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Young Scholars Recognized

The Pedrozzi Foundation expanded its partnership with the school district by supporting Principal Alberto Solorzano's efforts to create a college-bound culture among students and families at Marylin Avenue Elementary School, whose student population has a low percentage of parents who earned college degrees. To help create such a culture, the foundation invited eight fifth-grade Principal Honor Roll students to be [...]

$437,000 in Scholarships Awarded

The Pedrozzi Foundation recently awarded $437,000 in scholarships to 114 local students. The 2016 Pedrozzi Scholars include community college, vocational school, undergraduate and graduate students, twenty-one percent of whom are the first in their families to attend college. Included in the group are students transferring from Las Positas College to universities to complete their bachelor [...]

Pedrozzi PSAT Initiative Helps Close Achievement Gap

The PSAT Initiative, a partnership between the Pedrozzi Foundation and the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District, is contributing to more students enrolling in college level,  Advanced Placement (AP) courses while in high school.  Due to the initiative, all 10th grade students in the LVJUSD take the Practice Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) which allows district staff to identify students who [...]

County Supervisors Recognize Pedrozzi Foundation

Foundation Board President-Elect, Kathy Coyle, and President, Bryan Balazs accept a commendation from Supervisor Scott Haggerty. Supervisor Scott Haggerty, President, Alameda County Board of Supervisors, presented a county commendation to the Pedrozzi Scholarship Foundation in recognition of its contributions made in education within the Livermore community. During the Foundation's recent Looking Forward: Paying for [...]

Looking Forward: Paying for College

The Pedrozzi Scholarship Foundation, in coordination with Congressman Eric Swalwell, hosted Looking Forward – Paying for College on October 6, 2015. If you missed the event, download the presentation and handouts here and watch the video of the event below. Families of all backgrounds filled the Robert Livermore Community Center for the information-packed presentation. Colette Hadley, Director of Consulting [...]