CLAREMONT, CA Claremont Place Senior Living recently awarded five local college-bound, graduating seniors with the Claremont Place “Senior to Senior” Legacy Scholarship. In its 5th year, Claremont Place gave each recipient $1,000 towards their college education at an event on May 11, 2017 at Claremont Place. The award winners are Naseem Nazari , Sarah Gale, Callie Morken , Bryan Brown, and Chloe Selznick, each is a 2017 graduate Claremont High School.
The scholarships were offered to Claremont High School and San Antonio High School seniors with a verified 3.0 GPA and applying for Fall 2017 admission to a college or university with the intention of obtaining a degree. Beyond the application, the Claremont Place Resident Scholarship Committee heard from the applicants in a 1-2 page essay about their reason for pursuing higher education along with a personal account of how a senior has affected their life, including specific examples of intergenerational experiences of the applicant.
By offering the Claremont Place “Senior to Senior” Legacy Scholarships, the residents are able to fulfill their mission to encourage, support, educate, and develop this generation as they move into adulthood. Claremont Place is an independent, assisted, and memory care community for seniors that strive to “Experience moments. Experience life.” In giving to others on an intergenerational level, they are attempting to pass on the opportunity for young people in our greater community to also “experience”!