Clovis Elks 2599 recently announced the area high school winners for the Most Valuable Student Elks National Scholarships on the local, regional, state and national level. The National Elks Organization sponsors the $2.2 million competition every year for local high school seniors.
Local winners this year were Rafay Haseeb, Clovis North High; Jim Nakamura, Dilpreet Kaur and Lisa Huang, Buchanan High; and Jenny Volanti, Clovis High. All the winners will receive $100 from Clovis Elks 2599.
All five CUSD students were announced as regional winners in January and advanced to state judging in March. Each was selected as a state finalist, with three of them moving onto the national competition held in April. Rafay, Dilpreet and Lisa won a national scholarship of $1,000 a year for four years.