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2020 President's Scholarship Celebration

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Welcome to the virtual celebration!

Each year the College and COCC Foundation celebrates the gift of higher education by honoring our scholarship donors and current scholarship recipients. Two inspirational Foundation scholarship recipients will share their stories and the direct impact of your donations. We will also honor Judy and Bill Smith for their steadfast support of student success at COCC, as well as hear a message from COCC President Dr. Laurie Chesley.




 Samiakin Redbear Allen

Samiakin Redbear Allen
COCC Foundation Scholarship Recipient


John Gould

John Gould
COCC Foundation Scholarship Recipient







Judy and Bill Smith

Judy and Bill Smith
COCC Foundation Supporters
2020 PSC Honorees

President’s Scholarship Award Past Recipients:

2019 • Amanda and Jeffrey Stuermer
2018 • Frank and Julie Jungers
2017 • Vic and Vicki Russell
2016 • Betsy Moore Weedman
2015 • Marjorie Carmen
2014 • Scott and Kristy Lovejoy
2013 • John and Lari Hodecker
2012 • Carol Mason
2011 • Chris and Jan Wick
2010 • Bend Research
2009 • John and Nancy James
2008 • Karnopp Petersen LLC
2007 • Kirby and Cathy Nagelhout
2006 • Richard and Carolyn Hofstetter
2005 • Jim and Ardyce Swift
2004 • David and Deborah Bourke
2003 • Jack and Barbara McCown
2002 • Paul and Kathie Eckman
2001 • The Carlson Family
2000 • Paul and Ann Reynolds
1999 • Phil and Ann Aines
1998 • Beverly Healy
1997 • Shirley Ray

Scholarship Donations

Since 1949 Central Oregon Community College has been changing lives. Funding scholarships for students at COCC is the single, most powerful way to change individuals' lives for the better and our community, forever. Your donation is not just a charitable gift - it is an investment that will continue to grow in the form of forever changing the lives of our students and the community we share. You may mark your donation as being in memory of, or honoring someone special. You may also choose to make your gift recurring. All donation amounts are impactful--thank you!

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