Edward Arciniega Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Churchill County High School, Charter School, or from a Churchill County Home-school program, intending to study at a 2-4 year college, having studied a foreign language for at least 4 years. This is a single year award for students who have at least four years of study in a language other than English in grades 6-12, and who have demonstrated an aptitude for language and academic accomplishment. This is a one-time award of up to $1,000.
The deadline to apply via the online application is March 31st.
Taken from Edward Arciniega’s Obituary:
Throughout his 37 years at Churchill County High School, “Senor”, as he came to be known, taught Spanish, coached football, basketball, and baseball, served as Athletic Director and became a friend and mentor to hundreds. Ed accumulated numerous accolades throughout his career including induction into the NIAA Hall of Fame in 1994, having the CCHS athletic complex named in his honor in 1996 and Hispanic Educator of the Year in 1985. But without a doubt, Ed often cited his coaching the 1957 Boys State Basketball Champions from Fallon, which defeated Reno, Las Vegas and Hawthorne for the title as the memory which most stood out.