Local veteran receives inaugural $10,000 scholarship

Former Marine aviation electrician studying at Las Positas, interning at Livermore lab

The Pleasanton-based Valley Veterans Foundation recently awarded its first Women in the Military STEM Scholarship to Livermore veteran Destiny Goddu during the "Honoring Women in the Military" event at Las Positas College.

Goddu, who received $10,000 to further her education, served as an aviation electrician in the U.S. Marine Corps and is currently enrolled in the engineering technology program at LPC.

She also interns as an engineering technologist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and is involved with veterans groups at LPC and the lab.

The foundation's corporate sponsor for the scholarship was Carl's Jr. Stars for Heroes.


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