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Scholarship Recipients

The Foundation awarded its first scholarship in 1999.  Since then, we have added many scholarships!  We’ve awarded 74 so far this year, and still have 2 more that will be awarded in the summer.  
To date, we have awarded over $3.8 million to deserving students!
 
Congratulations to the 2017 Gilroy Foundation Scholarship Recipients!

Mt. Madonna Continuation High School

Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Butterfly Pina
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~  Giovanni Quezada
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Cindy Duran
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Mayra Perez
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Luisa Maquis

Total Scholarships Awarded to Mt. Madonna Continuation High School $5,000

Gilroy Early College Academy (GECA)

SakaBozzo Scholarship $500 ~ Adam Alvernaz
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Emmanuel-Aurelio De La Torre
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000~ Rayleen Miranda
Julio Mata Family Scholarship $50,000 ~ Virginia Diaz Lazaro

Total Scholarships Awarded to GECA $90,500

Gilroy High School

Erin Kinkel Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Kylie Maciel
Medley Family Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Silvia Rivera
SakaBozzo Scholarship $500 ~ Ashley De Alba
SakaBozzo Scholarship $500 ~ Andrew Briggs
Robert Galaviz Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Silvia Rivera
David and Valerie Vanni Agriculture Education Scholarship $1,000 ~ Mya Esquivel
Gelman Family Educational Scholarship $1,000 ~ David Vargas
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $1,500 ~ Desmon Hernandez
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $1,500 ~ Avery Trevino
Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Andrew Briggs
Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Hannah Comin
Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Cecilia Naranjo
Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Cesar Sanchez
Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Sarah Weiby
Christopher Ranch Employee Family Scholarship $2,500 ~ Brandon Hernandez Zarate
Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $3,000 ~ Emily Boykin
Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $3,000 ~ Avery Trevino
Christopher Ranch Education Scholarship $5,000 ~ Mya Esquivel
Linda Burnett Scholarship $12,000 ~ Ruben Perez
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Jessica Gonzales Gonzalez
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Sarah Weiby
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ David Vargas
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Adina Valencia
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Ruben Perez
Julio Mata Family Scholarship $50,000 ~ David Vargas
Julio Mata Family Scholarship $50,000 ~ Mya Esquivel

Total Scholarships Awarded to Gilroy High School $243,000

Christopher High School

SakaBozzo Scholarship $500 ~ Lindsay Marks
Valerie Roberts Memorial Scholarship $750 ~ Kassandra Avery
Gelman Family Education Scholarship $1,000 ~ Noor Bibi
Tom S. and Hedy Obata Memorial Scholarship $1,000 ~ Eliseo Enciso
Sanford Family Scholarship $1,000 ~ Daisy Tinoco
Sontag Family Scholarship $1,000 ~ Daniel Marquez
Kimberly Ordaz Memorial Scholarship $1,250 ~ Adaline McCaw
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $1,500 ~ Mia Navarro
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $1,500 ~ Ryan Flores
Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Kassandra Avery
Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Alanna Mussynski
Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Naw K'Day Paw
Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Alyssa Mussynski
Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Sofia Gaeta
Christopher Ranch Employee Family Scholarship $2,500 ~ Zitali Lustre
Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $3,000 ~ Fatima Caradonna Soza
Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $3,000 ~ Emily Fredricks
Christopher Ranch Education Scholarship $5,000 ~ Alexis Cartwright
Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ Alexis Cartwright
Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ James Eichenbaum
Ken Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ Daisy Tinoco
Bill Christopher Scholarship $10,000 ~ Esteban Rubio
Don Christopher Scholarship $10,000 ~ Alejandro Diaz
Don Christopher Scholarship $10,000 ~ Alexandra Souza
Linda Burnett Scholarship $12,000 ~ Fatima Caradonna Soza
Linda Burnett Scholarship $12,000 ~ Sofia Gaeta
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Mia Navarro
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Estaban Rubio
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Jacob Yoder-Schrock
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Karina Gonzalez
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Lindsey Buessing
Don Christopher Scholarship $20,000 ~ Daisy Tinoco
Julio Mata Family Scholarship $50,000 ~ Alejandro Diaz

Total Scholarships Awarded to Christopher High School $272,000

Live Oak High School

Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $1,500 ~ Grace Aochi
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $1,500 ~ Samuel Bass

Total Scholarships Awarded to Live Oak High School $3,000

Gavilan College

Ester Costales Forman Scholarship $250 ~ Steven Cheng
Kai and Libby Lai Scholarship $500 ~ Aurora Alexander
Kai and Libby Lai Scholarship $500 ~ Raymond Lopez
Saint Louise Hospital Volunteer Scholarship $1,000 ~ Raymond Lopez

Total Scholarships Awarded to Gavilan College $2,250

Any School

Kevin A. "Mike" Gilroy Scholarship $500 ~ TBD
Dr. Joseph Kraut Jr. Memorial Medical Scholarship $5,000 ~ TBD

Total Scholarships Awarded in 2017 $621,250