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Pedrozzi Young Scholars – Volts and Bolts

A key component of the Pedrozzi Young Scholars Program is providing participants opportunities to engage with community activities. Through our strong partnership with the Quest Science Center, most of the scholars did that this summer through the in-person, week-long science camps: Volts and Bolts. Thanks to the generosity of John Houghton, long-time Pedrozzi supporter and [...]

Lisette Rocha – 2018 Pedrozzi Scholar

This summer, Lisette Rocha worked in the Pedrozzi Foundation office as the temporary Administrative Assistant. Lisette joined the Pedrozzi Foundation staff after her graduation from UC Davis in June. Lisette earned a Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics. She also minored in Spanish. Lisette has previously volunteered with the Pedrozzi Young Scholar program, sharing her [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars – Virtual Family Social

Scholars and Families at the 2020 Potluck This time last year, the Pedrozzi Young Scholars and families were gathering together for the Annual Family Potluck Social, full of socializing, laughter, food, games, and fun. In 2021, the event looked a little bit different; the Scholars and families participated in the first Virtual Family [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars – Art Renaissance Workshop

Thanks to a partnership with Quest Science Center, a group of Pedrozzi Young Scholars participated in an Art Renaissance Workshop inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. Local art teacher Thomasin Dewhurst taught the Scholars via Zoom over a few sessions. Each Pedrozzi Young Scholar received a kit of materials so that they could participate [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars – Visit from Dr. Monica Moya

The middle school cohorts of the Pedrozzi Young Scholars were visited by Dr. Monica Moya, a biomedical engineer researcher from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Monica is a volunteer for the Pedrozzi Foundation, serving on the Outreach Committee and the Pedrozzi Young Scholars Working Group.   Monica spent some time sharing about the work she [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars – Ninth Graders Visit UC Berkeley for College Day

All seven of the 9th grade Pedrozzi Young Scholars attended the College Information Day on October 12th at UC Berkeley, hosted by the East Bay Consortium. The program exists to provide middle and high school students and families the opportunity to explore the infinite higher education options that lay ahead of them. All students and [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars – Las Positas College Talk Hawks Visit

The middle school cohorts of the Pedrozzi Young Scholars Program recently took their annual trip to Las Positas College to meet with the award-winning Forensics team, the Las Positas Talk Hawks. Each year, the Scholars learn about public speaking. The cohorts traveled to LPC via a Wheels bus. After arriving on campus and getting settled [...]

Cassandra McDiarmid – 2012 Pedrozzi Scholar

Cassandra McDiarmid, 2012 Pedrozzi Scholar, is a medical school student at Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. Cassi reflects on her time at Granada as the beginning of her academic journey to med school, and the impact of her Pedrozzi scholarship: "I attended Granada High School, focusing my courses towards biological sciences since I [...]

Pedrozzi Scholar Returns From Youth Orchestra European Tour

San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra - David Davisson is pictured third from the right (Photo credit: Stefan Cohen) Livermore musician, David Davisson, recipient of the Pedrozzi Foundation’s 2019 Charles Amirkhanian Music Scholarship is also a member of the internationally acclaimed San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra. He and fellow SFSYO members recently returned from [...]

Scholarship in Memory of Jack Garibaldi

Jay and Mary Davis have generously funded the Jack Garibaldi Tool Scholarship through the Pedrozzi Foundation in memory of Jack Garibaldi. Jack was a longtime Pleasanton resident. He retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory after his career in the Applied Research Engineering Division's Mechanical Engineering group. Jack enjoyed designing and building things. He spent many [...]

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