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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 [...]

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 [...]

2022 Cohort of Pedrozzi Young Scholars Selected

The newest Pedrozzi Young Scholars, along with family and friends, were excited to return to the Bankhead Theater in downtown Livermore for the Foundation’s annual recognition event.  These eleven 5th-graders from Marylin Avenue Elementary School were selected for being model students with strong academic accomplishments. The Pedrozzi Young Scholar Program promotes equity in opportunity for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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