2018 Bruce J. Lance, Jr. Water Scholarship Award (May 3, 2018)
Monte Vista Water District Board of Directors awarded Melina Fernandez and Lizeth Rizzo of Montclair High School the 2018 Bruce J. Lance, Jr. Water Scholarships at a recent board meeting. The $1,000 scholarships were created by the Board to recognize Lance for his 44 years of extraordinary service to the District and the community as the District's General Counsel.
Melina is a graduating Montclair High School senior who plans to attend University of California, Riverside, and Lizeth will attend University of California, Los Angeles in the fall. Both winners were selected from a total of nine applicants who submitted applications and essays responding to the following prompt: "Describe how your perspective on water has changed during the recent statewide drought."