Sandpipers Awards Over $300,000 In Four-Year College Scholarships To South Bay High School Graduates

On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Sandpipers awarded 15 South Bay area high school seniors with scholarships that will assist them financially over their next four years of college. These 15 students join 42 other South Bay high school graduates already receiving aid from Sandpipers Scholarship program for the 2018-2019 school year. All together these 57 deserving young men and women will receive over $300,000 towards their college education next year. The funds for these scholarships come from Sandpipers’ fundraising efforts, the Sandpipers South Bay Community Fund, and individual donors.

The 15 new Sandpipers Scholarship recipients are:

* Alicia Adiwidjaja – Leuzinger High School attending USC in Fall

* Masaki Asanuma – South Torrance High School attending Georgia Tech in Fall

* Adrian De Leon – Environmental Charter High School attending UC Irvine in Fall

* Emily Diaz – Hawthorne High School attending UC Santa Barbara in Fall

* Kyndall Dowell – Leuzinger High School attending UC Berkeley in Fall

* Katherine Estrada – Hawthorne High School attending Chico State in Fall

* Ryan Mann – Mira Costa High School attending UC Santa Barbara in Fall

* Adriana Mendez – Lawndale High School attending UCLA in Fall

* Nohemi Morales – Port of Los Angeles High School attending UC Santa Barbara in Fall

* An Nguyen – Bishop Montgomery High School attending University of Arizona in Fall

* Ryan Ohanesian – Mira Costa High School attending Santa Clara University in Fall

* Udochi Okorie – Hawthorne High School attending Kalamazoo College in Fall

* Jessica Quiroz – Lawndale High School attending Stanford in Fall

* Stevie Schlosser – South Torrance High School attending Point Loma University in Fall

* Tiffany Tran – Leuzinger High School attending UC Davis in Fall

To be considered for a Sandpipers Scholarship, applicants must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0, demonstrate significant financial need, have actively participated in community service and other volunteer activities, reside in or attend a high school located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen as defined by the U.S. Department of Education and attend a four-year college. Applications for the 2019 Scholarship awards will be available in January of 2019. Email for more information.