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$10K Scholarship Honors Van Blom

Applications are now available for the Joan Van Blom Memorial Scholarship.  Girls graduating from a Long Beach Unified School District high school and planning to attend California State University, Long Beach to become a physical education teacher may apply for the $10,000 award.

The Van Blom Scholarship honors the memory of the LBUSD educator and U.S. Olympic silver medalist in rowing.  She served the school district for 35 years as a physical education teacher, physical education curriculum leader and middle school sports coordinator.  She died in August 2015 from brain cancer.

Download the application form.

Joan Van Blom