Rob and Mayra Holding Awards

Spring 2020 Scholarship Awards

The Ventura College Foundation is excited to share that 427 scholarships were awarded to Ventura College Students amounting to $683,747 in support - the largest annual scholarship distribution in the history of the organization.

We are proud to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of Ventura College and honor and thank the individuals who make these scholarships possible.

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00:00 [Music]
00:08 I'd like to thank the Ventura College
00:10 Board of Directors for awarding me with
00:12 the Paul and Bessie Carter nursing
00:13 scholarship the scholarship means a
00:15 great deal to me because it helps reduce
00:17 a financial strain of my education and
00:19 helps me keep my focus and be successful
00:21 in my studies I am very proud to
00:24 announce that I will be graduating the
00:26 Ventura College Nursing program this
00:28 spring 2020 this is a huge
00:30 accomplishment not only for myself but
00:31 for my family as well my 12 year old
00:34 daughter has been able to witness my
00:36 whole educational journey and it has
00:38 inspired and motivated her to pursue her
00:40 own she tells me that she too will be a
00:43 Ventura college graduate someday soon
00:45 I'm excited to use my registered nurse
00:48 license to provide quality health care
00:50 to my community I also have plans on
00:53 advancing my education to better serve
00:55 my community and those around me I know
00:58 that none of this would have been
00:59 possible without the support and
01:01 generosity of donors and their
01:03 scholarships like yours I am grateful to
01:05 be your recipient and I look forward to
01:08 making the best out of this opportunity
01:09 thank you so much
01:11 [Music]

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00:03 [Music]
00:07 hi dr. Joyce and David my name is tally
00:11 Hannon I wanted to make a short video to
00:13 personally thank you I am honored to be
00:16 a recipient of Phoenix scholarship and
00:18 it has been such an uplifting boost in
00:22 the middle of this crisis that we're
00:24 having right now when I began my
00:27 back-to-school journey a year ago I
00:29 never would have imagined that we would
00:31 be in this position and transitioning to
00:34 school online has definitely been a big
00:36 adjustment but I'm still working hard
00:39 and trying to stay on track your
00:42 scholarship has given me so much peace
00:44 of mind for this upcoming school year
00:46 and I'm excited to just keep working
00:49 towards my goals so thank you again and
00:52 I hope to have a chance to thank you in
00:54 person
00:55 one day
00:59 [Music]
01:13 you

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00:05 [Music]
00:08 hi
00:08 i am Sarah Hamm and i am a recipient of
00:11 the Stan Weisel Phoenix Scholarship
00:13 since we can't meet in person i wanted
00:15 to send you a little video thanking you
00:17 Ms. Hoffman-Weisel for your caring
00:19 altruism
00:20 I'm studying political science with the
00:22 aim to influence public policy in ways
00:24 that will help foster understanding and
00:25 care for all in society
00:27 at the same time I'm raising my
00:29 three-year-old boy you're helping to
00:30 make my education possible
00:32 and for that i thank you so much
00:48 [Music]
00:56 do
01:01 [Music]
01:10 you

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00:05 [Music]
00:08 hello Mr. and Mrs. Carlton I want to say
00:12 thank you for your generosity and
00:14 realize this scholarship means a lot to
00:17 me especially during this time of crisis
00:20 due to Covid 19 but it has helped me to
00:23 stay motivated and focus on in school so
00:26 I wanted to share my happiness thank you
00:29 once again please keep safe
00:34 [Music]
00:49 and God bless
00:51 [Music]

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00:02 [Music]
00:07 hello everyone I wanted to let you know
00:09 how appreciative and how thrilled I am
00:11 to have been honored with a James V. and Idah W.
00:13 Iliff Memorial Scholarship
00:15 your scholarship will enable me to focus
00:18 more on my education instead of having
00:20 to worry about a second job this will
00:23 also allow me to establish a greater
00:26 connection with my daughter and grant me
00:29 the time to teach her the importance of
00:30 education as we learn together this is
00:35 going to help me get through my first
00:36 year of university and get me closer to
00:40 my bachelor's degree so thank you so
00:42 much for assisting me in achieving my
00:44 educational dreams I truly appreciated
00:48 [Music]
00:55 [Music]
01:16 you
01:16 [Music]

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00:02 [Music]
00:06 Hi we're the Heatons, I'm Cody. And I'm Anna we just
00:10 wanted to take the time to thank the
00:12 Ventura College Foundation along with
00:14 our donors for the scholarships we were
00:16 awarded I myself was awarded the Nelson
00:18 Family Veteran's scholarship awarded in
00:20 memory of April Nelson along with the
00:22 Veterans Appreciation scholarship and I
00:25 was awarded the VC Foundation Veteran
00:27 Scholarship the Veterans Appreciation
00:28 scholarship in the California Resources
00:31 Corporation that are in student
00:32 scholarship
00:33 Cody and I both met what we were an
00:35 active-duty service in the Navy
00:36 and I am now a veteran and full-time
00:38 student I will be transferring to UC
00:41 Davis in the fall and will be the first
00:42 to my family to attend a university
00:44 after I plan on earning a bachelor's
00:47 degree in biochemistry and then later
00:48 applying to medical school and I am
00:51 still active duty with only two weeks
00:53 left until I'm a veteran I am going to
00:56 school part-time right now and I plan to
00:58 go full-time after I get out with the
01:01 hopes to finish my bachelor's degree and
01:04 get into a physical therapy program in
01:06 the future we are so thankful for the
01:09 donors and our scholarship as it just
01:11 helps pave the way for our success it
01:13 alleviates some of the financial burden
01:15 that comes with obtaining a higher
01:16 education and allows us to solely focus
01:19 on school and obtain our degrees we're
01:22 also excited for our future as veterans
01:24 and full-time students and we are very
01:26 very grateful for your support
01:31 [Music]
01:50 thank you

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00:02 [Music]
00:08 hello my name is Nicole Allen and I am
00:11 so happy to have received the American
00:13 Legion Post 339 scholarship it's allowed
00:16 me to focus more on my education as well
00:18 as how I can become a champion teacher
00:20 and less about worrying about the
00:22 financial details of my tuition I
00:24 learned that I was the recipient of the
00:26 scholarship immediately after conducting
00:28 a reenlistment ceremony for one of my
00:30 shipmates and my 14 year old son was in
00:32 the audience he read the email to mean
00:35 its entirety and it was the perfect
00:37 moment of pride patriotism and a lesson
00:41 for him on how hard work and
00:42 determination can be so rewarding thank
00:45 you so much the Legionnaires of American
00:47 Legion Post three three nine
00:54 [Music]

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00:02 [Music]
00:07 hi hello this is Maricela Vasquez Hernandez
00:09 I've done this I wanted to thank the
00:11 Rotary Club of Oxnard Sunrise for the
00:14 Rotary Club of Oxnard Sunrise scholarship
00:16 thanks to you I'm gonna be able to go to
00:20 school in the fall I was really worried
00:21 because Covid-19 it has really impacted
00:24 my family and I wasn't sure if I
00:27 qualified for unemployment or if I was
00:29 gonna be able to afford going to school
00:30 in the fall but they see I'm going to be
00:32 into my CNA program and after that I'm
00:35 going to be applying to universities and
00:38 programs of course I Interior college
00:40 Moorpark College to see if I qualify or
00:43 get into the nursing program but thanks
00:45 to you I'm gonna be able to fund my
00:46 dream so thank you very much for the
00:49 scholarship I hope you guys are safe
00:51 sound and thank you very much again
00:55 [Music]

2020 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Derek Abarca
SEIU Local 99 Classified Senate Scholarship

Jayne Abbe
Bess Pinkstaff Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Ernesto Aguilar
ESTEEM: Enhancing Success in Transfer Education for Engineering Majors Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Noah Aist
ESTEEM: Enhancing Success in Transfer Education for Engineering Majors Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Abigail Alcantar
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Talle Stanton Scholarship

Emily Aldrich
Alfred Howe Davis Memorial Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Michael Kirkpatrick Seely Creative Writing Scholarship
Sam & Mary Saputo Scholarship

Nicole Allen

American Legion Post 339 (Ventura) Scholarship
Nelson Family Veteran Scholarship Awarded in Memory of April Nelson

A Special Thank You from the Ventura College Foundation's Scholarship Recipient, Nicole Allen

Elainna Allport
Lupe and Robert Piros Nursing Scholarship
Micheline Sakharoff Nursing Scholarship
VCSNA Peer Assistance Scholarship

Antonio Almaraz
Cavola Family Scholarship
Gene Haas Scholarship

Sebastian Alvarez
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

America Ambriz
Osher Foundation Scholarship

Hayden Amendola
Edmund Andreas Arredondo Memorial Scholarship
Micheline & Albert Sakharoff Music Scholarship
Robert and Regina Lawson Music Scholarship

Joseph Apodaca
AMR Foundation for Research and Education Paramedic Scholarship

Vanessa Apodaca
Paul and Bessie Carter Nursing Scholarship

A Special Thank You from the Ventura College Foundation's Scholarship Recipient, Vanessa Apodaca

Shannon Arevalo
Friends of Osher Re-Entry Business Student Scholarship
Kristin & Richard Taylor Phoenix Scholarship

Heather Ashby
Noah Charles Kriese Memorial Scholarship

Raneem Awad
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Cameran Bahnsen
California Environmental Education Scholarship
Clean Power Alliance Voyager Scholarship
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship
Westlake Village Garden Club Scholarship

Helina Bailey
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship

Michael Barajas
Bernice Beilin Memorial Phoenix Scholarship
Bill and Elise Kearney Phoenix Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Marlen Barragan
American Association of University Women Ventura County Branch Bevans/Klein Scholarship

Melissa Barragan
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Kristin & Richard Taylor Phoenix Scholarship

Karen Barrera
Diana Lillie Seely Memorial Scholarship
Micheline & Albert Sakharoff Theatre Arts Scholarship

Roman Becher
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Joshua Beckman
Scholarship Reader Merit Award

Scott Bell
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship

Adrianna Bese
Bill Miller Memorial Scholarship
Miriam and Henry Schwab Memorial Aquatics Scholarship

Alison Black
Stan Weisel Phoenix Scholarship

Jacob Bograd
Harry J. and Lucille E. Earl Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship

Melanie Bograd
George & Harriet Arita - Tai Boy Biology Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship

Shannon Boothe
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship

Michaela Boydston
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Native Daughters of the Golden West Poinsettia Parlor #318

Bryce Brewer
Alfred Howe Davis Memorial Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Nikki Brunner
Gordon Ross Medical Scholarship
Lupe and Robert Piros Nursing Scholarship

Michael Bui
Drs. Rosalind Warner and Michael Hogan Foster Youth Scholarship
Tony & Ruth Garcia Scholarship

Shy Burgess
Amy Cherot Foster Our Future Scholarship
John and Cherie Brant Ventura Boys & Girls Club Scholarship

Grace Burkhardt
McNeely Family Scholarship
Pamela Oster Memorial Annual Scholarship

Brittany Bybee
Bess Pinkstaff Scholarship

Angela Calderon
Clean Power Alliance Voyager Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship

Lesly Calderon
Clean Power Alliance Voyager Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Alexandra Calor
Helen Yunker Music Scholarship
Kenneth D. Helms Memorial Choral Scholarship
Kenneth D. Helms Memorial Organ Scholarship

Fidelia Camarillo Espinoza
Nellie Day Harris Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Audrey Carman
Martinez y Ewens Anasazi Endowed Scholarship
Ventura Downtown Lions Club Fred W. Smith Scholarship

Mark Castaneda
Gary Daniel Newcomb Memorial Scholarship
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship

Angel Castanon
Cheuvront Family Scholarship

Daisy Castillo
Alfred Howe Davis Memorial Scholarship
Tim Suel Memorial Scholarship

Daniela Castillo Vargas
Bess Pinkstaff Scholarship

Jasmin Castro
Patricia Sanchez Ehret Memorial Scholarship

Roberto Cedillo
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Yulianna Ceja
Stan Weisel Phoenix Scholarship

Season Chavez
Aurora Loss Phoenix Nursing Scholarship
Dr. Thomas B. O'Neill Nursing Scholarship
Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Nursing Scholarship

Yuki Chiang
Julius Gius Memorial Scholarship

Colleen Clow
Damián De La Peña Memorial Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Abigail Coker
Adalinda Magaña Scholarship
Arthur Zimmer / Orlene Bowers Memorial Scholarship
Tony & Ruth Garcia Scholarship

Madison Collins
Blalock Family Scholarship
Bob Gowder Family Scholarship

Eusebio Corona
Blalock Family Endowed Scholarship

Jamie Cunanan-Block
Dr. Joyce Mason Evans (VCCC Retired) Annual Scholarship

Bryttnee Dailey
Guadalupe Lopez Nursing Endowed Scholarship
Micheline and Albert Sakharoff Nursing Scholarship

Christine Davis
Dr. Thomas B. O'Neill Nursing Scholarship
Nancy Steward Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Paul and Bessie Carter Nursing Scholarship

Gracelyn De La Cruz
Bill Miller Memorial Scholarship
Miriam and Henry Schwab Memorial Aquatics Scholarship

Jose DeLara
Paul and Bessie Carter Nursing Scholarship

Austin Dillon
Friends of Osher Nursing Scholarship
Seiji Yoshioka and Mary Phillips Yoshioka Scholarship

Johnny Ditlof
George R. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Rachel Dodd
I-DA-KA Scholarship

Angela Escalante
Wendy McGee Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Nicolas Esquivel
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Brisa Figueroa
Dr. Joyce Mason Evans & David A. Evans Phoenix Scholarship

Nicholas Franco
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial
Scholarship Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship

Kambria Funderburk
Mary J. Gloisten Nursing Scholarship
Prison Hospital Action Committee Scholarship
Santa Clara Valley Healthcare Scholarship

Dalila Gallegos
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Stephanie Gamboa
Elijah & Miya Tshing Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Totten J. and Frances M. Anderson Scholarship

Mireya Garcia
Terence P. O'Neill Memorial Scholarship

Carlos Garcia Vasquez
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Francesca Gareri
Hickerson Family Scholarship
Taylor Family Scholarship

Jocelyn Garibay
Classified Senate Scholarship
Gordon and Dorothy King Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Stephanie Garibay
Carl Stehle, Jr. Physical Science Scholarship
Clean Power Alliance Voyager Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Kristina Gearheart
Taylor Family Scholarship

Angela Gerardi
Ventura College Foundation Phoenix Scholarship

Kayla Geronimo-Anctil
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship
Nicholas Joel Haverland Memorial Scholarship

Amanda Gleeson-Low
Mary Guthrie Teaching Scholarship

Anthony Gomez
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Liliana Gomez
Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Edith Gonzalez
Carolyn Villines Memorial Scholarship
David P. Bianco Family Scholarship

Jesus Gonzalez
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship
Tyrone Heritage Foundation Diesel Mechanics Scholarship

Luz Neomi Gonzalez
David P. Bianco Family Scholarship
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship

Monique Gonzalez
Arthur Sumliner Memorial Scholarship

Caterina Green
Eric William Borchard Memorial Scholarship

Mitchell Guske
AMR Foundation for Research and Education Paramedic Scholarship

Guadalupe Gutierrez
Barbara Meister Teaching Scholarship
Edith H. French Scholarship

Michelle Hamm
Brian Marshall Memorial Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Sarah Hamm
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Stan Weisel Phoenix Scholarship

A Special Thank You from the Ventura College Foundation's Scholarship Recipient, Sarah Hamm

Shouk Hanna
Friends of Osher Scholarship
Niamatullah SA and A-Ishah MA Memorial Scholarship

Talitha Hannon
Dr. Joyce Mason Evans & David A. Evans Phoenix Scholarship

A Special Thank You from the Ventura College Foundation's Scholarship Recipient, Talitha Hannon

Hassan Hawara
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Jane & Hero Tshing Scholarship
Talle Stanton Scholarship

Anna Heaton
Nelson Family Veteran Scholarship Awarded in Memory of April Nelson
Veterans Appreciation Scholarship

A Special Thank You from Ventura College Foundation's Scholarship Recipients, Anna & Cody Heaton

Cody Heaton
California Resources Corporation Veteran Students Scholarship
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship
Veterans Appreciation Scholarship

A Special Thank You from Ventura College Foundation's Scholarship Recipients, Anna & Cody Heaton

Kiara Hernandez
Taylor Family Scholarship

Matthew Huerta
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Rebecca Hyde Gonzales
Mary Guthrie Teaching Scholarship

Anthony Ibarra
Denise Baylor Automotive & Diesel Mechanics Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Karina Inda
Collin Family Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
J.G.M. Henry - State Farm Scholarship

Julio Islas
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Timothy Jackman
ESTEEM: Enhancing Success in Transfer Education for Engineering Majors Scholarship

Heather Jackson
Eileen Taylor Phoenix Scholarship
Friends of Osher Scholarship

Alma Jaimes Soto
Dr. Joyce Mason Evans (VCCC Retired) Annual Scholarship
Professor Ismael "Mayo" De La Rocha Memorial Scholarship

Humberto Jimenez
Ellyn & Jim Dembowski Scholarship

Lorne Johnston
Barbara Ann Mrvichin Memorial Scholarship
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship

Michelle Joya
I-DA-KA Scholarship
Lupton Child Development Textbook Scholarship

America Juan Mercado
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Scott Drexel Memorial Scholarship

Saul Juarez
John and Glenda Hammer Education Scholarship

Megan Kane
Ojai Family Podiatry Clinic, Dr. James Todd Beaty, DPM Scholarship
Sandra Hope Thomas Art Scholarship

Susannah Kegler
Dr. Thomas B. O'Neill Nursing Scholarship
Paul and Bessie Carter Nursing Scholarship

Erica Kennedy
Lucia Tebbe Memorial Phoenix Scholarship
Ventura College Foundation Phoenix Scholarship

Michael Laborde
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Allyson Lang
Kada Family Scholarship
Tyrone Heritage Foundation Diesel Mechanics Scholarship

Jassmine Larios
Contarino Family Scholarship
John and Glenda Hammer Science Scholarship

Sharlene Larsen
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Allison LeBus
ESTEEM: Enhancing Success in Transfer Education for Engineering Majors Scholarship

Tanya Ledesma
Joe Hernandez Memorial Art Scholarship

Jessica Lehrfeld
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Brandon Lewandowski
Jessica Prescott Library Science Scholarship

Luis Limon
Employer Advisory Council Scholarship

Josh Lowe
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship
Ventura College Math & Science Scholarship

Travis Lozano
Dave & Liz Kraus Phoenix Scholarship
Frank S. and Ardella J. Watts Memorial Scholarship

Alfredo Lua
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Melissa Lunsford
Rebecca Singer-Beilin Memorial Scholarship

Dustin Macke
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Abel Magana
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Raphael Magana
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Leanne Mancira
Associated Students of Ventura College Scholarship
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship

Marcos Marmolejo Jr
ESTEEM: Enhancing Success in Transfer Education for Engineering Majors Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Gustavo Marquez
Gene Haas Scholarship
Western States Petroleum Association Scholarship

Jasmin Martin
Dr. Joyce Mason Evans (VCCC Retired) Annual Scholarship
Pier Angela Fiumerodo Memorial Scholarship

Dakota Martinez
Eleanor Tillquist Phoenix Scholarship
George E. Tillquist Engineering Scholarship

Noel Martinez
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Hunter Massey
John Tallman Memorial Scholarship

Roula Matouk
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Devin McCree
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Jonathan McHale
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Angel Medina
Hemming Family Scholarship

Arturo Medina
Dr. Morris and Judith Leventhal Art Scholarship

Melissa Mejia
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Nshan Melkonian
Jessica Prescott Art Scholarship
Judith Leventhal Two-Dimensional Art Scholarship

Mayra Mendez
Alice M. Bartlett Memorial Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Talle Stanton Scholarship

Christian Merrick
Gene Haas Scholarship
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship

Rogelio Michel
Classified Senate Scholarship in Memory of Connie Baker
SEIU Local 99 Classified Senate Scholarship

Gabriel Miramontes
Ventura College Holistic Studies Scholarship

Angelica Miranda Luna
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Zachary Mitchell
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Juan Montecinos
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship

Christina Montrose
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Papa Kam Tong Tshing Scholarship

Raymond Monzon
Mama Lin Tshing Scholarship
Stanley Prescott Business Scholarship
Wendy Dunn Memorial Scholarship of Ventura College
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Dylan More
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship

Jessica Moses
Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Gabrielle Mousseau
Lillian Dember Scholarship
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship
Viento Y Mar Environmental Scholarship

Pablo Muro
George E. Tillquist Engineering Scholarship

Kirstin Neumann
Barbara Meister Phoenix Scholarship
Bess Pinkstaff Scholarship
Kristin & Richard Taylor Phoenix Scholarship

Tiffanie Nguyen
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Veronica Nila
Creative Arts Foundation Trust Scholarship
Ojai Family Podiatry Clinic, Dr. James Todd Beaty, DPM Scholarship

Elisha Nims
Guadalupe Lopez Nursing Scholarship
Taimi Chauveau Nursing Memorial Scholarship

Roberto Nunez
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship
Maude A. Broughton Memorial Scholarship

Irene Ochoa
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Jing Ying Ooi
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship

Ashley Orozco
Prison Hospital Action Committee Scholarship

Steven Osuna
James Doyle Memorial Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Haley Oviatt-Russi
Fattarelli Family Trust Scholarship

Madison Parriott
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship
Stan Weisel Phoenix Scholarship

Chad Perdue
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Adela Perez
Exuberant English Major Scholarship

Jennifer Perez
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship
Martin P. Knowlton Memorial Scholarship

Jesus Perez
ESTEEM: Enhancing Success in Transfer Education for Engineering Majors Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Marie Perianza
Friends of Osher Nursing Scholarship
Paige-Bianco Textbook Scholarship

Erick Pina
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Mary A. Sandoval Memorial Scholarship

A Special Thank You from the Ventura College Foundation's Scholarship Recipient, Erick Pina

Elliott Pineda
Tommy Anthony Paramedic Scholarship

Mae Plete
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship

Kevin Polizzi
Goldman Metalworking Scholarship

Marco Pretelin
Bill and Elise Kearney Phoenix Scholarship
Ventura College Foundation Phoenix Scholarship

Mayra Puga
George and Jean Woolley Memorial Scholarship

Celine Quintino
Baylor Family Scholarship
Denise Baylor Scholarship

Samantha Rajiah
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Rotary Club of Ventura Scholarship
San Buenaventura Women's Club Scholarship

Alexa Ramirez
Carole Olsen-Bryan Memorial Scholarship
Don and Sandy Greenberg Scholarship

Ellyzel Charizee Ramirez
Ventura College Academic Senate Scholarship

Nathan Ramos Rodriguez
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Jesus Rangel
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship
Tyrone Heritage Foundation Diesel Mechanics Scholarship

Andrea Rapp
Heizer Family Phoenix Scholarship

Drew Reyes
Delta Theta Tau Sorority - Zeta Epsilon Chapter Memorial Business Scholarship
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship

Lisette Reyes
Alexis Dember Scholarship
Gene Haas Scholarship
John and Glenda Hammer Engineering Scholarship

Paulina Reynosa
Elaine G. Tennen Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Micheline and Albert Sakharoff Nursing Scholarship
Nancy Steward Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Angela Rillo
Venoco, Inc. Phoenix Osher Scholarship

Nicolas Robinson
Benjamin Tanner Memorial Scholarship

Enrique Rodriguez
Limoneira Company Agricultural Scholarship
Linda McSherry-Roos Environmental Studies Scholarship
SEEAG Career Pathways in Agriculture Scholarship

Jesse Rodriguez
Nelson Family Veteran Scholarship Awarded in Memory of April Nelson
Veterans Appreciation Scholarship

Jesus Rodriguez Flores
Donna Santo Family Scholarship

Maurice Rollins
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Run Ruan
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship

Jesus Ruesga
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship
Tyrone Heritage Foundation Diesel Mechanics Scholarship

Lisa Ruiz
Stan Weisel Phoenix Scholarship

Bradley Sakaida
AMR Foundation for Research and Education Paramedic Scholarship

Andres Sanchez
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Angel Sanchez
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship

Fernando Sanchez-Rochlen
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship
Tyrone Heritage Foundation Diesel Mechanics Scholarship

Christian Sandoval
Gene Haas Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Christian Sandoval
Carrasco Nungaray Family Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Jordan Sandoval
Gene Haas Foundation
Scholarship Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Maribel Saucedo Rivera
Chappy Morris Scholarship
Limoneira Company Agricultural Scholarship

Aariana Saunders
Dr. Joyce Mason Evans (VCCC Retired) Annual Scholarship
Joyce Ogawa Yoshioka Memorial Scholarship

Rachel Schmidt
Alfred Howe Davis Memorial Scholarship
Bess Pinkstaff Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Katherine Seegar
I-DA-KA Scholarship
San Buenaventura Women's Club Scholarship

Elizabeth Sehn
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Diana Sepulveda Martinez
Gene Haas Scholarship
Gerald R. Curtis Engineering Scholarship

Kayla Serros
Ventura College Foundation Scholarship

Kathleen Shields
Eleanor Tillquist Phoenix Scholarship
Micheline Sakharoff Phoenix Scholarship

Roy Shoop
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Carly Skiba
Frank Nolan Memorial Scholarship
Rohan Zen Scholarship

Noah Slife
Hemming Family Scholarship

Melissa Solis
Ventura Downtown Lions Club - Fred W. Smith Scholarship

Tisha Cleodette Soriano
Associated Students of Ventura College Scholarship
VC Dreamers Scholarship

Collin Spargur
Don and Sandy Greenberg Scholarship
Saticoy Community Club Scholarship
Westside Scholarship

Brian Spradlin
Kada Family Scholarship
Nelson Family Veteran Scholarship Awarded in Memory of April Nelson
Woolley Phoenix Veteran Scholarship

Anthony Stephanov
Bill and Elise Kearney Paramedic Scholarship
Ruth Hemming Phoenix Scholarship

Shey Stewart
Dr. Thomas B. O'Neill Nursing Scholarship
Harmon Cogert Memorial Scholarship
Jessica Prescott Nursing Scholarship
Phoenix Nursing Student Scholarship

Douglas Sumeriski
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship

Cheyenne Summers
Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship

Clarissa Swallows
Wendy McGee Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Anson Tan
Mary Guthrie Teaching Scholarship

Esther Taylor
Rohan Zen Scholarship
Stan Weisel Phoenix Scholarship

Angelica Terrazas
Arlene Goldberg Memorial Scholarship
Larry Meister Memorial Business Scholarship

Julie Torres
Friends of Osher Teaching Scholarship

Alex Tovar
Alfred Howe Davis Memorial Scholarship
E. Elaine Daniels Memorial Scholarship
Jessica Prescott Library Science Scholarship

Jeremy Travers
Dr. Morris and Judith Leventhal Art Scholarship
Joe Hernandez Memorial Art Scholarship

Patrick Tubbs
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Nancy Uribe
Lucia Tebbe Memorial Phoenix Scholarship
Ventura College Foundation Phoenix Scholarship

Lorenia Valdez
Martin P. Knowlton Memorial Scholarship
Tony & Ruth Garcia Scholarship

Zoe Feliz Valenzuela
Ed and Sue Stile Scholarship

Isabel Valle
Maestra Aurora Magana Lopez Scholarship
SEEAG Career Pathways in Agriculture Scholarship

Christopher Vargas
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Maricela Vasquez Hernandez
Rotary Club of Oxnard Sunrise Scholarship
Talle Stanton Scholarship

A Special Thank You from the Ventura College Foundation's Scholarship Recipient, Maricela Vasquez

Kady Velasquez
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Ruth Hemming Foster Youth Scholarship

Natalie Ventura
Gerald Jones Memorial Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
Kristin & Richard Taylor Phoenix Scholarship

Maria Villalpando
Don L. Carlton Family Scholarship

A Special Thank You from the Ventura College Foundation's Scholarship Recipient, Maria Villalpando

Jessica Vitagliano
Prison Hospital Action Committee Scholarship

Derek Wahl
Peña Family Autism Scholarship

Megan Walter
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship
San Buenaventura Women's Club Scholarship

Alana Wedemeyer
Wendy McGee Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Lisha Wei
Ventura College Foundation Scholarship

Evelyn Wembakpete
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship

Brooke Whitley
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship
Veterans Appreciation Scholarship

Justin Williams
Ventura College Foundation Veterans Scholarship
Veterans Appreciation Scholarship

RitaJoy Williams
Ventura College Holistic Health Graduate Scholarship

Sarah Williamson
Betsy Slover Phoenix, RN, Memorial Scholarship
George & Eleanor Tillquist Scholarship
Susan M. Buchter Nursing Scholarship

Thomas Wilson
Jacqueline D. Walker Memorial Scholarship
James V. and Idah W. Iliff Memorial Scholarship

Melanie Zarate
ESTEEM: Enhancing Success in Transfer Education for Engineering Majors Scholarship
Southern California Edison Green Jobs Initiative Scholarship

Event Sponsors

Our event sponsors support higher education and aim to support students in Ventura County as they pursue their dreams.

Captain Sponsor

Pirate Sponsors

Treasure Map Sponsors

Buccaneer Sponsor

Gold Chest Sponsors

Ken & Doris Collin

Ellyn & Jim Dembowski

Ruth Hemming

Lynne Kada

Anne Paul King

Mary Saputo

Eleanor Tillquist

Rob van Nieuwburg

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