New Neighborhood Voice

June 5, 2005

James Lick High School

2005 Scholarship Award Amounts and Recipients

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Scholarship

History

Eligibility

Amount
total

2005
Recipient
s

Charles J. Lick,
Deserving Student
Scholarship

Nephew of James Lick.
Initially donated sums of money for this.

Deserving student that doesn’t qualify for anything else

$1,000

Achidi Sama
Som Bat Thach

 Hillcrester’s
Scholarship

Originally, the scholarship honored students living within the Hillcrest Association Community. It has evolved into a general scholarship because they desire to support JLHS.

Any student who is continuing on to college.

$300

Mary Crable

 Gary Young
Memorial
Scholarship

He had a beautiful singing voice and even sang at the Metropolitan Opera.  He was a stutterer and singing helped him overcome it.

Future Music or Performing Arts Major and/or someone that has overcome a difficulty

$2,500

Mauricio Rangel
Juan Montiel
Ana Diaz
Erica Moya
Saira Toscano

 Pepsi Scholarship

Funds raised through product sales. 

Committee’s discretion

 

$3,000

Sergio Gutierrez
Mary Crable
Zyra Duque
Anna Rosa Rodrigues

Fabiola Gonzalez
Memorial
Scholarship

In memory of former JL student.  Benefactor is her former doctor.

ELL student
Hispanic, Female
Going into Medical Profession

$200
(the last year)

Jessie Hernandez

Darrell Legget
Memorial
Scholarship

Athlete, African-American, personable, well liked and popular

Athlete, active in campus life

$500

Rogelio Gonzalez

 Betty Tyson
Memorial
Scholarship

Betty was a long time Spanish and Latin Teacher at James Lick.  She died from cancer and her estate has established an account to perpetuate an annual scholarship. 

The first consideration should be a future Foreign Language Teacher. Then a student with plans for teaching.  Finally, an academically successful student with clear college goals

$5,000

 

 

Iris Armenta
Carina Romo
Esmeralda Flores
Natalie Linares
Maria Conchas

Leo Dierks Memorial
Scholarship

Long time business teacher.

1.   Business Major

2.   Related field

$500

Rogelio Gonzalez

 JL Faculty
Scholarship

Faculty generated funding through silent auctions and other donations

Priority as follows:

1.   Future teacher

2.   Top academic student

3.   Deserving but passed over in other scholarship monies

$500

Ana Diaz

 Leo Murphy
Academic
Excellence

Mr. Murphy was a popular Social Science teacher and Basketball Coach who went on to become the Principal  of Milpitas HS and later a Superintendent

1.    Parent must be a Lick alumni to be considered for the scholarship

2.    Candidate must have a high GPA(3.8 or better is desirable)

$500

Kyle Amaral-Coen

Tom Dusek for
Award for Spirit

“Mister James Lick” he bleeds James Lick Green.  Former faculty member and Activities Director for 22 years

1.    Parent must be a Lick alumni to be considered for the scholarship

2.    Candidate must demonstrate “James Lick Spirit”

3.    Candidate must demonstrate leadership qualities through their extensive involvement in student activities

$500

Cristina Martinez

Hispanic Parents
Scholarship
 

An advisory committee that met regularly to help support Latino students

A Latino student involved in the community who plans to go to a college

$400

Iris Armenta

Oyama
Scholarship

Joyce Oyama - JL Class of ’57
Art teacher at JL for  38 yrs.

Female scholar athlete

$300

Mary Crable

Don Taylor Memorial
Scholarship

Former James Lick math teacher, coach, and principal

Student majoring in math or engineering

$1,000

Meena Kaur
Kyle Amaral-Coen

Valley Medical
Scholarship

 

Student entering the medical field or other area

$800

Luis Silva
Cristina Villalobos

Betty Tyson
Academic
Scholarship

From Betty Tyson Trust Fund

College-bound students with high academic achievement (Committee’s discretion)

$7,000

Jennifer Nguyen
Danielle Herrera
Jennifer Tong
Reyna Bonilla
Daisy Diza
Ricardo Herrera
Cristina Martinez
Monica Martinez

“Go for It”

From ESUHSD. Designed to recognize outstanding academic students and student leaders

• High GPA
• Admirable character
• Leader in school activities

$4000

Joanna Rabano
Oscar Ayala
Sharlyn Sarmiento
Cristella Marrufo

Danny Pricolo
Memorial
Scholarship

Danny Pricolo coached soccer in the area for many years and served as a father figure for many of his players.  His 4 children graduated from JLHS and excelled in academics as well as athletics.

• One male/one female
• Soccer player
• “B” average
• College bound

$500

Saira Toscano
Rogelio Gonzalez

(Scholarship Matrix from JLHS)

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