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Alan and Mary Burnham Fund Vocational Scholarships

Francis "Buzz" Burnham In honor of Alan's father, Francis "Buzz" Burnham, Livermore residents Alan and Mary Burnham are funding multiple Francis Burnham Vocational Scholarships. Buzz was a longtime vocational training advocate. He taught industrial arts, vocational training and adult education and was active in the Iowa Vocational Industrial Clubs or America, now SkillsUSA. [...]

Pedrozzi Foundation & LVJUSD Partnership

Philomena Rambo, Director of Community Engagement, shares why the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District recognized its strong partnership with the Pedrozzi Foundation at an Oct. 2017 School Board meeting. "We are very grateful this evening to be recognizing the Pedrozzi Foundation.  They are steadfast partner and have offered our students tremendous opportunities that are [...]

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 [...]

Pedrozzi Scholars Give Back

Pedrozzi Scholars Cassie Braun (2008) and Nicole McCaffrey (2010) are giving back to the Pedrozzi Foundation.  Now successfully launched in their careers, these philanthropic young women are setting an example for their peers by making generous gifts to the Foundation. Cassie Braun "I'm so appreciative of the support I received from the Pedrozzi [...]

Anonymous Donor Funds Promise Scholarships

A retired Livermore resident donated to the Pedrozzi Foundation in March 2016 to support two deserving students' college pursuits. The donor wanted to make a significant donation, enabling these  students to pursue their college dreams and goals. Having researched national scholarship foundations and then realizing that the Pedrozzi Foundation could facilitate the goal of funding [...]

Celebrate, Review and Decide

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Students should celebrate every college acceptance letter they receive!  When the celebrating is complete, it is time to carefully review the Financial Aid Award Letters (Award Letters) that follow, typically in 2-3 weeks.  It is important that students and their families compare net price to net price when reviewing Award Letters since the format can [...]

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 [...]

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