The Rotary Club of Pleasanton recently donated $51,800 to 12 local high school students and 10 local college students who needed financial assistance. This year the club utilized Zoom, conference calls and Ring Central to present the scholarships.
The following high school students were recipients:
* Amador Valley High School: Harry Plett Memorial Scholarship, Jocelyn Castro, $3,750; Sean Choi, $2,300; Avery Schurhoff, $2,300; Logan Seitz, $2,300; Shangxi Wu, $1,250; and Ramya Ayyagari, $1,250.
* Foothill High School: Warren Anniis Service Above Self Scholarship, Karyna Russo, $4,750; Roger Dabney Memorial Scholarship, Jessica Gudino Nava, $3,750; Julia Lee, $3,300; Kaela Lee, $3,300; Dylan Tan, $2,300; and Samantha Do, $1,250.
The college students honored were UCLA junior Cameron Bowers, $3,000; San Jose State junior Michelle Diaz-Nava, $3,000; UC Berkeley junior Bradley Russo, $3,000; Rollins School of Public Health (Atlanta) grad student Anisha Sheth, $3,000; UC Santa Cruz junior Fiona Debernardi, $2,000; UCLA junior Daniel Do, $1,500; Carnegie Mellon University senior Lekha Kesavan, $1,500; UC Davis junior Jeanette Cardenas, $1,000; CSU Long Beach junior Demi Magana, $1,000; and University of Arizona senior Bryce Taylor $1,000.