Student scholarship quotes:
Alana Ogio - Theatre Major, Susan Bennion-Boyle Memorial Scholarship. Quote: "This scholarship has proved to me that diligence and good grades never go unrecogized. I hope that one day I can help others as much as this scholarship has helped me.
Claudia Gonzalez - Child Development Major, Alice Wang Scholarship. Quote: "Receiving this scholarship has shown me that there are people who truly care and want to help make dreams come true."
Eduardo Iniquez - Accounting Major, The Chugh Firm Accounting Scholarship and Klink & Pathak Scholarship. Quote: "This scholarship helped me focus on my education rather than how I would cover my everyday expenses. It is organizations like the Cerritos College Foundation that inspire me to persevere and focus on my goals. It has truly changed my life."
Felipe Grimaldo - Political Science Major, Robert Hughlett Scholarship and Cerritos College Veterans Scholarship. Quote: "It was such a honor to receive these scholarships! I see each of them as an investment in my future and I look forward to the day when I can invest in someone else."
Jean Paul Nirere - Engineering Major, Ray Haugh Scholarship. Quote: "As an international student, it's hard to feel like you belong but Cerritos College has made me part of its community. Receiving this scholarship was a true blessing and I am forever thankful."
Jennifer Edington - Dental Hygiene Major, Marijean Piorkowski Scholarship. Quote: "This scholarship helped me pay expenses towards my last semester, including registration fees for the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination. The generosity I was shown has allowed me to continue my education and give back to my community. Thank you!"
Joey Berumen - Journalism Major, Dorothy Thompson Memorial Scholarship. Quote: "Receiving this scholarship was an honor. I hope that my hard work and love for journalism would have made Mrs. Thompson proud. Thank you!"
Wendy Solorio - Journalism Major, Albert Ostroff Scholarship. Quote: "It was an honor to be recognized by the Foundation and receive this scholarship. It has made a huge difference in my life and eased the stress of figuring out how I will pay for next semester's fees and books."