$9K scholarship for Downey girl

DOWNEY - Eileen Garrido, an 11-year-old Downey resident, was chosen by Kohl's department store to receive a $9,000 college scholarship and a $1,000 donation to the foundation of her choice.Eileen, who has raised more than $930,000 through musical performances and sales of her CD to benefit organizations that treat children with cardiovascular illness, was one of only 10 children nationwide to receive the scholarship. She received a $1,000 scholarship from Kohl's earlier this year before qualifying for the larger scholarship.

********** Published: August 5, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 16

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