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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 [...]

Electrical Engineer Laura Kegelmeyer Speaks to Pedrozzi Young Scholars

Electrical engineer for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Laura Kegelmeyer spoke to the Pedrozzi Young Scholars at Marylin Avenue School to explain her family's journey from living in a small town in Central Italy to her being born in US and now the working on the largest laser in the world. Laura began her [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholar Program Welcomes Newest Cohort

Front Row L to R: Alondra García, Kimberly Arizmendi, Guillermo Zambrano, Jorge Carrillo, Jonathan R. Chavarria, Jesse Peterson, Carlos Cabrera, Ms. GargerMiddle Row L to R: Daniela Cristobal Salazar, Alana Manan, Itzayana Reyna, Giselle Vera, Eduardo Ibarra, Leslie Hernandez, Hannah Riddle, Mrs. RosendinBack Row L to R: Sharon Draggoo, Maggie Tufts, Denise Nathanson, Carolyn Siegfried, [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars – Science on Saturday

Recently, the Pedrozzi Young Scholars attended a Science on Saturday lecture presented by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Science on Saturdays is a series of free science lectures for middle and high school students. The topic the Pedrozzi Young Scholars attended was "Seed, Soil and Spread: 3D bioprinted model for metastatic brain tumors" with speaker Dr. [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars – St. Mary’s College of California Tour

The Pedrozzi Young Scholars and their families were invited to a St. Mary's College of California tour to get a glimpse of the college experience. The Scholars enjoyed walking around the campus and seeing the beautiful grounds of St. Mary's College, surrounded by the hills of Moraga. The Scholars were led on their tour by [...]

Pedrozzi Young Scholars – LPC Talk Hawk Field Trip

The three cohorts of the Pedrozzi Young Scholars Program met with the Las Positas College (LPC) award-winning Forensics team, the Las Positas Talk Hawks, to learn about how to give impactful speeches. The cohorts traveled to LPC via a Wheels bus. Upon arrival, the Pedrozzi Young Scholars were greeted by members of the Forensics team. The Scholars [...]

Astronaut Jose Hernandez Speaks to Pedrozzi Young Scholars

Photo Credit: Carrie Martin, LLNL Astronaut and former engineer at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Jose Hernandez spoke to Pedrozzi Young Scholars at Marylin Avenue School to explain his journey from migrant farm worker to man in space. Jose began his presentation by giving the young students the license to dream big, one [...]