News Release| President's Scholars; Cal State L.A.

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High school seniors awarded scholarships to attend Cal State L.A.

Cal State L.A. welcomes 7 new President’s Scholars

Los Angeles, CA – Among the top of their graduating class, seven high school seniors—from Alhambra to Temple City—will receive $5,000 per year for four years of full-time enrollment at California State University, Los Angeles.

Distinguished as the University’s “2010 President’s Scholars,” the students were selected based on recommendations by their high school principals and as a result of their outstanding academic achievements, extracurricular activities and leadership in high school. They all have a grade-point average of at least 3.75 and an SAT I score of at least 1200.

This scholarship program—which assists with registration fees, books and other academic and living expenses—is funded by Cal State L.A.’s Annual Fund and the President’s Associates.

Honored as the 12th class of President’s Scholars are the following: 

Marie Eleanore Cabal

Major: Art

Eagle Rock High School

Los Angeles-90041 resident

Adan Cabrales

Major: Engineering

Warren High School

South Gate resident

Monica Chow

Major: Business Management

Stern Math and Science School

Los Angeles-90033 resident

Aaron Chua

Major: History

Temple City High School

Temple City resident

Ricardo Moreno

Major: Mathematics

Calif. Academy of Math & Science

Paramount resident

Jonathan Tran

Major: Pre-Nursing

San Gabriel High School

Rosemead resident

Lillian Tsui

Major: Art

Alhambra High School

Alhambra resident

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