Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce awards $6,000 in scholarships.
Carlsbad, CA (June, 2020) – In September, 2019 the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce launched its first Rising Star of the Month program. Throughout the school year, nearly 40 high school seniors from six different high schools were recognized for demonstrating character, integrity, love of learning, involvement in school and community activities and/or the ability to overcome challenging life circumstances without compromising their education. Those students were eligible to apply for the Rising Star of the Year $1,000 scholarships. The winners of the 2019-20 Rising Star of the Year scholarships are:
- Luis Jofre, Carlsbad High School
- Edward Gardner, Carlsbad High School
- Aaliyah Rivas, La Costa Canyon High School
- Samantha Low, Sage Creek High School
- Sofia Hart, Pacific Ridge School
- Mary Fangman, Pacific Ridge School
These six students will be honored on July 9, 2020 at 10:00 via an online ceremony. For information on how to participate in that ceremony, please email [email protected].
The following sponsors made these scholarships possible:
- Carlsbad Education Foundation
- Phillips & Company Real Estate
- Enact Partners, LLC
- Eshelman Appraisals, Inc.
- Melanie Robertson Photography
- Ryan Video Productions
The Mission Statement of the Rising Star of the Month is to bring the community together to honor our local high school seniors for demonstrating character, integrity, love of learning, involvement in school and community activities and/or the ability to overcome challenging life circumstances without compromising their education. The core of the Rising Star of the Month is the student who makes a difference in their home, school & community with sincerity and passion.
About Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce … The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce is the largest chamber in north San Diego County with over 1,100 members. The Carlsbad Chamber acts as a regional economic catalyst, leadership convener and community champion. The Mission of the Carlsbad Chamber is to promote business through member services, economic and community development, and public policy that balances economic prosperity with quality of life.