2014 Scholarship Winner
Trent Peterson, the 2014 Sacramento Tall Club Scholarship winner
Trent is 6’7″. After graduating from Rocklin High School with a GPA of >4.0 (weighted), he intends to study mechanical engineering at CAL POLY San Luis Obispo. He has an impressive list of extra-curricular activities, awards, and community services and volunteer work:
School Organizations / Athletics
Basketball all four years; Volleyball his senior year; National Honor Society in his senior year; California Scholarship Federation all years; the Every Fifteen Minutes Program, junior and senior years; and Honor Guard, junior and senior years.
Awards, Honors, and Achievements
Distinguished Community Services Award (150+ hours), senior year; MVP, basketball, freshman year; Most Improved Played, Basketball, junior year; President’s Education Award based on GPA and test scores, junior year; AP Scholar with Honor, junior year; CIF Spirit of Sport Award, senior year; and Valedictorian candidate, senior year.
Community Service and Volunteer Work
Basketball Youth Camps; LINK; More Academic Support and Help (MASH) Tutoring; Every Fifteen Minutes Program; and various other projects through clubs.
Below is his Essay, What Being Tall Means to Me