2018 Scholarship Awardees

 

Friends of AALA awarded 30 scholarship to comprehensive high school seniors, options school seniors, and community adult school graduating students.  Each awardee received a $2,000 stipend to assist them achieve their higher education goals.

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

 

Student 

Special Award

Current School  College/University
Alejandra Abrego-Toledo
Nellie and Bernard Kleiner Memorial Scholarship
Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy  UC Irvine
Leonardo Aguas San Fernando High School  UCLA
Trasbassum Hamida “Hindi”
Robert and Fonna Bishop Honorary Scholarship
Bravo Medical Magnet High School  UCSD
Melissa Barales-Lopez
Dr. William J. Johnston Leadership Scholarship
Garfield High School  Dartmouth College
Stephanie Bottomley Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy  UCLA
Nicolette Canlian Chatsworth Charter High School  UCLA
Alma K. Cano-Aguilar
Zelda Fisher Memorial Scholarship
Garfield High School  Berkeley
Patrick Corpuz-Valois Wilson High School Cal Poly Pomona
Alexis Cruz
Dr. Judith Perez Scholarship
Garfield High School Brown University
Henry Gomez
Sanford Harmony at National University        Honorary Scholarship
School of Social Justice at Miguel Contreras Learning Center Smith College
Andrea Gonzalez
California Credit Union Honorary Scholarship
Fremont High School UC San Diego
William Gonzalez Carson High School USC
Beverly Gramajo
Schools Federal Credit Union Honorary Scholarship
Panorama High School Cal State Fullerton
Kennedy “Kenny” Haywood
Schools Federal Credit Union Honorary Scholarship
Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies UCLA
Jennifer Herrera
Jack Moscowitz Memorial Scholarship
Academy of Medical Arts @ Carson Complex Berkeley
Gio Kim
Schools Federal Credit Union Honorary Scholarship
Eagle Rock High School Princeton
Jisoo “Christine” Kim North Hollywood High School Pepperdine
Maria Odalis Marcos Belmont High School Berkeley
Naydelli Mendoza
Conchita Puncel Memorial Scholarship
Belmont High School USC
Ana Mariana Sotomayor Palomino
Josephine Baker Memorial Scholarship
Belmont High School Princeton
Elvia Perez
Jack H. Silas Social Justice Scholarship
Marshall High School Brown University
Iris Alyssa Portillo LAUSD/USC Medical Arts and Engineering High School UC Irvine
Karen Preciado
Henry Ronquillo Honorary Scholarship
Roosevelt High School UC Santa Barbara
Melissa Saldana Public Service Community School @ Diego Rivera Learning Complex Cal State Long Beach
Yeon Ji Shin
2017 Administrator of the Year Honorary Scholarship
Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies Berkeley
Kristina A. Thabet Kennedy High School UCLA
Ailene Ivette Torres
California Credit Union Honorary Scholarship
Bell High School Columbia University
Jerica Watson
AALA Dr. Michelle King Honorary Scholarship
King/Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science UCLA

 

                                             COMMUNITY ADULT SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES

Student Current School College/University
Karla Renderos North Valley Occupational Center Los Angeles Valley College
Ramon Morales Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center East Los Angeles College