First Three Orange County Veterans Awarded Rick Hopcraft Memorial Scholarships
Newport Beach, Calif., Dec. 4, 2015 – The Rick Hopcraft Memorial Scholarship Fund, managed by the Orange County Community Foundation, has awarded scholarships to Orange County veterans Corey Hamm of Huntington Beach, Advaith Thampi of Irvine and Gary Matsuk of Anaheim. The scholarships range from $3,500 to $10,000 for a total distribution of $17,500.
The scholarship was launched this past August in partnership with OCCF and supports military veterans pursuing higher education in Orange County. It was created to recognize and support local veterans, as well as memorialize Rick Hopcraft’s military service and his community and commercial real estate industry leadership. The scholarship aims to help with higher education expenses and assist in developing new leaders in the Orange County commercial real estate industry. Hopcraft was a vice president of First American Title in Santa Ana and active in area commercial real estate associations. Continue reading