SCVNews.com | The SCV Education Foundation announces the recipients of the 2021 scholarships
The SCV Education Foundation awarded six seniors in the Hart High School district $ 10,000 scholarships.
Students’ personal goals, college majors, and stated career path indicate future success in an education-related field, and will receive the scholarships with thanks from the Backer family.
Esmeralda Aguilar graduated from Hart High School and will be attending Cal Poly Pomona in the fall. After obtaining a degree in liberal studies, she will pursue her dream of becoming an elementary school teacher.
Briana DeLaMaza is also a graduate of Hart High School and will go to Cumberland University in Tennessee in hopes of becoming a special education teacher.
Ava Kirchmann, our third graduate from Hart High School, plans to go to Boise State, Idaho, where she will pursue a career as a high school English teacher.
Lauren Park of Saugus High School will remain on site and attend Masters University where she will major in Education / Liberal Studies. Her plan is to become a primary school teacher.
Hannah Watson, also a recent graduate of Saugus High School, plans to major in elementary and special education at Grand Canyon University.
Samantha West, graduated from Canyon High School. She will study kinesiology at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo so that she can then teach in secondary education.
“This is the 33rd year that the Foundation has awarded scholarships. In total, we have provided future educators with nearly $ 250,000 in scholarships to support their dream, ”said Jackie Hartmann, Executive Director. “The SCV Education Foundation is proud to invest in the educators of tomorrow. We are honored to award the Backer Family Scholarships to these amazing students and are grateful that they have chosen education as a career path. Hopefully in the next few years they will be back in teaching Santa Clarita, ”she adds.