NU grad gets nearly $12K in scholarships |

NU grad gets nearly $12K in scholarships

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Brittany Urban of Nevada City has received nine scholarships for college totaling $11,950.

The 2002 Nevada Union High School graduate will attend the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she will study dentistry and Spanish.

Two are spread over four years, the Nevada City Masons “Student of the Year” for $4,000 and the national Horatio Alger Award for $2,500.

The seven others are one-time sums, including $1,000 from the Kiwanis Club scholarship for being NU’s Key Club president, $600 from Sierra Care Physicians, $500 from the Exchange Club of Auburn, $100 from NU’s student council scholarship fund for being Associated Student Body secretary, $1,500 from the Don H. Splawn Foundation, another $1,000 from the national Kiwanis fund and $750 from Best Buy.

All of the scholarships are academic-, school- and community-service based. Urban maintained a 3.5 grade-point average and played water polo throughout her high school career.

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