Monday, September 01, 2014

Hispanic Network awards 27 scholarships

Hispanic Network awards 27 scholarships: Twenty-seven Napa County students, including 17 Napa-area high school graduates, will receive Napa County Hispanic Network scholarships at a gala banquet on Sept. 19 in Napa.

The banquet has raised more than $434,000 in scholarships for 310 Napa County students over the past 30 years.

The 17 students include nine from Napa High School, five from Vintage High School, two from Valley Oak High School and one from Justin-Siena High School.

Ten more scholarship recipients include four from St. Helena High School, four from Napa Valley College, one from American Canyon High School and one from Santa Rosa Junior College.

One recipient is Vintage High School’s Christian Zavala, who has never received a grade less than an A since middle school. At Vintage, he earned a grade-point average of 4.65 and an SAT score of 1860.