Thursday, June 15, 2006

KB Home Awards Scholorships

LAS VEGAS - KB Home, one of the nation's premier homebuilders, announced 15 Clark County high school seniors who will receive the 'KB Home Discover Your Dream Scholarship.' Each student receives $2,000 to be used towards tuition, fees and other appropriate education expenses at an accredited post-secondary institution.

''KB Home is proud to assist these remarkable members of the Class of 2006 in turning their hopes and dreams into reality through a college education,'' said Don DelGiorno, president of the Las Vegas division of KB Home. ''The recipients eloquently conveyed their dreams and established a solid plan to achieve them. Each student has a unique and compelling story, and all of their aspirations are aimed at strengthening the community while bringing a personal sense of accomplishment. We truly believe in each one of them.''

More than 220 students applied for the scholarship this year. KB Home proudly awards the scholarship to the following students:

Chelsea Balcum, Centennial High School

Nina Cervana, Coronado High School

Shipra De, Green Valley High School

Lynn Jane Ho, Valley High School

Amber Johnson, Mojave High School

William Kang, Clark High School

Justin Kei, Silverado High School

Vevee Nguyen, Sierra Vista High School

Katie Pinson, Sierra Vista High School

Bryson Seastrand, Las Vegas High School

Nicholas Sich, Basic High School

Wen Hui Tan, Coronado High School

Timothy Taycher, Las Vegas Academy

Nicole V. Walker, Centennial High School

Michelle Wilkie, Bonanza High School

This is the second year KB Home has provided $30,000 in college scholarships for Clark County students. In addition, KB Home offers a renewal of five of the 15 scholarships for an additional three years based the recipient's performance during his or her freshman year.

KB Home is one of America's premier homebuilders with domestic operating divisions in some of the fastest-growing regions. It is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol 'KBH.' For more information, visit (

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