Three students received scholarships totaling $6,000 for the 2022-2023 school year.
11/22/2022 12:25 P.M.
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The California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s scholarship winners.
Scholarship applicants were asked to submit an essay on “the importance of establishing and maintaining good financial credit during your college years.” Winners were selected based on their essay responses and the reading of their essays at the CAC Annual Conference.
Thea Larsen, who won the first prize scholarship of $2,500. Larsen currently attends Orange County School of the Arts. “Thank you all so much for your generosity,” Larsen said in a message to CAC. “I genuinely enjoyed meeting many of your members at the dinner. I will never forget everyone’s graciousness and kind words. This award will help me greatly in my post-secondary education plans out East. It was such an honor, and I cannot thank you all enough.”
Sofia Flores, who won the second prize scholarship of $2,000. Flores is attending California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and previously attended Santa Susana High School. “Thank you for the very generous $2,000 scholarship. I was very happy and grateful to learn that I was selected as one of the recipients,” said Flores.
Raef Makrai, who won the third prize scholarship of $1,500. Makrai is attending the University of California, Berkeley, and previously attended Capuchino High School.
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