AAJA Sacramento awards $3,000 in scholarships to two local students

Donna Lee and Deur Julie Tcha were selected for AAJA Sacramento scholarships this year.

Tcha, a senior at California State University, Sacramento majoring in government journalism, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. She is an intern at CBS13 and plans to intern in the Office of Assemblymember Dave Jones this fall.

Lee, who will be a graduate student at Columbia this fall, was given a $2,000 scholarship. She is currently interning as an associate producer for ‘Insight’ on Capital Public Radio. Lee interned at The Statesman-Journal in Salem, Ore. as part of the Chips Quinn Scholar program and at the Sacramento News & Review. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California at Berkeley.