Cora Nixon and Charlie L. Nutson Scholarship

  • Any major
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate of Mt. Shasta High School (Siskiyou County) attending CSU, Chico.
  • Based on scholastic, athletic, extra-curricular, and leadership activities.

Cora (Nutson) Nixon was a 1928 graduate of Chico Normal School. Married Merle Nixon and left teaching after 10 years to become a bookkeeper. As a female athlete in Northern California she played a baseball game in Dunsmuir, CA with Babe Ruth during a promotional tour. Her brother, Charlie L. Nutson, left Cora as a beneficiary of his estate and Cora decided to leave a significant benefit to the students in her old school district.