Master’s degree for Burnt Ranch woman

Katrin Beene, of Burnt Ranch, has graduated with a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore. Founded in 1849, Pacific University is one of the West’s first chartered institutions of higher education. Pacific annually ranks as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report and has an enrollment of more than 3,300 students.

THS grad gets BloodSource scholarship

BloodSource, not-for-profit since 1948, is awarding a total of 110 scholarships to graduating seniors in Northern and Central California, including one to Trinity High School’s Morgan Green of Weaverville.

Eligible students have participated on their high school blood drive committees, submitted an essay, and maintained a 3.0 grade point average. These BloodSource $500 scholarships demonstrate the single largest contribution from BloodSource to the community, recognizing the important life-saving service students provide.

“The blood drive committees never cease to amaze us with their enthusiasm, creativity and dedication,” said Meredith Spencer, recruitment director. “We are proud to recognize students for the important work they do to help meet a critical health need.”

BloodSource hosted 279 blood drives at 137 high schools during the 2011-2012 academic year from Merced to Redding and from Vacaville to Tahoe.

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