DUSD administrators award scholarships

DOWNEY - The Downey Administrator's Association presented scholarships to five students and one employee to support their efforts in pursuing higher education.This year, the DAA awarded its annual scholarships worth $500 each to Gabriel Gabsby from Downey Adult School; Zechariah Cox of Columbus High School, Tiffany Virgen of Downey High School, Sarah Karout of Warren High School, and classified employee Margaret Siryi. In addition, a sixth student, Melissa Velasquez, was awarded the first annual Dr. Wendy Doty scholarship in honor of the Downey Unified School District's recently retired superintendent. The DAA also presented True Lasting Connections a check for $500, "recognizing the critical role they play in supporting the students in the Downey Unified School District."

********** Published: June 13, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 09