Name droppers: Grace Valley, Da Vinci students earn Chamber scholarships

Name droppers: Grace Valley, Da Vinci students earn Chamber scholarships

Jonathan Nakamura of Grace Valley Christian Academy and Zahra Baxi of Da Vinci Charter Academy are the winners of this year’s $1,000 scholarship awards from the Davis Chamber of Commerce.

“The Davis Chamber received a number of competitive applications this year,” said Susan Kirby, chair of the chamber’s School Business Partnership Committee, which oversees the scholarship program, “and we are pleased to award these two deserving students money for their higher education. I’m so proud of our local businesses that donate money to make this happen.”

Jonathan Nakamura is a winner of a $1,000 scholarship award from the Davis Chamber of Commerce.
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The top three essays are online on the chamber website Any local business that wishes to contribute to the Davis Chamber Foundation Scholarship Program should contact Kristin Hannell at [email protected].


Samuel Gordon of Davis, a freshman in the University of Minnesota Twin Cities’ College of Education and Human Development, was selected to the dean’s list for the spring semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade-point average.

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