The MSJC Foundation Awards 70 Students with Scholarships

November 13, 2013
 
The Mt. San Jacinto College Foundation awarded nearly $58,000 to 70 students during its annual State of the College Luncheon & Fall Scholarships on Nov. 13, 2013. The event was held at the Menifee Valley Campus. Scholarship presenters included Foundation board members Sherri Domenigoni and Dr. Richard Giese, MSJC Trustee Gwendolyn Schlange and faculty members Nick Reeves and Christina Yamanaka.
 
Dr. Roger Schultz, MSJC’s superintendent/president, gave the State of the College address. He told the guests that the state budget crises was subsiding, resulting in more revenues. The college will be able to offer a more robust summer session in 2014, hire more faculty and staff and the college will open a second site in Temecula in 2014. The college has leased the second floor of the former Temecula City Hall building for $1 a year.
 
The following Scholarships were awarded:
 
Honors Enrichment Scholarship
Christina Yamanaka – Co-Director, Honors Enrichment Program
Erik Ozolins – Co-Director, Honors Enrichment Program
 
San Jacinto Valley Women’s Scholarship
Kathleen Osborne –San Jacinto Valley Women’s Conference Chair
 
Catherine “Kit” Longe Stewart Scholarship
Gwendolyn Schlange – MSJC Board of Trustee
 
Mt. San Jacinto College Foundation Scholarship
Mary Lucas – Foundation Executive Committee
Sherri Domenigoni – Foundation Board Member
The Agatha Baxter Scholarship
The Community Foundation of San Bernardino & Riverside Counties Scholarship
The Lena Pond Scholarship
The Molly Adams Endowed Scholarship Fund
“Osher Scholars” California Community Colleges Scholarship Endowment
Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship