The Kamble Chai Foundation is a publicly supported memorial established in December 1997 to honor Mr. Kamble Chai, an outstanding Chinese-American community leader and a man of great virtue. The foundation focuses its worldwide philanthropic activities on education and has established an annual scholarship award of $500 to a senior athlete of the Newport Harbor High School Football team.
The recipient shall be chosen by the Coaching Staff. The criteria for this award are ‘NEED’ – exemplified by Never giving up, Excellence, Enthusiasm and Dedication to the team. The recipient shall receive a commemorative plaque to the scholarship and a perpetual plaque shall be presented to the school.
Following is a list of past recipients of this award: 2016 Blake Terry & Tucker Knipp 2015 Max Spruill & Arthur Guillen 2014 Brett Beaudette 2013 Joe Zavala & Gerardo Aceves 2012 Emmanuel Jogwe 2011 Ted Barry 2010 Trevor Lawrence & Connor Miki 2009 Brandon Coffey & Zack Moghaddam 2008 Peter Kinney & Nick Svendsen 2007 Dusty Campbell & Ben Frazier 2006 Brian Beaudette 2005 Billy Munce & Ryan Uhl 2004 Efrain Castro & Greg Miner 2003 Austin Nieto 2002 Jimmy Sanchez 2001 Lou Castillo
Blake Terry 2016 Kamble Chai Recipient
Tucker Knipp 2016 Kamble Chai Recipient