California Grape Growers award scholarships
Seven students in California’s grape-growing regions received scholarships from California’s table grape growers, through the California Table Grape Commission.
All recipients will be attending California universities or vocational schools, according to a news release.
This year, the seven scholarships totaled $123,500.
$20,000 Four-year Field Worker Scholarship recipients:
>Alex Aguilar — San Diego State University
>Julissa Elizondo — University of California-Davis
>Diego Garcia — University of California-Davis
$3,500 Two-year Field Worker Scholarship recipient:
>Stephanie Torres — Clovis Culinary Arts Academy
$20,000 Four-year Agricultural Scholarship recipients:
>Juan Espinoza — California State University, Bakersfield
>Nicholas Patton — University of California-Davis
>Zachary Wilson — Cal Poly, San Louis Obispo
Since 1985, the California Table Grape Commission has awarded more than 130 scholarships to children of table grape field workers, according to the release.