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Riverside County scholarship donors who awarded more than $75,000 to be thanked

By in Press Enterprise on November 23, 2017

By Craig Shultz

Donors who helped more than two dozen Riverside County students receive scholarships will be recognized when the Riverside County Office of Education Foundation holds its annual Sponsor Recognition Event on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

The foundation seeks to provide support to students and families who are disadvantaged in various ways. The foundation raises money for scholarships and implements programs.

This year, 27 Riverside County high school students were awarded more than $75,000 in scholarships.

The students and their intended colleges are:

Jocelyn Alonzo, Riverside County High School, Moreno Valley College; Jeremy Arellanes, Hemet, UC Riverside; Miranda Bell, Heritage, UC Davis; Matthew Collins, Hamilton, Northern Arizona University; Russell Collins, Hamilton, Northern Arizona University; Liden Conard-Marut, Palm Springs, Harvey Mudd College; Aramis Conde, Palm Springs, UC San Diego; Roshell Davison, Riverside County, Mt. San Jacinto College; Jorge Delgado, La Sierra, Rochester Institute Tech; Daniel Gomez, Hemet, Colorado Mesa University; Victor Gonzalez, Rancho Verde, Cal State Northridge; Courtney Heath, Hemet, Northern Arizona University; Christopher Lam, Heritage, UCLA.

Also, Jazzmin Cortez, Come Back Kids Charter, RCC; Garo Mazmanian, Palm Springs, UCLA; Charlotte Mouard, Hillcrest, UC Berkeley; Hannah Noblado, Riverside County, RCC; Daisy Ortiz, Shadow Hills, Cal State Long Beach; Cha-Robbi Robertson, Val Verde, Mt. San Jacinto College; Max Saenz, Western Center Academy, University of San Diego; Anthony Siegand, Rancho Mirage, UC Davis; Chynna Swift, Chaparral, UCLA; Alexa Terrazas, Cathedral City, UCLA; Maria Valencia, La Quinta, UCLA; Javier Valenzuela, Riverside County, Mt. San Jacinto College; Janelle Vidal, Rancho Mirage, UCLA; Daunte Wilson, Hemet, San Diego State University.

Scholarship recipients have majors including mechanical, electrical, civil and chemical engineering, applied mathematics, environmental sciences and computer science.

Southern California Edison donated $60,000 through its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) community outreach initiatives.

The ceremony is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. at the Riverside County Office of Education Conference Center, 3958 Twelfth St. Riverside.

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