Vista Irrigation District has awarded college scholarships to seven high school seniors and selected three fourth-grade students from the local community as winners of two separate district‑sponsored contests.
Emilie Taylor from Rancho Buena Vista High School received a $2,500 scholarship, Samantha Bailey from Rancho Buena Vista High School received a $2,000 scholarship, and Abigayle Paliotti from Rancho Buena Vista High School received a $1,500 scholarship as winners of the Vista Irrigation District 2022 scholarship contest. Mateo Sulejmani, Jennifer Galan and Kenneth Morales Reyes all from Rancho Buena Vista High School and Grace Koumaras from Mission Vista High School each received $1,000 as runners-up in the scholarship contest.
Sophia Puckett, a fourth grade student from Empresa Elementary, received first place honors from the district for her entry in the 2022 Water Awareness Poster Contest. She received a $100 award. Stevie Jones from Casita Center received a second place award of $50 and Valeria Martinez from Hannalei Elementary received a third place award of $25 for their entries in the contest.Download News Release