Tuesday, January 6, 2009

PLF Announces its 2008 Scholarship Recipients !

Dateline: January 2009

Per the PLF Press Release: "This year's overall scholarship winner is presented to Kari Lyman, an ocean lifeguard in northern section since 1999. She will receive the Professional Lifeguard Foundation 2008 Scholarship Award Top Honor, an unrestricted award of $5000. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor's in Nursing at Cal State University - Channel Islands. Kari had previously received a BA from UCSD in Communications.

Runner-up for 2008 is Paloma Slezak, a central section guard since 2006. She is a graduate student at Cal State Long Beach where she is pursuing a Master's Degree in Sports Psychology. Her future goals include pursuit of a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She will receive an unrestricted award of $2500.

PLF 2008 Honorable Mention honors go to Clara Lee, Ronnie Pezeshk, and Zahra Shahalayi. Clara is a senior at UC Berkeley studying Environmental Biology. Ronnie is a second year medical student at St. George's School of Medicine. Zahra has completed undergraduate studies at UC Davis and is currently at El Camino College enrolled in the Registered Nurse Program. Each lifeguard attaining Honorable Mention this year will receive an award of $1000.

PLF Scholarship Awards are made possible by your donations. Donations are tax deductible thanks in part to the accounting services of Carlin, Holthouse and Van Trigt (http://www.hcvt.com). Every donation this year has been provided by active Los Angeles County Ocean Lifeguards.

Congratulations to all of our 2008 PLF Scholarship Award winners!"

*** For more information on the Professional Lifeguard Foundation, please click here on this Link to its website at: http://ProLifeguard.org ***

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