Introducing the 2020-2021 The Links, Incorporated Scholastic Achievement Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following students selected to receive the Channel Islands Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Scholastic Achievement Awards:

Thomas Durisseau – Oaks Christian High School

Freddie Grady Memorial Scholarship

Lauren Foster – Newbury Park High School

Channel Islands Chapter Scholarship

David Kamassah – Camarillo High School

“Community Scholars for Black Lives” Scholarship (funded by Cal Lutheran University)

Grant Lawler – Ventura High School

Channel Islands Scholarship

Information about The Links, Incorporated Scholastic Achievement Award:

The Links, Incorporated Scholastic Achievement Award is open to graduating seniors at all Ventura and Santa Barbara County high schools who meet the scholarship criteria. Scholastic Achievement funds may be used for books, tuition or other fees. The Links, Incorporated Scholastic Achievement Awards will be presented at a location to be determined.     

Scholarship Criteria:

Recipients were selected from applications submitted by students who meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Senior graduating at the end of the 2020-2021 school year from a high school within Ventura or Santa Barbara Counties
  • Have a cumulative 3.0 or higher-Grade Point Average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale at the time of application
  • Provide evidence of Leadership Potential & Community Service (through participation in school, community, church or work activities)
  • Be college bound, and have been enrolled in a college or university at the time of the award or provide evidence of admission and intent to attend.  Scholastic Achievement funds will not be awarded to any student who does not attend a college or university during the 2021-2022 academic years.