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Apprenticeship Tool Scholarship Available

The Pedrozzi Foundation is expanding its support of students pursuing career training through a strategic partnership with ABC NorCal, Associated Builders and Contractor, Northern California Chapter, by offering tool scholarships to participants in ABC’s Apprenticeship Training Program. Through its federally and state approved apprenticeship program, ABC NorCal provides training in carpentry, construction craft laborer, electrical, [...]

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 [...]

Young Scholars Recognized

The Pedrozzi Foundation expanded its partnership with the school district by supporting Principal Alberto Solorzano's efforts to create a college-bound culture among students and families at Marylin Avenue Elementary School, whose student population has a low percentage of parents who earned college degrees. To help create such a culture, the foundation invited eight fifth-grade Principal Honor Roll students to be [...]

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 [...]

County Supervisors Recognize Pedrozzi Foundation

Foundation Board President-Elect, Kathy Coyle, and President, Bryan Balazs accept a commendation from Supervisor Scott Haggerty. Supervisor Scott Haggerty, President, Alameda County Board of Supervisors, presented a county commendation to the Pedrozzi Scholarship Foundation in recognition of its contributions made in education within the Livermore community. During the Foundation's recent Looking Forward: Paying for [...]

Looking Forward: Paying for College

The Pedrozzi Scholarship Foundation, in coordination with Congressman Eric Swalwell, hosted Looking Forward – Paying for College on October 6, 2015. If you missed the event, download the presentation and handouts here and watch the video of the event below. Families of all backgrounds filled the Robert Livermore Community Center for the information-packed presentation. Colette Hadley, Director of Consulting [...]

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