On May 9, 2017 the Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce Foundation held its annual awards dinner at the Quail Creek Country Club Banquet Room.  The Foundation currently has four (4) college freshmen and four (4) college sophomores receiving scholarships.  These eight (8) have now been joined by four (4) Sahuarita High School and Walden Grove graduates who are moving on to pursue higher education.  These scholarships are for $2,000.00 each spread out over four (4) years.   Awards of excellence were also awarded to outstanding 8th grade students  from Great Expectations Academy, Continental School, Anza Trail Middle School and Sahuarita Middle School for $100.00 each.    Recipients of these scholarships and awards of excellence are selected by both the teachers and principals of their respective schools. These scholarships/awards are made possible by a generous donation from the owner of the local Best Western.   Kelly Cooper, General Manager of the Best Western Green Valley was present on behalf of the owner for the 2017 Donor Acknowledgements. Joe Erceg, President/CEO GVSCC gave the Invocation. Welcome and Introductions were given by Brett Bonner, SUSD Assistant Superintendent and Board Member of the GVSCC Foundation. Middle School Excellence Awards

Isabel Smith                            Great Expectations Academy

Jacqueline Gonzalez               Continental Elementary School

Jacob Quezada                        Anza Trail Middle School

Kallie Boring                             Sahuarita Middle School

Scholarship Awards Daniela Reynolds                   Sahuarita High School Benjamin Segura Plascencia   Sahuarita High School Hanna Rowe                           Walden Grove High School Keegan Smith                          Walden Grove High School