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Final Concert – Music in the Orchard Summer Concert Series

The Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort and Spa is wrapping us its 2023 Music in the Orchard summer concert series on September 28th featuring local favorite band, Crawdad Republic. Don't miss this beautiful way to wrap up the summer while also supporting local students as the Pedrozzi Foundation is a beneficiary of this summer concert [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars Sing National Anthem at the Little League World Series

One of the goals of the Pedrozzi Young Scholars Program is to connect students with community events and opportunities. That happened this week when Chloe Rosado and Natalie Solis, both rising 6th-graders, had the opportunity to shine while singing the National Anthem prior to Little League Intermediate 50/70 World Series Baseball games in Livermore. The [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars Attend SPARC Theater Performance

  Though it is summertime, our Pedrozzi Young Scholars continue to have exciting opportunities. On July 7, eight PYS attended a SPARC performance of Silent Sky at Darcie Kent Vineyard as part of their Shakespeare in the Vineyard series. The show was at 7:30 pm, and Livermore's Wine Country was the perfect setting for a performance. [...]

PYS meet with Jessica Aguirre- NBC Bay Area News journalist

The Pedrozzi Young Scholars had the exciting opportunity to meet Jessica Aguirre, NBC Bay Area News Journalist, on May 31 at Marilyn Avenue School. Jessica Aguirre is the evening anchor at NBC Bay Area news and an Emmy Award winning journalist. She has been a primetime evening news anchor for over 20 years and co-hosts [...]

2023 Scholarship Recipients

2023 Scholarship Recipients at the Pedrozzi Recognition Event (Photo by Chuck Deckert)   The Pedrozzi Foundation recently awarded $445,000 in scholarships to 118 local students, 26% of whom are in the first generation of family members to attend college. These scholars will be attending community college, undergraduate, graduate, and vocational schools. The newest [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars Spring Break Science & Art Camp

Over spring break, our middle school Pedrozzi Young Scholars had the exciting opportunity to take part in a three day Science and Art camp. Twelve of our middle school Pedrozzi Young Scholars attended the camp. With the artistic guidance of Artist, Thomasin Dewhurst, and the knowledge of Space Bioscientist, Parag Vaishampayan, who has worked with [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars visit Las Positas College

Pedrozzi Young Scholars, 6th to 8th graders, had an exciting opportunity to visit Las Positas College's campus to meet the Talk Hawks, Las Positas College's forensics team. The Pedrozzi Young Scholars enjoyed their interactions with the college students and they learned a lot! They learned speech and debate tips, and they even got to participate [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars – Construction Management Presentation

One of the goals of the Pedrozzi Young Scholars program is to introduce our young scholars to information and resources that will help prepare them for bright futures. In September, our Pedrozzi Young Scholars had an exciting opportunity to learn about construction management through a presentation by Pedrozzi Scholar Jennifer Padilla. Jennifer attends California Polytechnic [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars – Virtually meet Author Mary Roach

A group of Pedrozzi Young Scholars had a unique opportunity to virtually connect with author, Mary Roach, author of Packing for Mars for Kids! In a hybrid presentation at Marilyn Avenue School, thirty-six Pedrozzi Young Scholars in grades five to eight, had an opportunity to virtually meet the author and to ask interesting questions about [...]

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