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Congratulations to the Class of 2019 Puente Scholars!

3 high school students stand proudly holding their awards presented by their school district board of trustees
Anaheim Union School District Award Recipients

The Puente Project is proud to announce our annual Puente Statewide Academic & Leadership Award recipients.  An impressive 171 students throughout California sent in applications that were thoroughly reviewed for academics, community leadership involvement and personal statements.

In order to be considered for the award, applicants had to meet the following eligibility criteria:

Must have been in Puente EnglishOverall academic GPA of a 3.5 or higherBe a full time 12th grade student enrolled in 5 or more academic coursesDemonstrate community leadershipSubmit application on or before September 14, 2018Submit official/unofficial transcript

The Puente Project Statewide Office recognizes the following students for their exemplary Puente leadership spirit and outstanding academic achievement.

Anaheim High School Jesenia De Jesus Vargas

Andrew Hill High School Noranelly V. Tejeda

California High School Diego S. Jasis

Castro Valley High School Alexandro Gabriel Olvera

Centennial High School Edgar Camacho

Eleanor Roosevelt High School Andrea Terrones

Everett Alvarez High School Sabria Channel Henry-Hunter

Hayward High School Hector Guadalupe Coronado

James Logan High School Alyssa Yvette Chavez

John Muir High School Emily Anna Cattouse 

Katella High School Eduardo Garcia

La Serna High School Alexis Monsivaiz

Magnolia High School Angeliza Sanchez 

Marshall Fundamental High School Toros Margaryan

Mt. Eden High School Shyh Lynn Saenz

Newark Memorial High School Yoselin Paola Hernandez 

Pasadena High School Samantha Aguilar

Pioneer High School Patricia Angelica Hernandez

Pittsburg High School Juancarlos V. Hernandez

Riverside Polytechnic High School Antonio DeJesus Negrete

San Fernando High School Angel Herrera

Tennyson High School Andrea Jimenez

W.C. Overfelt High School Alexia Arellano

Whittier High School  Christian Alexander Rodas 

Woodland High School Luzia Ceballos Mendoza

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