Jessica H. Tran: National Merit Tulane University Scholarship

(Evanston, Illinois) Today, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (nmsc) announced approximately 2,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 […]

3 teachers honored by nonprofit for service to students

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Three longtime educators will be inducted into the Ventura County Educators’ Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony at California Lutheran University in June. Joe Perata, a Pleasant Valley School District teacher for 38 years, retired kindergarten teacher Sharon Harada and former Rio Mesa High School principal, Ed Phillips, will be recognized at the dinner […]

Frontier students receive college scholarships

At a recent meeting of the Camarillo Women’s Club, $1,200 scholarships were awarded to Dalana Arreola and Nicole Bourdon, students at Frontier High School. During the May 2 meeting at Sterling Hills Golf Club, the recipients told the group how much the money meant to them. Each year, the club awards scholarships to Frontier students […]

Rio Mesa retains academic outreach coordinator

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Rio Mesa High School students won’t have to look far for an expert’s help in filling out the paperwork necessary to attend college. The Oxnard Union High School District board renewed a contract last week with UC Santa Barbara to keep Griselda Sanchez, an academic outreach coordinator, on the Rio Mesa campus. The program, started […]