2020 Scholarship Awardees

 Friends of AALA awarded 32 scholarships to comprehensive high school seniors, an options school senior, and a community adult school graduating student.  Each awardee received a$2,250 stipend to assist them achieve their higher education goals.

The Board of Directors of Friends of AALA and AALA congratulate these exemplary students:

Yanira Argueta West Adams Preparatory High School UCLA
Komal Kaur Badesha Dr. Richard A. Vladovic Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy UC, Berkeley
Candice Candler Foshay Learning Center UCLA
Hyewon Choi Hamilton High School USC
Sebastian Cota Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies Boston College
Melanie Cruz Dr. Richard A. Vladovic Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy CSU Fullerton
Sandy Garcia Huntington Park Institute of Applied Medicine at Linda Esperanza Marques HS UC, Santa Barbara
John Guico Dr. Richard A. Vladovic Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy CSU Fullerton
Rachel Zila Hidalgo STEM Academy of Hollywood at Helen Bernstein Complex Stanford University
Wesley Jiang Downtown Magnets High School UC, Berkeley
Julian Cameron Jimenez Garfield High School Princeton University
Jose Juarez Monroe High School Bucknell University
Michelle Liu Downtown Magnets High School UC, Davis
Earl Simon Lontok Narbonne High School Rutgers University
Edgar Lopez Fairfax High School UCLA
Juana Alicia Manzano North Valley Occupational Center Glendale College
Jose A. Sanchez Mara Linda Marquez High School, School of Social Justice Pomona College
Sara Lopez Martinez Garfield High School Pepperdine University
Leslie Sujey Mendez Mendez High School UCLA
Angelica Mercado Kennedy High School UC, Santa Barbara
Julianna Monterroso Amelia Earhart High School Mission College
Kevin Ulises Murillo Northridge Academy High School Swarthmore College
Eric Quinn Taft Charter High School UCLA
Carlos A. Ramirez-Sanchez South Gate High School University of LaVerne
Carmen Raya Dr. Richard A. Vladovic Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy University of Wisconsin,
Sebastián Arce Rentería Banning High School LA Harbor College
Jessica Reyes Garfield High School Georgetown University
Sara Rojas Mendez High School CSU, Los Angeles
Isahia Sampson King-Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science CSU, Fullerton
Yomma E. Shousha Fairfax High School Claremont McKenna
Michael Udo King-Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science UCLA
Emily Vidal North Hollywood High School San Jose State University