San Gabriel LE - High school students receive scholarships
Pasadena high school students were awarded scholarships from El Centro de Accion Social
On Thursday, thirteen students from the Pasadena Unified School District were awarded scholarships from El Centro de Accion Social, which is the Pasadena-based social services organization.
Although the scholarship is not a huge amount, it could make a difference in helping the students' college education.
"They're a reflection of our society," Ertll said. "Students who sacrificed to do well in school."
Those received the $500 are Preston Mills, Emilio Anselmo, and Maria Rodriguez. The others are Hortencia Sanchez, Gabriela Ramirez, Luis Arciniega, Efren Bugarin III, Amairani Hernandez, Jasmine C. Diaz, Daniel Trejo, Alexia Ramirez, Vanessa Pedraza and Harout Jilkivorkian.
"It's not a huge amount, but in today's economy, believe it or not, it is," he said, referring to the scholarship only being a small contribution to the students' college education, however it could make a huge difference.
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