This scholarship is given as a loving testament to the passion and love of life embodied by Ben Paine who died July 10, 2006 while doing what he loved best; playing basketball. In a college paper, Ben wrote:
" I believe that you should never have to say I wish I did this or I could have done that…Nobody remembers the mishaps, but people definitely remember what they could have accomplished (had they tried).”
At least four scholarships of up $750 - $1000 each will be awarded: one will go to a graduating member of both the Righetti and Santa Maria High boy’s basketball team and another one will go to a graduating student athlete at large in each school. At least one scholarship will also be awarded to a graduating CVSC Player. Approximately $6000 in total awards to be given.
Qualifications to apply:
Along with your completed application you will need the following:
Application packets can be picked up in the office or you can email Tom Paine at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive one via email. Completed packets should be given to the office or mail them to PO Box 3738, Pismo Beach CA 93448.
*** The last day to submit your application is May 1st, 2018.***