Todd Rutledge Exceptional Courage/Principal's Leadership/Faculty Citizenship Awards

Background:Todd Rutledge Exceptional Courage Award: (Selected through a nomination process) The son of Richard and Gay Rutledge, Todd was a product of the Caldwell school system, graduating from Caldwell High School in 1971. Early on he set his sights on a legal career graduating from Boise State University in 1976. After one year as a pre-sentence investigator in Boise, he began attending law school and graduated from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland in the year 1981. He was a partner in the law firm of Boettcher, LaLonde, Kleweno, Rutledge, Jahn, and Holtmann in Vancouver, Washington from 1981 until his death from melanoma on March 18, 1998. He began his law practice as a trial lawyer and eventually specialized in workman’s compensation. Todd was a free-spirited person known for his quick wit and love of life and learning. He had a lifetime interest in music and played in a rock and roll band in Vancouver consisting of other attorneys and associates. He was an avid runner and astronomer. His biggest joy in life was to give someone a hand through his legal work or as a friend. This is why the family chose to offer his scholarship to a worthy student who has doggedly and with optimism worked to overcome obstacles and challenges as they sought to accomplish their goals, No Matter The Challenge, No Matter The Cause.“The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next” (Mignon McLaughlin) This Scholarship is awarded through a nomination process and no application is available. ***********FACULTY CITIZENSHIP AWARD ******2016 RECIPIENT:ANDREA CONEJO******* This student best exemplifies outstanding qualities of Dependability, Service, Leadership and Patriotism to their school, home and community. The scholarship recipient is selected through a nomination process. **********PRINCIPAL'S LEADERSHIP AWARD:*****2016 RECIPIENT: VICTORIA MARTINEZ***** This award honors its recipient for outstanding skills in leadership and service while attending Caldwell High School. The scholarship recipient is selected through a nomination process.


Closing Date: March 16, 2017 12:00 AM
Current Time: April 28, 2017 12:18 AM

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