Placentia Rotary Foundation Awards $21,000 in Local College Scholarships
June 01, 2022
Each year the Placentia Rotary Club awards thousands of dollars in college scholarship to deserving students who attend Buena Vista, El Dorado, El Camino Real, Parkview, or Valencia high schools. The members take great pride in providing scholarships for these young students who go on to further their education and become our leaders and professionals of tomorrow.
The Placentia Rotary Foundation awarded $21,000 in scholarships to students at El Camino, El Dorado, and Valencia this spring. These awards are given each year by the club to assist local students further their educations and to help them give back to the community. Since 2001, the foundation has awarded over $259,000 total to local students. This year's winner from El Dorado is Diana Van Winkle. From Valencia they are Ivan Delgado, Ximena Flores, Kayla Gutierrez, Joshua Hockman,Ethan Ly, Atsushi Osawa, and Julius Yang. This years recipients from El Camino are Tatiana Nunez, Desiree Onofre, and Derek Phillipsl.
Scholarship money comes from the Club's annual Cowabunga.