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RVHS Evening of the Stars goes digital this year

The Redwood Valley High School annual Evening of the Stars is going digital this year.

The Redwood Area Dollars for Scholars, Orrin S. Estebo Chapter will announce this year’s scholarship winners on Wednesday, May 13, at 7 p.m. on Facebook live. Community scholarships will also be announced at this time.

Scholarships are usually awarded at the Evening of the Stars, which was cancelled this year due to Covid 19 concerns. The live video presentation can be watched on the Facebook page of the Redwood Area Education Foundation.   You’re encouraged to like the Redwood Area Education Foundation Facebook page to receive notifications about the event.  After this event winners will be posted on the schools website (www.redwoodareaschools.com) and the Foundation website (www.redwoodareaeducationfoundation.org).  

The Redwood Area Dollars for Scholars is pleased to announce three new scholarships this year:

The Darr Family Scholarship goes to a student going into education and was established by Jim and Barb Darr, both long time educators at Redwood Valley schools. 

The Class of 1969 Scholarship was established by the Redwood Falls Class of 1969 at their 50-year reunion last summer.  It is RVHS’s first endowed scholarship from a former class. 

The Gordy Jensen Memorial Scholarship was established by the Redwood Falls Sportsman’s Club as well as Tom Morley and Matt Morley in memory of long-time member Gordy Jensen.  This scholarship goes to a student involved in the shooting sports and with a passion for conservation.

Other events that take place at the Evening of the Stars will be recognized in other ways this year.  This includes four new inductees into the Redwood Area Schools Hall of Fame, and honorees for both the Redwood Area Education Foundation and Redwood Area Dollars for Scholars. 

For more information, please contact Tami Riley at [email protected].  


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