Rodeo Team receives $5000 Scholarship

Press Release Date: 
12/03/2010

NEWS RELEASE
Blue Mountain Community College,

Date: December 3, 2010
Contact:  Karen L. Hill, Public Relations, 541-278-5933 or 541-379-2753

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Rodeo Team Receives $5,000 Scholarship Contribution

The Blue Mountain Community College rodeo team said thank you to the Pendleton Round-Up Foundation and the Round-Up Reunion of Champions committee for a $5,000 gift to their scholarship fund. Reunion of Champions chairwoman Terry Hill and Round-Up Foundation vice-president Marv Anderson presented the check to BMCC president John Turner and rodeo coach Chance Dixon on December 3rd. The donation will be matched from a $50,000 Oregon Community Foundation/James and Marian Miller challenge grant to encourage increased giving for student scholarships.

The BMCC rodeo team is 42 members strong this year. Coach Dixon reported that the men’s team is ranked #1 in the region and the women’s team is ranked #3.

Picture (left to right): Terry Hill, Sam Loftus, Gayle Rosenberg, Marv Anderson, John Turner, Chance Dixon, Whitney Stahl, Rusty Gill, Kayla Tiegs, Kash Wilson