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Popko closes out CHSRA District 8 career with scholarship

 

Last updated 6/5/2008 at Noon

Kerry Popko (right) receives her award.

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...



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