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Robin Goldstone Memorial Scholarship Established

The Robin Goldstone Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at the Pedrozzi Foundation in memory and honor of Robin’s long career in computer science and service to the Livermore community. Robin passed away in February 2024 following a courageous battle with cancer. Robin earned a Master of Science in computer science from California State University, [...]

Hunter Diemert Memorial Scholarship Established

As the leading scholarship provider in Livermore, the Pedrozzi Foundation values all educational and career pursuits so helps defray the costs of attending vocational training programs, community colleges, and universities. Hunter working on a backyard project. Hunter Diemert, a well-loved Livermore High School student, tragically died in an accident in August 2021, just [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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