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Taylor Cole – 2015 Pedrozzi Scholar

Taylor Cole, 2015 Granada High School alum and Pedrozzi Scholar, hit the ground running, when she landed at her dream school, Babson College, in Boston. Developing a business and children's book, engaging with several extracurricular activities, spending time with friends, taking weekend road trips, and running, are proof that Taylor has the determination, spirit, and [...]

Sarah Dreher – 2014 Pedrozzi Scholar

2014 Pedrozzi Scholar, Sarah Dreher, didn’t have much time for rest and relaxation this summer. This independent, hardworking Mills College student coached LHS cheerleading, took two online summer courses, and worked 30 hours per week as the Pedrozzi Foundation student intern. During her 6-week internship, Sarah’s contributions included social media communications, Pedrozzi Scholar outreach, scholarship [...]

Nikita Bhakta – 2013 Pedrozzi Scholar

2013 Livermore High School alum and Pedrozzi Scholar, Nikita Bhakta, recalls her nursing courses through the Tri-Valley Regional Occupational Program as one of her favorite high school experiences and the reason she chose nursing as her college focus. While at Livermore High School, Nikita's involvement with the Rotary-sponsored Interact Club helped her realize that she loved to volunteer [...]

Laila Hassen – 2013 Pedrozzi Scholar

Laila Hassen is a Pedrozzi Scholar and STEM advocate. A 2013 Livermore High School graduate, she spends her summers preparing for her future as a Civil and Environmental Engineer. After receiving an Undergraduate Scholarship from Pedrozzi in May 2013, she enrolled at U.C. Davis as a Civil and Environmental Engineering major. She interns in the Environmental Dynamics [...]