Cerritos students earn scholarships

NORWALK - The Cerritos College Foundation awarded nine student scholarships totaling more than $7,000 during its board meeting on May 20.Downey resident Eduardo Iniguez was awarded the $500 Greater Harbor Area Business Council Scholarship, established by the Greater Harbor Area Employer Advisory Council to stimulate students who will be moving toward business careers. Students Daniel Feldman, of Lakewood, and Ignacio Rodriguez, of Long Beach, were each presented the $1,000 Chugh Firm Scholarship. Navneet Chugh, an attorney and CPA, established the scholarships to support promising accounting and paralegal students. The $500 Broderick/Commeford Scholarship was presented to John J. Jenkins, of Los Angeles. The scholarship was established by the late Cerritos College reading professor Dr. William Broderick, and named in memory of Broderick and his father-in-law. Johnny Juarez, of Cudahy, received the $500 Randy and Elmer Dobson Scholarship. The scholarship was established in memory of history professor Randy Dobson and his father, Elmer Dobson. The scholarship recognizes an outstanding history student. Administration of justice students Kimberly Reyes and Kevin Mcshane, both of Norwalk, received the $500 Robert W. Collins Scholarship for Administration of Justice Students. Established by administration of justice professor John Collins, the scholarship honors the memory of his father, who served in World War II, the Korean War and as a police officer and eventual chief of police for the city of Monterey Park. Psychology student Paulo Roca, of Norwalk, received the $300 Albert Ostroff Scholarship. The scholarship was established by Francine De France, former instructional dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, in memory of her father. Carlos Saborio received the final scholarship, the $2,000 Robert C. Hughlett Scholarship for Students with Disabilities.

********** Published: June 11, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 8