LPEF Awards 27 Scholarships to Lynwood Students

The Lynwood Partners Educational Foundation (LPEF) announced the recipients of the 2021 Scholarship Awards. This year, LPEF awarded 27 college scholarships to graduating Lynwood Unified seniors, totaling $28,500 in funds to assist with educational expenses at a two- or four-year college or university. The winners were honored at the June 24 Board of Education meeting.
 
See the full list of the 2021 scholarship recipients below.
 
Recipients of the 2021 College Promise Scholarship:
$1,500:
Alexa Escamilla Morales, Lynwood HS attending UCLA for Molecular & Cell Biology
Cintia Erazo-Cabrera, Firebaugh HS attending UC Santa Cruz for History
Jamie Lopez, Lynwood HS attending UC Santa Barbara for Veterinary Medicine
Neida Lugo, Lynwood HS attending Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science for Biomedical Sciences
Anastacia Nwosu, Firebaugh HS attending UC Irvine for Political Science
Ivan Rivera, Firebaugh HS attending UC Irvine for Aerospace Engineering
Ivan Vega, Lynwood HS attending UCLA for English
 
 
Recipients of the 2021 Edison STEM Scholarship:
$1,500:
Christopher Rebollar-Ramirez, Firebaugh HS attending UC San Diego for Computer Science
Angelica Pena, Firebaugh HS, attending UC Berkeley for Mechanical Engineering
The following LUSD students are recipients of the 2021 Career Technical Education (CTE) Scholarship:
$1,000:
Nicholas Castellanos, Firebaugh HS attending UC Irvine for Mechanical Engineering
Daniel Castillo, Firebaugh HS attending UC Berkeley for Public Health
Laisha Hernandez, Firebaugh HS attending UC Irvine for Biological Sciences
Vanessa Medina, Lynwood HS attending Cal Poly Pomona for Animal Science
Paulina Montes Sanchez, Lynwood HS attending Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science for Registered Nurse
Gabriel Montiel, Firebaugh HS attending UC Riverside for Mechanical Engineering
Oscar Ortiz, Lynwood HS attending CSU Long Beach for Dance
Jala'Tay Pleasant, Lynwood HS attending Long Beach City College for Culinary Arts
Mikaya-Sanae Whitaker, Lynwood HS attending Southern University and A&M College for English
 
Recipients of the 2021 Kaiser Permanente Scholarship:
$1,000:
Gilbert Campos Jr, Lynwood HS attending Cerritos College for Biology
Evelyn Gonzalez, Firebaugh HS attending Cerritos College for Nursing
Jonathan Sandoval, Lynwood HS attending Cerritos College for Biology
Gisselle Sepulveda, Lynwood HS attending Long Beach City College for Nursing

Recipients of the 2021 Lynwood Rotary Club Scholarship:
$500:
Nataly Aragon-Esqueda, Vista HS attending East Los Angeles College for Child Development
Cintia Erazo-Cabrera, Firebaugh HS attending UC Santa Cruz for History
Kevon Holland , Lynwood HS attending CSU Dominguez Hills with an undeclared major
Jamie Lopez, Lynwood HS attending UC Santa Barbara for Veterinary Medicine
Maday Machuca, Lynwood HS attending UC Berkeley with an undeclared major