Popko closes out CHSRA District 8 career with scholarship
Last updated 6/5/2008 at Noon
Fallbrook High School senior Kerry Popko feared that she had concluded her California High School Rodeo Association District 8 career with a poor Pole Bending run May 5 at the Lakeside Rodeo Grounds. She still qualified for the CHSRA state finals, but the actual conclusion to her District 8 career was the receipt of a $500 merit scholarship at the awards banquet later that day.
“I’m really grateful,” Popko said of the scholarship.
The scholarship was based on grades, a rodeo resume, an essay about the applicant’s CHSRA experience, and references from teachers. Popko, who is Fallbr...