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DOWNEY - In honor of its 13th year, the Woman's Club of Downey Scholarship Foundation this week provided updates on some of its past scholarship recipients.
The foundation provides a continuing academic scholarship that is paid out at $1,000 per year for four years provided that the student maintains a 3.0 GPA in college.
Victoria Beyrooty graduated form Downey High in 2009 and is completing her fourth year at UCLA. She will graduate this June with a major in English and Theater.
Dana Kendall graduated from Warren High in 2009 and is completing her fourth year at BYU. She will graduate this June with a major in Spanish Translation and minors in Humanities Computing and Editing.
Dora Alvarez graduated from Downey High in 2010. She is scheduled to graduate from UC Berkeley in 2014 with plans to continue in medical school.
Richard Lee graduated from Warren High in 2010 and is completing his third year at Princeton. He also plans to attend medical school after graduating in 2014.
Megan Newbold graduated from Downey High in 2011. She is in her second year at UCLA and is scheduled to graduate in 2015.
Sarabeth Schibler graduated from Warren High in 2012. She is attending her first year at Cornell and has made the Dean's List. She will graduate in 2016.
"These are very great inspirations to join and support the Woman's Club of Downey," the club said in a statement. "We are so proud of our recipients."
For details on how to join the Woman's Club, call Jean Barrera at (562) 861-1114.
Published: March 28, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 50