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California and Oregon Units Announce Annual Scholarship Winners
    wo ACA International state units                At the Oregon Collectors Association’s
T   recently announced the winners of            (ORCA) spring meeting, held April 15-17,
their respective annual scholarships.            2010, in Hood River, Ore., 2009/10 ACA
   The California Association of Collectors      International Vice President Mark Neeb
Educational Scholarship Foundation               presented awards to the winners of the
(CACESF) held its fifth annual scholarship       23rd Annual Oregon Collectors
banquet on April 13, 2010, at the Hyatt          Association Hasson-Newman Memorial
Regency in Sacramento. In 2005, the              Scholarship Fund. With $7,000 awarded
California Association of Collectors Inc.        this year, a total of $150,000 has been
(CAC) founded the Educational                    awarded to Oregon graduating high
Scholarship Foundation, which awards             school seniors since the inception of the
academic scholarships to California high         scholarship program in 1987.
school seniors who write an essay about             This year’s winners are: Katie Merrill
the importance of establishing and               from Hillsboro, Ore. (first place, $3,000);
maintaining good credit during your              Matthew Creech from LaGrande, Ore.
college years. Since its inception, CACESF       (second place, $2,500); and Samantha
                                                                                               Top: CAC member Mel Shaw; scholarship winners
has awarded $30,000 to California high           Plummer from Florence, Ore. (third place,     Caitlin Rice, Jocelyn Tang, John Quill and Kris
school seniors. This year, CAC received an       $1,500).                                      Davisson; and CAC President Brian Davis.

astounding 922 essays from high school              This year, the Oregon Collectors           Bottom: ACA International Vice President and
seniors throughout the state.                    Association received more than 60 entries     Oregon Collectors Association first-place scholarship
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