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Carlsbad Educational Foundation Awards Carlsbad Unified School District Seniors with $1,000 College Scholarships

Carlsbad CA— The Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF) 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization, this week awarded the recipients of the CEF Scholarship to graduating seniors from Carlsbad and Sage Creek High Schools.

Fifteen seniors who best demonstrated how their educational experience benefitted from CEF programs in music, science, and innovation received a $1,000 award. Four of those scholarships were awarded to students based upon financial needs, and two scholarships, sponsored by Viasat, were awarded to Science Olympiad participants.

We are happy to share the names and college commitments of this year’s winners.

Carlsbad High School Award Recipients:

  • Samara Anderson (University of Southern California; psychology and math)
  • Andrew Kuznik (University of California, Los Angeles; Spanish and linguistics for pre-med)
  • Ethan Meade (Occidental College; music production)
  • Julia Mireles (San Diego State University; sustainability)
  • Marlowe Morris (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; business administration and theatre arts)
  • Lindsay Sackin (San Diego State University; music)
  • Tyler Vasse, Science Olympiad recipient (University of California, Berkeley; bioengineering)

 Sage Creek High School Award Recipients:

  • Emilie Anderson (San Diego State University; journalism)
  • Ari Beckett (Mira Costa College; business and global economics)
  • Allison DelGrande (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; business)
  • Zyra Kingston (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; architectural engineering)
  • Harrison Logan (University of Wisconsin; chemical engineering)
  • Jenny Tucker (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; business)
  • Nicole Yuen (University of California, Riverside; biology)
  • Keely Hsieh, Science Olympiad recipient (University of California, Irvine; mechanical engineering)

This is the fourth year CEF awarded college scholarships to seniors. This year, the Foundation increased the total amount of awards from 10 to 15.


About the Carlsbad Educational Foundation

The Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that was founded in 1983, to raise private support for public education and contribute to the enrichment of nearly 11,000 students in the Carlsbad Unified School District. Since its inception, the foundation has contributed more than $9 million in funds to Carlsbad public schools, primarily for science, technology, and music – programs that would not be possible in California’s current school funding environment. 100% of donations go directly to support the Carlsbad Unified School District because CEF’s operating expenses are covered by student enrichment programs and Kids Care, a comprehensive before and after-school K-5 childcare program. For more information, visit www.carlsbaded.org.