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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 [...]

Public Service Loan Forgiveness: you might be entitled to credit for past payments

Do you have a federal student loan? Did you know that there is a new waiver that may allow you to get credit for past payments, even if you didn’t qualify before? It’s true- the Biden administration has temporarily relaxed the requirements for student loan forgiveness. You must act quickly, however, because the waiver will [...]

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 [...]

$459,000 Awarded in 2022

The Pedrozzi Foundation recently awarded $459,000 in scholarships to 127 local students, 20% 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 Scholars, along with family and friends, were excited to return to the Bankhead Theater [...]

Music in the Orchard 2022 Outdoor Concert Series- Tickets on Sale Now

  The popular Music in the Orchard summer concert series is back for its eighth year! The event is held once monthly from June through September at the Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort and Spa in Livermore. Guests can bring chairs and blankets and relax for hours while listening to live music and enjoying the [...]

Hunter Diemert Memorial Scholarship to be Awarded

The 2022 Pedrozzi Scholarship applications are open, and most are due March 8, 2022. Applicants need to apply online. As the leading scholarship provider in Livermore, the Pedrozzi Foundation has awarded $5.2M in scholarships to over 1,400 students since 2008. The Foundation values all educational and career pursuits so helps defray the costs of attending [...]

High School Seniors – Submit the FAFSA or CADAA now

Besides applying for college or a vocational training program and enjoying senior year activities, all high school seniors should apply for financial aid to help fund their post high school pursuits. 85% of students have a chance of receiving some kind of financial aid. 92% of applicants from low-income households receive grant money, which never [...]

2021 Scholarship Applications Due March 2

The 2021 Pedrozzi Scholarship applications are open. Livermore students pursuing college and career training are encouraged to apply. At least 80 scholarships will be awarded this year to help defray the costs of attending vocational training programs, community colleges, colleges and universities. Eligible applicants must be graduates of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District, [...]

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 [...]

Kim Cupps Memorial STEM Scholarship Fund Established

A scholarship fund has been established in memory of Kim Cupps and in honor of her long career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the Computing Directorate. Cupps passed away in June 2019 following a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Cupps was born and raised in Livermore, and after graduating from Granada High School in [...]

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