2023 April Moore Memorial Scholarship Recipients! Congratulations Chapa-De Indian Health Auburn Grass Valley | Medical Clinic

2023 April Moore Memorial Scholarship Recipients!

2023 April Moore Memorial Scholarship Recipients!


Chapa-De Indian Health Auburn Grass Valley | Medical Clinic

Congratulations to our 2023 April Moore Memorial Scholarship Recipients!

Chapa-De Indian Health is proud to award five scholarships this year as part of the April Moore Memorial Scholarship program. Each recipient will receive $1,000.00 for the 2023-2024 school year.

What is the April Moore Memorial Scholarship Program?

April Moore served 26 years as a Board Member and Chair of Chapa-De Indian Health before passing away in 2015. She spent her life working to advance the American Indian Community and helped make Chapa-De a robust native directed healthcare system that delivers high quality and compassionate care to over 25,000 active patients. April Moore’s memory lives on through Chapa-De’s April Moore Memorial Scholarship Program, which awards $1,000.00 to outstanding American Indian students who are attending or planning to attend college or a technical, trade, or vocational school.

To learn more about the April Moore Memorial Scholarship, click HERE.

Learn about This Year’s Scholarship Winners:

Blake McMillan graduated from Del Oro High School and is attending the Welding Technology Program at Butte College. He hopes to run his own construction company one day, where he plans to give back to his American Indian community by employing them and giving them opportunities to grow.

Leah Ellis recently graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is now pursuing a master’s degree. Her career goals include becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor to provide services to the Native American community as well as other underserved populations. She plans on practicing therapy in her hometown of Grass Valley.

Molly Briggs will be attending Baylor University this fall, majoring in Business Finance and minoring in Economics. After graduating college, Molly hopes to work in investment banking for a Native American tribe. Her mom and aunt both do investments for their tribe, and she would like to follow in their footsteps.

Zachary Hatten attends Sierra College and is studying Nursing. He plans on becoming a Registered Nurse in either the Emergency or ICU departments. Knowing that minorities often face healthcare disparities, he hopes to use his career to save lives in the American Indian community. As a descendant of the Karuk Tribe, it is part of his life’s mission to ensure good health for his fellow tribal members.

Zoey Hatten will be attending Sierra College this August with hopes of one day entering the medical field. Her career ambitions include becoming a nurse, inspired by both her grandmother and her brother who is also currently pursuing nursing. Zoey plans to use her education and career as a nurse to give back to her Native people.

Chapa-De Indian Health is very proud to recognize and support these bright individuals of American Indian/Alaskan Native heritage on their educational journeys.


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