Carlie Lin of Vista Murrieta & Heritage’s Samantha Galvan among Thirty High School Seniors Awarded $1.2 Million in Scholarships
Thirty high school seniors from the class of 2019 have been named Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships to dream big and power the future through science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) studies by Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison.
Sixty-three percent of the 2019 seniors will be first-generation college students. Each Edison Scholar will receive $40,000 — paid over four years — to further their academic pursuit of STEM fields at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university.
The 2019 Edison Scholars are:
Christian Alexandra, Hawthorne Math & Science Academy
Carissa Castro, Edgewood High School, West Covina
Hannah Chen, Gretchen Whitney High School, Cerritos
Simran Chopra Nogales, High School, La Puente
Ana Cortez ,Pioneer High School, Whittier
Andy Cristales, South Gate High School
Emely Gutierrez, Marlborough School, Los Angeles
Ramzy Issa, North High School, Torrance
Youngeun Kim, Palos Verdes High School
Jesse Leal, California Academy of Math and Science, Carson
Tina Li Covina, High School
Alan Lopez Lopez, Lynwood High School
Katie Richards,Santa Monica High School
Benjamin Chang, Woodbridge High School, Irvine
Marley Hughes, Los Alamitos High School
Karen Ly La, Quinta High School, Westminster
Daniel Lyzenga, La Habra High School
Lauren Mard, Valencia High School, Placentia
Nnaemeka Anyanwu, Santiago High School, Corona
Samantha Galvan, Heritage High School, Menifee
Huma Khan, Centennial High School, Corona
Carlie Lin, Vista Murrieta High School Murrieta
Jashandeep Lobana ,Henry J. Kaiser High School, Fontana
Jacqueline Wang, Etiwanda High School, Rancho Cucamonga
Andy Garcia, Granite Hills High School, Porterville
Samantha Torres, Tulare Union High School
Jorge Acevedo, Fillmore High School
David Pulido, Oxnard High School
“I’m always impressed when I meet these students who have already accomplished so much academically and I’m hopeful for all that lies ahead for them and their families,” said Pedro J. Pizarro, president and CEO of Edison International. “We applaud these deserving scholars and know that these scholarships will provide financial support as they pursue their dreams.”
With the addition of the 2019 Edison Scholars, Edison International has awarded an estimated $9.9 million in scholarships to 640 students through the Edison Scholars Program since 2006.
Edison International is one of the largest charitable contributors in Southern California and its support of charitable causes, such as the Edison Scholars Program, is funded entirely by Edison International shareholders. SCE customers’ utility bill payments do not fund company donations.
To learn more about the 2019 Edison Scholars, visit on.edison.com/2019EdisonScholars.
Press Release Provided By Edison International