EPOA Announces Charlie Swanson Scholarship Winners
The following is a press release from the Eureka Police Department:
The Eureka Police Officer’s Association has announced this year’s winners of the Charlie Swanson Scholarship Awards.
These awards are given out each year in memory of Eureka Police Detective, Charlie Swanson, who died on duty in 1996 while apprehending a burglary suspect.
From St. Bernard’s High School, the winner was Garrett Barnett. He will be attending University of California Berkeley, where he plans to major in Biology.
From Eureka High School, the winner was Angelica Smullin. She will be attending University of California Davis, where she plans to major in Neuropsychology.
Each student will receive $1,000 for the college they will be attending next year.