The Eric Sears' Memorial scholarship has been established to encourage Carlsbad High School graduates to further their education at any post secondary endeavor. These scholarships are funded by family, friends and people who were touched by Eric's life and his life's story.
June 2013 This year's scholarship recipients are: Emily Oetting, Destiny Girley, Kaitlin Large, and Rusty Mendoza. We congratulate them and we wish them well as they continue on in pursuit of higher education.
June 2012 the Eric Sears Foundation awarded three sholarships of $1500 each, to cross country team members Joseph Clanor, Rebekan Chung, and Ciara Turner. It is a rewarding experience to assist these college bound student athletes as they continue their educational journey. Congratulations to these remarkable young people!
June 2011 the Eric Sears Foundation awarded $6,000 to four exceptional students: Andrew Richardson, Ariel Knepper, Samantha Gordon, and Hanna Moore. It is a rewarding experience to assist these students as they continue their education. We wish them best of luck as they go on to their new and exiting adventures.
June 2010 the Eric Sears Foundation awarded a total of $6,000 in scholarships to four college bound students: Connor Schwerdtfeger, Rebecca Zambon, Kelsey Moyer, Kaylie Belk. Congratulations and we wish you the best next year in college and always!
June 2009 the Eric Sears Foundation awarded $6,500 in scholarships to four college bound students: Alex Quaco, Lauren Wickham, Josh Settles, and Cecilia Beauchamp. Best wishes on their upcoming adventures in higher education!
June 2008 the Eric Sears Foundation awarded $7,000 to four exceptional student athletes: Kirsten Moore, Megan Reiner, Sophie Hoyle and Courtney Hann. It is a rewarding experience to assist these students as they go forward into their college years. Congratulations to these remarkable young people!
June 2007 four CHS graduating students: Michael Zambon, Lauren Williams, Michael Gero and Kalina Nasim divided the $6,500 awarded by the Eric Sears Foundation. Also for assistance with management of the 5K Run/Walk the foundation donated $2,000 to the Carlsbad Cross Country team. It's an exceptional feeling to know that through tragedy goodness can abound. Thanks to all who participated as runners, walkers and volunteers for these are the people who make it possible for the Eric Sears Foundation to award these scholarships to CHS college bound students.
June 2006 the Eric Sears Foundation awarded $6,500 to four exceptional Carlsbad graduates: Ryan Withall, Corinne Crockett, Erica Zambon and Adam Morales congratulations to all of the award recipients you are truly our future and we wish you the best next year in college and always!
June 2005 at CHS senior awards night the Eric Sears Foundation was fortunate to award $7,000 in scholarships to deserving students. Congratulations to the award recipients: Jordan Ahle, Kara Deiro, Korey Moore and Colleen O'Connell.
Applicants should demonstrate leadership and purpose in life, have a verified minimum overall GPA of 3.0, provide CHS transcripts and a letter of recommendation from CHS faculty member. Applications are available at the CHS Guidance office.
All applicants will be reviewed and verified by CHS guidance office staff. Priority may be given to Cross Country, Track and Fine Arts students. Successful applicants will receive notification of the award at CHS Senior Awards Night. Awards will be made in the applicants name directly to the school of choice.
Donations can be made to "The Eric Sears Foundation" and mailed to:
The Eric Sears Foundation
P.O. Box 1900
Carlsbad, CA 92018-1900