Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation (PFARCF)
The Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation (PFARCF) presented scholarships totaling $10,000 to 10 local public high school students. Each year, PFARCF chooses winners based on several criteria including GPA, community involvement, extracurricular activities, need, personal attributes, leadership skills, and goals.
The students who each received a $1,000 scholarship were Patrick Castro of Clark Magnet H.S., Sophia Courtney of Pasadena H.S., Nathan Lam of San Marino H.S., Jenny Lee of Verdugo Hills H.S., John Nagel of La Cañada H.S., Jacob Matthews and Alexis McNevin of Crescenta Valley H.S., Diana Palma Resendiz of Marshall Fundamental H.S., Julia See of Blair H.S., and Grant Taylor of John Muir H.S. The scholars plan to go into the fields of science, medicine, economics, political science, cosmetology, law, nursing and architecture.
PFARCF organizes various fundraisers each year to finance the scholarships as well as donate to local charities. For information visit www.pfarcf.org.
Northwest Glendale Lions
The Northwest Glendale Lions Club awarded $1,000 scholarships each to three special needs students from Glendale Community College and a special award to a Hoover High School student at a luncheon meeting on May 12.
Scholarship recipients are Lisa Dianne Wuchter, Ariss Khalatians and Jacob Berumen. Diego Escalante of Hoover High School received a special stipend.
Kiwanis Awards Scholarships
The following Crescenta Valley High School students received scholarships from the Montrose – La Crescenta Kiwanis: Elin Aboolian, Caroline Bearden, Brigitta Call, Mackenzie Drewe, Rebecca Frink, Hyo (Julie) Ha, Elizabeth Hart, Rachel Harvey, Becky Im, John Lee, Jeffrey Malmrose, Mark Matheu and Benjamin Mitchell.
One student from Verdugo Hills also received a scholarship.
The club gave $8,000 to local students this year.