AVC announces nearly $150,000 in scholarship awards

More than $145,000 in scholarships will be awarded to students at Antelope Valley College’s annual Scholarship Convocation being held at 5 p.m. today at the Fine Arts Quad of the Lancaster campus.

The scholarships will be presented by 79 donors to 147 recipients receiving a total of 213 awards.

The donors, recipients and awards include:

500 Christian Women in White Organization Scholarship

$500 - Stephanie Bailey

$500 - Mandi Bryant

$500 - DeAndre Tucker

AAUW - Beryl Amspoker Scholarship

$3000 - Chidinma Ezechukwu

AAUW - Madeline Chapman Scholarship

$1500 - Justine Kok

$1500 - Krystal Sawyer

AAUW - Marty Hayden Memorial Scholarship

$500-Mary Hart

Aby Richards Memorial Scholarship – DAR

$250-Richa Callaway

Alas Scholarship Endowment

$300 - Eunice Garcia

All Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship

$250 - Daniel Heyerman

Allen and Marilyn Golden Scholarship

$250 - Cristina Ayala

$250 - Tina Miller

$250 - John Odeh

$250 - Ivon Rodriguez

Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District Endowment

$500 - Ericka Buckreis

Antelope Valley Chapter of the 99s Scholarship

$500 - Eddie Owiti

AVC Anatomy and Physiology Dept. Scholarship (OSHER)

$1,000 - Elinda Parkinson

AVC Confidential, Management, and Supervisory (CMS) Scholarship

$400 - Jessica Holloway

AVC Federation of Classified Employees Scholarship

$350 - Christine Marcil

$350 - Theresa Soos

$350 - Ashley Williams

AVC Job Placement Scholarship

$250 - Denilson Freitas

$250 - Theresa Soos

AVC Ordway Nursing Scholarship

$250 - Ashley Langley

AVC Scholarship Endowment

$300 - Rosario Alonso

$300 - Krystal Carman

AVC Social and Behavioral Science Scholarship

$1,000 - Mireya Martinez

Antelope Valley Quilt Association Scholarship

$500 - Elisa Cetera

Antelope Valley School Boards Association Scholarship

$1,000 - Berenice Salceda

Antelope Valley Shepherd of the Hills Scholarship

$250 - Maria Contreras

Ashley Mastroni Memorial Scholarship

$250 - Kalyse Brooks

Bond of Unity (Buklod Ng Pagkakaisa) Scholarship

$250 - Hayla Bueno Hernandez

$250 - Michael Jenkins

$250 - Ashley Langley

$250 - Valerie Stahl

Burton L. Dike Scholarship-Lancaster West Rotary Scholarship Foundation

$500 - Christine Marcil

Captain Daniel Elkins Memorial Scholarship

$500 - Arturo Flores

$500 - Michael Vigil

Carl Bergman/Rusty Relics Branch 30 Scholarship

$300 - Peter Naranjo

CJ Talton Davis Memorial Scholarship

$500 - Alex Conrado

$500 - Denis Lema Gutierrez

$500 - Glenda Villalta

Coach Austin Jordan Memorial Scholarship

$500 - Maurisha McKissic

David P. Cooley Memorial Scholarship

$2,000 - Andrew Bernard

$1,000 - Sidney Broussard

Deaf Studies Scholarship

$300 - Jessica Holloway

$300 - Donna Stegman

Dejavu “Pursue Your Dreams” Scholarship

$350 - Cerisse Amrhein

$350 - Jasmine Pierre

$350 - Reymi Updike

Delta Kappa Gamma, Iota Alpha Chapter Scholarship

$380 - Luisa Escobar

Deputy Don Self Integrity Club Scholarship - Palmdale Sheriff Boosters, Inc.

$500 - Sarahi Hernandez

$500 - Ingrid Hernandezgoll

$500 - Ruby Navas

$500 - James Porter

$500 - Bryant Reyna

Dorothy M. Currado Memorial Scholarship

$350 - Sarah Davis

Dr. Charles Lee, O.D. Memorial Scholarship

Palmdale West Kiwanis Club

$500 - Jimmie Coleman-Price

$500 - Anna-Alicia Smith

$500 - Bonnie Wilson

Dr. F. Bryan Cooper Memorial Scholarship

$250 - Jennifer Reppenhagen

Dr. Fenggang Zhang Math Scholarship Endowment

$400 - John Graham

Dr. Magdalena Caproiu Scholarship of Excellence

$500 - Erik Augustine

$500 - Denilson Freitas

Francis Kuhn Nursing Memorial Scholarship

$600 - Kiah Harper

$600 - Jasmine Pierre

Frank and Ida Bernatt Family Scholarship Endowment

$450 - Jo Bebber-Smith

$450 - Deandre Lottier

Fred Frederickson Photography Scholarship

$5,000 - Jillian Bentley

High Desert Health System Auxiliary Scholarship

$500 - Cerisse Amrhein

$500 - Esperanza Araya

$500 - Emma Chaisson

$500 - Scott Miller

$500 - Ruth Moreno

$500 - Michelle Pardo

$500 - Elinda Parkinson

$500 - Alec Zubaru

High Desert Medical Group - Heritage Health Care Scholarship

$500 - Kiah Harper

$500 - Melanie Richardson

Hornstein Family Scholarship Endowment

$450 - Matthew Ellison

$450 - Michael Jenkins

Jack and Martha Wengert Family Scholarship

$1,000 - Krystal Sawyer

James V. DuPratt Jr. Scholarship Endowment

$500 - Diana Baloy

$500 - Natasha Castro

$500 - Debbie Davidsohn

$500 - Sarah Davis

$500 - Sevasti Iyama

Jean Andrews AVC Memorial Scholarship - P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter PV

$250 - Mary Hart

JoElla Wilson Memorial Scholarship (OSHER)

$1,000 - DiiyMilea Crafton

John and Rae Yoshida Memorial Scholarship Endowment

$325 - Maria Lopez

$325 - Jenna Pangan

$325 - Bryant Reyna

$325 - Ivon Rodriguez

Johnee K. Fobia Memorial Nursing Scholarship

$250 - Ashley Langley

$250 - Melanie Richardson

$250 - Reymi Updike

Jose Dolores (Sal) Tavera Memorial Scholarship

$500 - Eunice Garcia

$500 - Mireya Martinez

$500 - Gladis Xiloj

Julia Kono-Long Memorial Scholarship Endowment

$700 - Eunice Garcia

Justin Meramble Memorial Scholarship

$500 - Michael Vigil

Lancaster West Rotary Scholarship Foundation

$1,000 - Andrew Bernard

$500 - Alexander Bigwood

$500 - Natasha Castro

$500 - Caylie Choate

$500 - Jessica Holloway

$500 - Louis (Chester) Johnson

$500 - Tina Miller

$500 - Calvin Olinger

$500 - Bonnie Wilson

Lancaster West Rotary Scholarship Foundation (OSHER)

$1,000 - Stephanie Bailey

$1,000 - Scott Miller

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Scholarship

$1,000 - Erik Augustine

$1,000 - Dustin Beard

$1,000 - Sychhay Kroeu

$1,000 - Jesus Salas

$1,000 - Kaleb Smith

The McCutcheon Years (1952-1957) Alumni Scholarship Endowment

$1,000 - Caylie Choate

The McCutcheon Years (1952-1957) Alumni Scholarship (OSHER)

$1,000 - Chris Anderson

Northrop Grumman Corporation Scholarship

$1,000 - Erik Augustine

$1,000 - Stephanie Bailey

$1,000 - Cheryl Fonteh

$1,000 - Denilson Freitas

$1,000 - Kasthuri Sivagnanam

Northrop Grumman Corporation Scholarship (OSHER)

$1,000 - Guillermo Ortiz

OSHER Scholars’ Scholarships

$1,000 - Diana Aguilar

$1,000 - Chris Anderson

$1,000 - Rashid (Chris) Arshadi

$1,000 - Megan Bester

$1,000 - Sarah Burch

$1,000 - Elisa Cetera

$1,000 - Bryan Clark

$1,000 - Jimmie Coleman-Price

$1,000 - Jenny Cordova Flores

$1,000 - Debbie Davidsohn

$1,000 - Brittney De La Cruz

$1,000 - Jasmin Dominguez

$1,000 - Monique Edward

$1,000 - Roshelle Garcia

$1,000 - Cornelia Green

$1,000 - Louis (Chester) Johnson

$1,000 - Lori Chantel Kilmer

$1,000 - Cheong Kim

$1,000 - Desiree Lee

$1,000 - Denis Lema

$1,000 - Shiwesha Lewis

$1,000 - Tracey Lottier

$1,000 - Esther Maddox

$1,000 - Stephanie Medina Martinez

$1,000 - Kiana Miller

$1,000 - De’Borah Mitchell

$1,000 - Lucy Munoz

$1,000 - Peter Naranjo

$1,000 - Calvin Olinger

$1,000 - Edward Osafo

$1,000 - Charlene Palos

$1,000 - Aramis Rodriguez

$1,000 - Justine Rojas

$1,000 - Berenice Salceda

$1,000 - Seth Six

$1,000 - Shawna Tomaw

$1,000 - Rodrigo Valadez

$1,000 - Michael Vigil

$1,000 - Ashley Williams

$1,000 - Fabiola Yani

Pepsi Bottling Group Scholarship

$500 – Daniel Heyerman

$500 - Brooke Holloway

$500 - Raianne Islam

$500 - Eddie Owiti

Petra B. Martinez Memorial Scholarship Endowment

$300 - David Perez

Preschler Foreign Language Scholarship Endowment

$500 - Diane Javier

President’s Scholars Scholarship Endowment

$600 - Carolina Flores

$600 - Cierra Wolanski

Quartz Hill Woman’s Club Scholarship

$250 – Richa Callaway

$250 - Camille Hernandez

$250 - Gina Monreal

$250 - Shawna Tomaw

R. Gregg Anderson Scholarship

$1,000 - Javier Madera

$1,000 - Peter Naranjo

Robert C. and Joyce F. Wilson Scholarship Endowment

$700 - Alexander Bigwood

$700 - Krystal Carman

$700 - John Graham

$700 - Tina Miller

$700 - Glenda Villalta

Robert N. and Janet M. Herrera Memorial Scholarship

$600 - Cecilia Stulting

Roger Persons Memorial Scholarship - Kiwanis Club of Palmdale Endowment

$350 - Diana Aguilar

$350 - Jamie Ambros

The Ron Emard “Cherish the Child” Scholarship Endowment

$1,000 - Issac Chavez

$500 - Sandra Govin

$1,000 - Mary Hart

$500 - Louis (Chester) Johnson

$1,000 - Yesenia Reyes

$500 - Skyler Suchovsky

$500 - Evelyn Vasquez

$500 - Dianna Williams

The Ron Emard “Cherish the Child” Scholarship (OSHER)

$1,000 - Dana Thomas

Rotary Club of Lancaster Scholarship

$750 - Ericka Buckreis

$750 - Caylie Choate

$750 - Jessica Holloway

$500 - Elinda Parkinson

Sarah Damon Memorial Scholarship

$400 - Mary Hart

$400 - Maria Stoll

Seth Harris Memorial Scholarship

$250 - Leah Bajulai

$250 - Dianna Williams

Ted W. Young Memorial Scholarship

$500 - Terence Fonteh

$500 - Gabriela Rios

The Boeing Company Scholarship

$1,500 - Denilson Freitas

$1,000 - Sychhay Kroeu

$1,000 - Walter Marquez

$1,000 - Raul Moya

$1,000 - Guillermo Ortiz

$1,000 - Jesus Salas

$1,000 - Rishe Sivagnanam

Tyler Lundin Memorial Scholarship Endowment

$250 - Joseph Ferry

Union Bank Business Scholarship

$500 - Marisol Chavez

Walt and Ginger Woltosz Tutor Scholarship (OSHER) 

$1,000 - Elinda Parkinson

Warren B. Houghton Memorial Scholarship

$400 - Cierra Parker

Waste Management Environmental Science Scholarship

$250 - Jessica Anderson