2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients!

2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients

June 27, 2017 - Twenty-one local students got scholarships from funds at the Community Foundation, for 2017-2018.

Josalyne Torres-Baez awarded $1,250 per year, for four years, from the Judy Anton Woman of Valor / Lupita loves to Read Project Scholarship Fund. She attended Ceiba College Preparatory Academy. Josalyne is attending UC Davis and majoring in economics.

Enrique Garcia awarded $1,000 per year, for four years, from the R.H. Beel Memorial Scholarship Fund. He graduated from Santa Cruz High School. Enrique is going to Cabrillo College and majoring in English. He plans to transfer to a UC school to earn his bachelor’s degree.

Anna Maldonado received $2,000 from the Ernest V. Cowell Scholarship Fund. She attended Santa Cruz High School. Anna will attend UC San Diego and major in physical sciences.

Hannah Martin awarded $2,000 from the Ernest V. Cowell Scholarship Fund. She graduated from Soquel High School and is attending UC Berkeley.

Daniela Castro-Alvarez awarded $750 per year, for four years, from the Emmett and Elsie Geiser Scholarship Fund. She went to Watsonville High School and is attending UCLA, majoring in business economics.

Liyah Lopez awarded $750 per year, for four years, from the Emmett and Elsie Geiser Scholarship Fund. She graduated from Watsonville High School and is attending Santa Clara University, majoring in business administration.

Lucas Junod awarded $750 per year, for four years, from the Emmett and Elsie Geiser Scholarship Fund. He graduated from Aptos High School and is attending University of Utah, majoring in business administration.

Jose Sedano awarded $2,100 per year, for four years, from the Louis J. and Mary Ellen Schultz Scholarship Fund. He went to Pajaro Valley High School. Jose is attending UC Santa Cruz and majoring in biology and wants to be a physician.

Nora Griffith awarded $2,100 per year, for four years, from the Louis J. and Mary Ellen Schultz Scholarship Fund.  Nora went to Santa Cruz High School. Nora is attending UCLA and majoring in neuroscience. Her focus is on preventing and curing neurodegenerative diseases.

Maria Perez Flores awarded $2,000 per year for four years from the Simunovich Family Agricultural Scholarship Fund. She graduated from Pajaro Valley High School. Maria is attending UC Berkeley and majoring in society and environment with a minor in food systems.

Clemente San Felipe awarded $2,250 from the Barbara J. Thompson Scholarship Fund. He attended Delta Charter High School and now going to Cabrillo College, majoring in biology.

Geneva Schlafly awarded $2,250 from the Barbara J. Thompson Scholarship Fund. She graduated from Santa Cruz High School. She’s attending UC Santa Barbara and majoring in mathematics.

Jack Biddle awarded $2,250 from the Barbara J. Thompson Scholarship Fund. He graduated from Harbor High School. Jack is attending UC Santa Barbara and majoring in financial mathematics and statistics.

Natalie Davis awarded $2,250 from the Barbara J. Thompson Scholarship Fund. She went to Soquel High School. Natalie is attending University of Oregon and majoring in human physiology. She wants to pursue a career as a physical therapist, with a concentration on sports medicine.

Krista Arellano awarded $1,000 from the John L. Turner Scholarship Fund. She graduated from Watsonville High School. Krista is attending Yale and majoring in political science.

Miria Ramos awarded $1,000 from the Bob and Betsy Darrow Scholarship Fund. She went to Pajaro Valley High School. Miria is attending UC Davis and majoring in agriculture.

Ruby Carranza Correa awarded $1,000 from the Bob and Betsy Darrow Scholarship Fund. She graduated from Santa Cruz High School. Ruby is attending San Jose State and majoring in business administration.

Taliha Scott awarded $1,000 from the Bob and Betsy Darrow Scholarship Fund. She graduated from Harbor High School. Taliha is attending CalArts and majoring in dance.

Julianna Manseau awarded $1,000 per year, for four years, from the Burton Scholarship Fund. She went to San Lorenzo Valley High School. Julianna is attending Westminster College and majoring in environmental science.

Noah Bassi awarded $1,000 per year for four years from the Burton Scholarship Fund. She graduated from Scotts Valley High School. Noah is attending UC Davis and majoring in economics. Noah would like to use his degree to work with nonprofits.

Alaya Eveland attended Cypress Charter High School. She was awarded $2,000 from the Matt’s Climb Scholarship Fund to attend Camp Unalayee.