FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2012
FURTHER INFORMATION: Paula Green (626) 914-8873, Stacy Armstrong (626) 857-4082
Citrus College Foundation Hosts Scholarship Reception
Photo by Anthony Vidales
Supporting Student Completion and Success: The Citrus College Foundation and the Citrus College Student Services Division hosted its 2012-2013 Scholarship Reception at the Ross L. Handy Campus Center. More than 200 students were awarded a total of $100,000 in scholarships, enabling them to begin or continue their education at Citrus College, as well as transfer to a four-year college or university.
In addition, the Associated Students of Citrus College and more than 50 individual, family, organizational and corporate donors were recognized for their contributions to the college’s scholarship fund.
From Left to Right: Scholarship reception speakers included Tom Gerfen, scholarship donor and president of the Citrus College Foundation; Michelle Mockler, Citrus College student and Continuing Student Scholarship recipient; Saul Ugarte, Citrus College alumnus and Transfer Scholarship recipient; Joseph Patito, scholarship donor, Citrus College alumnus and Columbia University student; and Chris Garcia, Citrus College Director of Development and Alumni Relations.