This 12 months, Dublin Companions in Schooling (DPIE) is pleased to award 4 scholarships totaling $7,000 to graduating seniors within the Dublin Unified College District. For the 4th 12 months in a row, DPIE awarded two Dublin Excessive graduates a $2,500 Edy Coleman Service Scholarship recognizing every of them for tutorial excellence and excellent information of group service. This 12 months’s winners are Adora Wen and Siya Pun.
In 2021, DPIE created the Haggerty Nursing, Paramedic and EMT Scholarship and awarded Syra Awan and Jordan Acebedo, two deserving Dublin Excessive College graduates $1,000 every. Beneath are our 2021 winners!
Adora, who by no means acquired a grade decrease than an “A-” in her 4 years of highschool whereas taking 12 Superior Placement programs, is headed to UC Berkeley within the fall and can main in Economics and Arithmetic.
Amongst her many achievements, Adora served as an intern in Senator Steven Glazer’s workplace, based a non-profit that offered 13,000 free classes in lecturers, artwork and athletics, served as President of the California Scholastic Federation at Dublin Excessive, volunteered to assist feed the homeless at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco and piloted the Oakland Zoo Viejo Creek Restoration mission. These are only a few examples of the group service work she was concerned in throughout her time in highschool.
Siya Pun (pictured above with Sobia Qureshi)
Siya can be an academically oriented pupil who maintained a GPA effectively above 4.0 whereas taking a really difficult educational program at Dublin Excessive. Siya is headed to UC Davis within the fall the place she’s going to main in International Illnesses Biology after which pursue a profession in Public Well being, so she can assist make the world a greater and safer place for individuals.
Throughout her time at Dublin Excessive, she served as a freshman mentor, participated within the Biomedical Academy, the Sikh Honors & Service Society, the US Division of State Digital Language program, the Ladies Exploring Know-how & Engineering program and whereas in her environmental science class, she created an answer to scale back 25% of plastic waste on the Dublin Excessive campus.
Syra Awan & Jordan Acebedo
Each Syra and Jordan had wonderful educational success whereas at Dublin Excessive and each have recognized well being care and nursing as careers they need to pursue in faculty and past. Each cited the will to make a distinction within the lives of others as their main motivation for transferring into the medical discipline.
Syra can be attending faculty at UC Merced within the fall whereas Jordan has not but determined which of a number of completely different universities he’ll attend.
“There are such a lot of excellent college students within the Dublin College District and it’s DPIE’s honor to acknowledge the tutorial achievement of scholars in our group and to help their efforts to additional their training. We’re very happy with all the children who utilized for our scholarships and the distinction they’ve made in our group. We’re excited to assist them alongside the way in which.”
DPIE Board President, Sobia Qureshi
The Edy Coleman Scholarship
The Edy Coleman was a long-time member of the DPIE Board member and served as previous President till her passing in 2017. The Edy Coleman Scholarship was created by the DPIE Board of Administrators in honor Edy’s long-time service to DPIE and the Dublin group. She is remembered as a heartfelt pal, a phenomenal lady inside and outside, and for her selfless dedication to serving the group at massive. She understood that not all classes are taught within the classroom and while you pursue a lifetime of service, you typically obtain greater than you give. This scholarship is the easiest way to honor Edy’s reminiscence.
The Haggerty Nursing, Paramedic and EMT Scholarship
This scholarship is given in honor of former District 1 Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty who served in his place as County Supervisor for twenty-four years and made it potential for us to fund this scholarship for a few years to come back. He has nice respect for women and men who work on the entrance traces day by day to avoid wasting lives. Together with his beneficiant help DPIE provided two $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors within the Dublin Unified College District.
This press launch was produced by the Dublin Chamber of Commerce. The views expressed listed below are the writer’s personal.