Children of Roseburg Forest Products employees earn Ford scholarships
By Chelsea Davis
The Ford Family Foundation has chosen 55 students for its Ford Sons & Daughters Program for the 2014-2015 school year.
Full-time students attending two-year colleges each receive $3,000 annually, while full-time students attending four-year colleges or universities receive $5,000 annually. Recipients are children of Roseburg Forest Products Co. employees.
Eight of the recipients are from the South Coast.
Four will attend Southwestern Oregon Community College this fall:
• Alexandrea Brickey, of Myrtle Point.
• Hunter De La Torre, of Coquille.
• Britney Forbes, of Coquille.
• Mayra Rangel, of Myrtle Point.
Kionna Faith, of Coquille, will attend Western Oregon University; Wilson Hodge, of Coos Bay, will attend Southern Oregon University; Matthew Thompson, of Tenmile, is undecided; and Tyler Digby, of Tenmile, will attend Chemeketa Community College.
The scholarship is renewable for up to four years and can be used for tuition, fees, books, personal expenses and room and board.