Five Utah high school seniors each have received $1,000 scholarships from the Utah Jazz and Coldwell Banker Premier Realty for outstanding leadership and service.

They are Paul Nelson, Bountiful High School; Antonia Lopez, West High School; Connie Newman, Hunter High School; Rachel Reiser, Skyline High School; and Cheryl Muranaka, Pine View High School, St. George.High school seniors were eligible to write an essay on the topic "How my leadership skills can make a difference in my community" and the five winners were selected by a panel of judges.

R. Scott Webber, Coldwell Banker Premier Realty president, said this is the fourth year for the scholarship program and that his company is determined to continue supporting future leaders.