Saturday, June 25, 2011

Eight Students Receive Scholarships from California Masonic Foundation

Students from Hoover, SCPA, Garfield, Madison, Mira Mesa and Kearny high schools will have help with college expenses, thanks to the California Masonic Foundation's Investment in Success Scholarship Program.

Part of a $49,000 grant by the organization, the scholarships are an opportunity for students who may not appear to be college-bound or may not be recognized for academic success, but who possess the desire but who possess the desire and determination to overcome personal obstacles to achieve their goals.

Winners are: Beatriz Chavez and Josefina Garcia from Hoover High; Goni Dubnov from SCPA; Yadira Garcia, Garfield High; Cristian Hernandez and Zehn Wang, Madison; Yazmin Hernandez, Mira Mesa; and Jaleesa Johnson, Kearny School of International Business.

For more information on the program, contact the California Masonic Foundation at (415) 776-7000.