Sonora Area Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of four new scholarship funds:

  • Dorothy Lee Brown Scholarship Fund, benefiting Tuolumne County high school students studying early childhood development;
  • Bonita (Bonnie) McBride Memorial Scholarship Fund, benefiting Tuolumne County high school students studying nursing;
  • Gereon Rios Memorial Scholarship Fund, benefiting Sonora High School students pursuing art; and
  • Jack Cassinetto Memorial Art Scholarship Fund, benefiting Theodore Bird, Dario Cassina and Sonora High School students pursuing any formal art education program.

The Jack Cassinetto Memorial Art Scholarship Fund was announced at a June 8, 2019 exhibition (below) of approximately 30 of the late painter’s works. The event included speakers as well as a raffle and silent auction which raised more than $4,400 for the scholarship fund.

July 18, 2019

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