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2017 Recognition Event Photos

The community celebrated our 2017 scholarship recipients at our Recognition Event. Family and friends gathered to honor the scholars' achievements and show support for their future endeavors. Congratulations once again to these outstanding scholars! Click to see all 2017 Recognition Event Photos

$408,500 in Scholarships Awarded

  The Pedrozzi Foundation recently awarded $408,500 in scholarships to 112 local students. The 2017 Pedrozzi Scholars include community college, undergraduate and graduate students, eighteen percent of whom are the first in their families to attend college. These motivated and well-rounded students will be studying throughout California and across the country in the fall. Additional [...]

2017 Music in the Orchard

  Mark your calendar for the last Thursdays of June, July, August and September for the popular Music in the Orchard Concert Series returning for the fifth year to the Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and relax under the olive trees of Livermore's finest resort at 4549 Cross [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars Program Launched

Saray, Trish and Cesar helped create elephant toothpaste during a recent visit to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Discovery Center, experiencing first hand what a chemical catalyst does.  Creating toothpaste was one of a number of science experiments the three sixth-graders, along with other former Marylin Avenue Elementary School alum, participated in while being entertained [...]

Pedrozzi Scholars Open Their Hearts

Pedrozzi Scholars Natalie Palomo, Sarah Bettencourt and Diamond Wesley,  all Las Positas College (LPC) students, recently packed hundreds of lunches for local students through Open Heart Kitchen's Weekend Box Lunch Program.  The three young women, all Pedrozzi Scholarship recipients, began their college careers at LPC and plan to transfer to complete bachelor degrees. Pedrozzi Scholars Volunteer at [...]

GHS Library Full for FAFSA Workshop

The library at Granada High School was full Jan. 25, 2017 as students and parents received hands-on-help from financial aid professionals and trained volunteers to complete and submit their FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application. This was the second year that the Pedrozzi Foundation sponsored a FAFSA Completion Workshop. Livermore Mayor John Marchand stopped by [...]

Pedrozzi Foundation Sponsors PSAT

All sophomores in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) took the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) on October 19, 2016. The PSAT prepares students for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), required by many colleges and universities prior to admission, and it generates information that guides students to enroll in rigorous courses while still in [...]