he Corcoran 50-50 Club held their annual fundraiser Friday night at the home of Patty and Jerry Robertson. There were plenty of winners at Friday’s drawing but perhaps the most important includes the recipient of this year’s fundraiser—the 2019 100th Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Committee an ad-hoc committee of the Corcoran Chamber of Commerce.
Tina is the Managing Editor at The Corcoran Journal. To contact her, please call the newspaper.
The Corcoran Police Department has announced that Sergeant Gabriel Padama graduated from the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute (SBSLI) last Wednesday in Folsom, California.
Corcoran High School’s Air Force JROTC has been selected as one of the 376 units to receive the 2018-2019 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award. The Distinguished Unit Award recognizes the personal growth and accomplishments of the cadets, the contributions of the instructors as mentors of the cadets, and the support of the school and community. The award is limited to the very best of the best of the nation’s 900 Air Force JROTC units.
U.S. Air Force Airman Jose Huerta graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The Corcoran High School Panthers ended the final season of sport this past week and capped the year with three spring season Varsity East Sequoia League Titles, finishing the school year with six varsity league championships in the 17 sports that CHS participates in annually.
Corcoran High School senior Juan Contreras is the first CHS student in school history to be selected as a President Scholar for College of the Sequoias in Visalia.
Nearly $800,000 in awards were earned last Wednesday by the Corcoran High School senior class. Taking the top honors of The Col. James G. Boswell Scholarship were Katherine Lam and Kaylee Sepulveda who each were awarded $25,000 for four years.
The Corcoran High School Class of 1969 is preparing for their upcoming 50th class reunion.
Dorothy June Rogers lived in Corcoran for many years during the 1930’s, after her family migrated here from Wyoming. She was born here, the youngest of several children—who were all 16-21 years of age when she arrived! Dorothy has written several articles about Corcoran which The Journal has printed over the last year. Here is another one.
David Webb was the Col. James G. Boswell Scholarship winner in 1973-the year he graduated from Corcoran High School.
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