The Cerritos College Foundation awards new Granada Family Scholarship
Scholarship assists an outstanding student of Filipino descent
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2011
Media Contact:Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878
NORWALK, Calif. - December 8, 2011 - The Cerritos College Foundation presented the newly established $500 Granada Family Scholarship to student Lorena Tan on Thursday, November 17.
The scholarship was established by siblings Evelyn Granada-Enriquez, Erlinda Granada-Sabah, Manuel Granada, and Roy Granada to provide financial support to a Cerritos College student of Filipino ethnicity.
Lorena Tan, of Anaheim, began attending Cerritos College in the spring of 2009 and is pursuing her degree in culinary arts. Tan has always had a passion for cooking and loves the quality time it creates within her family. Her son, who is currently living with her sister in the Philippines while she finishes school, is her motivation to always try her hardest to make a better life for her son and herself.
The Cerritos College Foundation, a non-profit organization, serves as a charitable vehicle for the community, individuals and alumni, to assist with financial support of Cerritos College. Visit the Foundation online at www.cerritos.edu/ccf.
Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, LaMirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions.Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.