Rotary awards scholarships
by TP staff
May 16, 2013 | 2914 views | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend | print
College scholarships totaling $26,000 have been awarded by the Tracy Rotary Club to 24 graduating high school seniors.

The scholarships, ranging from $750 to $3,000, were presented to the students at a recent Rotary meeting in the Tracy Transit Station.

The winner of a $3,000 John C. Kimball Scholarship was Aloukika Shah of Kimball High School. She carried a 4.7 GPA, has served as student body president and is on the California Association of Student Leaders board. She will attend University of California, Berkeley, as a biochemistry major.

A $2,000 scholarship went to Arashpreet Kaur Gill of Tracy High School, a nationally honored science student who scored a perfect 800 on her Math Level 2 SAT Subject Test. She will attend Vanderbilt University.

Winning $1,500 scholarships were Anumita Kaur and Calvin Ly, both of West High School, and James Thompson and Paul Gleason, both of Tracy High.

Scholarships valued at $1,000 went to Danielle Scheuerlein and Jamie Lam, both of Kimball High; Jeanna Huynh and Gagandeep Sahota, both of West High; and Karina Lizbeth Rojas and Erika Brindopke, both of Millennium High.

Winners of $750 scholarships were Anamarie Mendez, Jullianne Pham and Nathan Pearlman, all of Kimball High; Aiya Madarang, Jessica Diaz, Nicole Wright, Allison Bettencourt, Cody Graves, Danielle Nghiem and Marco Alejandro Morales Espinosa, all of West High; Emily Spencer of Tracy High; and Rachel Briggs of Millennium High.

Scholarship certificates were presented by Dr. Daisy Jones, Tracy Rotary Club’s scholarship chairwoman.

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