Kirby02-600x4812012 Employee, $5,000, Point Loma Nazarene, Political Science

The Employee scholar for 2012 is Kirby Challman of Point Loma High School. Kirby will attend Point Loma Nazarene in the fall majoring in Political Science. For two years Kirby worked at the San Diego County Fair as a groundskeeper and an Ambassador at the O’Brien Gate- greeting and helping guests into the Fair! Kirby is Vice President of his class and has been on the Principle’s Honor Roll, varsity baseball and worked on the production of “Grease.” “Through the San Diego County Fair I was able to realize the impact I could have on others. The Fair allowed me to find my niche when it came to finding my true potential,” he said. Kirby has a heart for others and when he is not serving them at the Fair, he is very involved at his school working with Student2Student, working with new students that arrive mid-year to his high school.