Trevor Schongalla named April’s High Desert Hero
Apr 04,2008 00:00 by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources

Outstanding High School Senior Recognized

A Central Oregon high school senior has been recognized by The Center Foundation as a “High Desert Hero”.  Trevor Schongalla was named the April High Desert Hero by the Board of Directors.  Trevor is involved in school sports, maintains a high GPA at Madras High School, takes AP classes,
 
Trevor Schongalla - "High Desert Hero" and outstanding high school senior - submitted photo 
works, volunteers with youth, and takes on leadership roles in school and sports. He has played football and baseball for four years, National Honor Society Member for three years, and a Jazz Band Member for four years. He is also a middle school jazz band mentor and puts together Care Packages for US Soldiers along with lawn care for the elderly. He has won several awards (MHS Citizenship Awards, Spanish Awards, Football Awards and has completed his CIM (Certificate of Initial Mastery).

The Center Foundation is pleased to honor this outstanding student.

Each month The Center Foundation accepts nominations for high school seniors who have a 3.5 or higher GPA, who display a leadership in school activities and who participate in recognizable community volunteer efforts.  The Foundation Board reviews the nominations and selected a student to receive the monthly honor.   Each High Desert Hero receives a $100 scholarship, a $25 gift certificate, and a medallion presented at their school. Trevor will be highlighted on the Horizon Broadcasting Group radio stations, COTV and the Kristi Miller Show.   In the spring the High Desert Heroes are eligible to compete for the prestigious William K Worrell $5,000 scholarship gifted by Connie Worrell-Druliner and Express Personnel. The scholarship is awarded at the May Scholarship Awards Dinner, a Salute to Heroes.