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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER – Whittier student Danielle Cabral, attending Cal State Fullerton, received a $2,500 scholarship from the SBC Foundation, the philanthropic arm of SBC Communications Inc.SBC’s scholarship program has awarded more than $5 million in college scholarships to more than 2,000 children of SBC employees and retirees.Cabral is among 624 students receiving the scholarships for the first time. She is involved in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the St. Linus Youth Choir. She also was on the Dean’s list for the 2004-05 school year.For more information on the scholarship program, visit www.sbc.com/foundation. Cerritos honored for teacher prep NORWALK – Cerritos College is among just 10 community colleges in the nation being recognized and awarded $10,000 for excellence in K-12, teacher-preparation programs by the American Association of Community Colleges.Colleges were identified for outstanding work in six categories in AACC’s National Science Foundation-supported teacher preparation program. Rio Hondo group to meet Thursday WHITTIER – Measure A Citizens’ Oversight Committee, charged with overseeing how Rio Hondo College utilizes a multimillion-dollar, voter-approved bond, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the college’s board room, 3600 Workman Mill Road.Free parking will be available.Local residents serve on the committee, which functions as an independent body ensuring the Measure A bond is used only for construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation or replacement of the college’s facilities.Thursday’s meeting will include a review of the committee’s annual report to the board of trustees, and a review of financial and performance audits prepared by the independent auditor.For more information, call (562) 692-0921, or visit www.riohondo.edu. Montebello helps storm victims MONTEBELLO – Montebello High School’s leadership class raised $1,000 for the Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund selling wristbands at the school, officials said.The proceeds are going to the American Red Cross. Cerritos’ Sanchez wins scholarship NORWALK – Cerritos College psychology student Lucy Sanchez received full scholarship to attend the American Psychological Association’s 113th annual convention in Washington, D.C.As a scholarship recipient, Sanchez also participated in the 2005 “Diversity Project 2000” and “Beyond Summer Institute” in August, a mentoring and leadership program for future psychologists.Sanchez, completing her second year at Cerritos College, received the scholarship through her involvement as a member of Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community colleges.She plans to graduate in 2006 and transfer to either Cal State Long Beach or UC Irvine. If you have an event or notice deserving attention, write us! Send your notice to Tracy Garcia, education reporter, at 7612 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier, CA 90602. You may call the office at (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3051, or send e-mail to [email protected]last_img


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