Nearly $63,000 in scholarships were presented to the graduating seniors that night, along with almost $75,000 presented by the Patterson Recognizing Individuals Determined to Excel on May 13.
Some of the larger awards went to three local seniors.
Emily Bingham’s awards totaled $33,500. She received recognition from the Northern California Scholarship, where she earned $8,000 per year for the last four years. She also received the Lammerville Teacher Association award of $1,000 and the Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California award of $500.
Brooke Hejnal received $7,300 in scholarships, which included the Patterson Lions Club, $3,000; Patterson Teacher Association, $500; Elks Scholarship, $800; Tom Mellis Scholarship, $2,500, and California School Employee Association Scholarship, $500.
Natalee Caeton’s awards totaled $2,750, which includes the Bright Family Scholarship, $1,000; Grainger Scholarship, $1,000; Gustafson, $250, and Women in Agriculture Scholarship, $500.
The full list of scholarships awarded on May 20 includes:
Comcast Foundation: Zantino Bustos, $1,000
Principal’s Choice: Zantino Bustos, $1,000
Stanley Morgan Donor Scholarship: Jesus Salcedo, $500
Associated Student Body Scholarship: Zantino Bustos, $500; Albertina Oliva, $250; Zachary Jepson, $250 and Ashley Cosio, $250
Delta Blood Bank: Mariele Schut, $375, Albertina Oliva, $375, Mahalla Fagan, $375 and Jovanah Arrington, $375
Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California: Emily Bingham, $500
West Side Art Association: Maybeth Garcia-Ramos, $300 and Clarysela Macias, $150
Women’s Auxiliary of Modesto Community Connection: Michael Campbell, $1,200
Bright Family Foundation: Natalee Caeton, $1,000
Central Valley Opportunity Scholarship: Johnathan Tavares, $1,500
Parent Institute for Quality Education Scholarship: Edgar Rodriguez, $500 and Maria Pulido, $500
California School Employee Association Scholarship: Brooke Hejnal, $500
Northern California Scholarship Foundations: Emily Bingham, $32,000
Grainger: Trevor Troxler, $500 and Natalee Caeton, $1,000
Patterson Lion’s Club: Brooke Hejnal, $750
Cash For College- California Student Aid Commission: Sergio Sotelo Rodriguez, $1,000 and Dulce Diaz, $1,000
Ielmini Scholarship of Business: Shania Ohlsen, $500
Ielmini Scholarship of Agriculture: Hailee Schilp, $500
Ielmini Scholarship of Agriculture: Kierstan Rhodes, $500
Gustafson Scholarship: Natalee Caeton, $250
Patterson Association of Teachers: Jake Thompson, $1,000; Bradley Gregory, $1,000; Joshua Pores, $1,000; Emma Raley, $500; Brooke Hejnal, $500 and Sadie Schut, $500
English Learner Advisory Committee: Lorena Hernandez, $150; Guillermo Saucedo, $150; Maria Veronica Pulido, $100; Andres Medina, $100; Rosa López $100 and Nalleli Mendoza, $50
St. Vincent de Paul Scholarship: Jovanah Arrington, $500 and Rebecca Estrada, $500
Patterson Gridiron Scholarship: Michael Campbell, $200, Nicholas Russell, $200 and Victoria Rodgers, $200
Lammersville Teachers Association: Emily Bingham, $1,000
Elk’s Scholarship: Brooke Hejnal, $800
Tom Mellis: Brooke Hejnal, $2,500
Women in Agriculture: Kierstan Rhodes, $500
Hilmar Cheese: Kierstan Rhodes, $500
Hall Carlton Dairy: Kierstan Rhodes, $200
Contact Maddy Houk at 892-6187, ext. 22, or firstname.lastname@example.org.