The Hesperia Elks #2646 scholarships chairman Bill Alves, right, and his wife, Aileen, center, presented scholarships for the 2012-2013 year to six local students at their schools in the High Desert to a total of $5,100. Pictured with Bill Alves and his wife is the Hesperia Elks Exalted Ruler Toby Venable with a poster board of the recipients who received these scholarships. This photo was taken at one of the Elks meetings before displaying it for all members to see within the lodge.