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Nevada County Republican Party awards scholarship to Ghidotti student

Tera Arenchild, center, receives a $2,500 scholarship from Nevada County Republican Party Chair Bob Hren, right, and scholarship chair Fran Freed.

Tera Arenchild is the most recent recipient of the Drew & Ruth Bedwell Memorial Scholarship awarded annually by the Nevada County Republican Party. Arenchild is a student at Sierra College in the Ghidotti Early College High School. She will be pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing, then a master's degree or nurse practitioner license. She will be attending Point Loma Nazarene University. Tera is the daughter of Chip and Peggy Arenchild.

The scholarship in the amount of $2,500 was presented to Arenchild at the Nevada County Republican Party's monthly meeting on May 10. The Republican Party contributed $1,000. Upon hearing Arenchild read her outstanding essay, George and Jo Ann Rebane added $1,000. Congressman Doug LaMalfa added $500 to the scholarship amount.