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Grace Dolan awarded scholarship through Joshua L. Anderson Memorial Foundation

Incline senior Grace Dolan was announced as one of 13 recipients of the Joshua L. Anderson Memorial Foundation scholarship.

For 20 years, the Joshua L. Anderson Memorial Foundation has been awarding college scholarships to Northern Nevada students who played high school baseball or softball while achieving academic excellence and maintaining a high level of community and school activities.

Aside from Dolan, the 2012 recipients include Emily Collins from Carson High School; Beau Cullen from Galena; Ryan Butler from Reed; Nina Jimenez from Whittell; Angie Herrera from Lowry; Ashley Pender from North Valleys; Grace Moreira from Pershing County; Brandon Eastman from Lowry; Grant Kukuk from Reno High and Donald Wanner from Pershing County.

Each scholarship award is $2,500.

The Joshua L. Anderson Foundation also awarded the Larry Menante Memorial Scholarship to Chelsea Aldridge from Yerington High School and the Dan Rechenmacher Memorial Scholarship to Cody Villalobos from Yerington High School. Both scholarships are given to students who have overcome great odds making it into college.

The Foundation has awarded $672,000 in scholarships to 219 students-athletes from 33 different high schools since its inception in 1993.

Josh Anderson was a 1991 graduate of Reno High School. He played baseball at Reno National Little League, Reno West Babe Ruth, Reno High School, Reno Knights American Legion and DeAnza College in Cupertino, Calif. Anderson died on June 25, 1992, of Sudden Death Syndrome shortly after pitching in the University of Nevada, Reno summer baseball tournament.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated May 16, 2012 05:49PM Published May 16, 2012 05:47PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.