Riverside County Office of Education Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors

RIVERSIDE – Two Hamilton High students were honored during the Riverside County Office of Education Foundation’s annual sponsor recognition event Tuesday, Nov. 28.

The event at the Riverside County Office of Education Conference Center also highlighted the foundation’s achievements.

Russell and Matthew Collins, seniors at Hamilton High School, were honored at the event. They plan on attending Northern Arizona University in the fall.

The Riverside County Office of Education Foundation seeks to provide support to students and families served by RCOE who are disadvantaged in various ways by raising funds for scholarships and implementing programs that complement core RCOE services.

This year, 27 local Riverside County high school students were awarded more than $75,000 in scholarship funds.

The other students who were honored and their intended colleges are Jocelyn Alonzo of Riverside County High School, Moreno Valley College; Jeremy Arellanes of Hemet High School, University of California Riverside; Miranda Bell of Heritage High School, University of California Davis; Liden Conard-Marut of Palm Springs High School, Harvey Mudd College; Aramis Conde of Palm Springs HS, University of California San Diego; Roshell Davison of Riverside County HS, Mt. San Jacinto College; Jorge Delgado of La Sierra High School, Rochester Institute of Technology; Daniel Gomez of Hemet HS, Colorado Mesa University; Victor Gonzalez of Rancho Verde High School, California State University Northridge; Courtney Heath of Hemet HS, Northern Arizona University; Christopher Lam of Heritage HS, University of California Los Angeles; Jazzmin Cortez of Come Back Kids Charter, Riverside Community College; Garo Mazmanian of Palm Springs HS, University of California Los Angeles; Charlotte Mouard of Hillcrest High School, University of California Berkeley; Hannah Noblado of Riverside County HS, Riverside Community College; Daisy Ortiz of Shadow Hills High School, California State University Long Beach; Cha-Robbi Robertson of Val Verde High School, Mt. San Jacinto College; Max Saenz of Western Center Academy, University of San Diego; Anthony Siegand of Rancho Mirage High School, University of California Davis; Chynna Swift of Chaparral High School, University of California Los Angeles; Alexa Terrazas of Cathedral City High School, University of California Los Angeles; Maria Valencia of La Quinta High School, University of California Los Angeles; Javier Valenzuela of Riverside County HS, Mt. San Jacinto College; Janelle Vidal of Rancho Mirage HS, University of California Los Angeles and Daunte Wilson of Hemet HS, San Diego State University.

Students awarded scholarships this year have majors that include mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, applied mathematics, environmental sciences and computer science.

Southern California Edison donated $60,000 to scholarship winners through their science, technology, engineering and math community outreach initiatives.

For more information on RCOEF, contact Ed Lewis, the foundation director, at (951) 826-6345 or elewis@rcoe.us.

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