|2016 GGA Scholarship Awarded!
GGA President Steve
Burden, and Scholarship
chairman Frank Obertance presented the 2016
GGA Scholarship to
Harrison Koos. He graduated from Casa Grande High School,
Petaluma with a 4.29 GPA. Harrison
will be attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo majoring
in Biomedical Engineering. Harrison's dad, John, works
as Compliance Manager at NCPA.
the GGA Scholarship:
The Geysers Geothermal
Association (GGA), a
association which is comprised of the various companies that constitute
the geothermal industry in Lake, Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, is
pleased to announce the availability
of the Fred Haley Memorial Scholarship.
There will be one (1)
scholarship awarded to a high school senior who has relatives
that are directly involved and spend a majority of their working
time in Geysers Geothermal field. The scholarship will be for
$5,000. The scholarship program
is one of the ways the GGA endeavors to be of service to the geothermal
Selection of recipients will be based upon the student's academic
record, student activities, citizenship and an evaluation of the renewable
energy related essay question. Please note that there is no formal
form for applying for this scholarship. The application must include:
1. Current transcript through seven semesters of high school.
2. List of student activities including offices held.
3. List and brief description of all extracurricular and/or community
4. Statement of verification by the applicant's school counselor.
5. One‐page statement (essay) by the applicant about their future
6. Brief statement by the applicant’s relative describing
their work relationship to The Geysers
7. One‐page essay answering the following question. “If
you could change your community or society in
a positive way, what changes would you make and why?”
The 2016 GGA Scholarship winner is Harrison Koos.
He graduated from Casa Grande High School, Petaluma with a 4.29
GPA. Harrison will be attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
majoring in Biomedical Engineering. Harrison's dad, John, works
as the Compliance Manager at NCPA.
Chairman, GGA Scholarship Fund
about the GGA Scholarship should be addressed to:
Calpine Geothermal Visitors
Attention: Vera Crabtree-GGA
12200 Central Park Rd,
Middletown, CA 95481
the 28 years since our scholarship program was established,
sixty-six Sonoma and Lake County high school seniors have
received a total of $52,000 in scholarships from the Geysers
Geothermal Association! Our scholarship program
is one of the ways the GGA endeavors to be of service to
the geothermal community.