Scholarship winners from Downey

NORWALK - Two Downey residents were among 23 scholarship winners honored March 23 at Cerritos College's annual Academic Excellence Awards ceremony in the Burnight Center Theatre.Downey resident Stephanie Vasquez won the Dr. Keith Allen Hinrichsen Scholarship worth $700. Walter Guerrero earned the $350 John Boyle Scholarship. To be eligible for a scholarship, students must meet rigorous criteria, including the completion of at least 30 units with a 3.5 GPA or higher and the completion of nine units in the area of recognition with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Students must also secure the recommendation of a faculty member in their area of recognition.

********** Published: April 7, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 51