursue a successful future.” She enjoys spending time with her family, finding content and ease in the way of self-expression and enjoyment.
Kinsey Hullman- $1,500 Kinsey Hullman of Klamath Falls Or. attends Henley High School, she plans to attend Boise State University in the fall. She is most proud of competing in four sports, being involved in student government, key club, and honors society. She loves spending time with her family and friends, spending time outside hiking and being on the lake, and reading. Her older sister Macy is her biggest inspiration.
Theodore Jeffery Rohwer- $1,500 TJ Rohwer resides in Chico Ca. and attends Chico High School. He plans to attend Oregon State University in the Fall of 2022. He is proud of the county wide robotics club that he is a member of. When asked who his greatest inspiration is, TJ told us it would be his grandfather. One of his favorite things to do in his free time is taking walks through the orchards on his family’s farm.
Jack Mornarich- $1,500 Jack Mornarich lives in Roseburg Or. and goes to Glide High School. He plans to attend Oregon State University in the fall. Jack was asked who his biggest role model is, and he said, “My role model is a man I have always looked up to, he aspires to be a better person, and seems to impact everyone in positive ways. He is a hard worker, who teaches leadership as well as life skills to everyone who is willing to put in work. He has a great impact on our local community and is always willing to help. I am lucky enough to call him my dad. Jeff Mornarich has taught and influenced me in more ways than most dads can. He has shown me the importance of giving back in life. He has taught me the importance of being honest and kind, shown me that having a hard-working mindset can help you, and proven there are perks of being a good person.” He enjoys hunting, fishing, riding his horse and hiking in the woods.
Hannah Taylor- $1,500 Hannah Taylor of Sutter Union High School lives in Live Oak Ca. She plans to attend Yuba Community College in the fall. She enjoys playing volleyball, riding snowmobiles, watersports and making lasting memories with her family and friends at her family’s cabin. Her biggest inspiration is her parents; they have inspired her through their wise words, shared experiences, and the terrific example they set. When asked what she is most proud of, she said earning employee of the quarter in 2022 at her first job at the Yuba City Grange Co-op.
Masie Skelton -$1,500 Masie Skelton attends Red Bluff High School in Red Bluff Ca. in the fall, she plans to attend Purdue University in Indiana. She has been a member of Tehama County 4-H for thirteen years and is proud of who she has become from the experiences and leadership of the 4-H Organization. Her biggest inspirations are her parents, she looks up to their words of wisdom, the drive to accomplish more and their dedication to help her achieve her goals. She enjoys reading, painting, and playing sports.
Marissa Magana- $1,500 Marissa Magana of Sutherlin Or. attends Sutherlin High School. She plans to attend George Fox University in the fall of 2022. She enjoys spending quality time with her friends, family, and going on hikes with her two German Shorthair Pointers. When asked what accomplishments she is most proud of, she said, “I am most proud of my FFA accomplishments because it has truly shaped me into the person I am today. It has been a major part of my life the past four years. I have been able to develop my leadership skills, connect with the community, and build life-long friendships.”