(El Centro Elks Lodge announces scholarship award recipients)…The recipients are graduates of 4 participating High Schools in the County.
The highest award went to Sergio Leon of Central Union High School. He is receiving an award of $4,200 in the most valuable student category. Jonathon Silva of Southwest was awarded $1,000. A $900 awards is going to Marrah Tumbaga of Holtville. Gustavo De La Cruz of Calexico High also received $900 in that category. The Steve Cole Memorial Award was presented to one student at each of the participating High Schools, who plan on attending a local College, Imperial Valley College or San Diego State. Receiving a $300 award was Andrea Cervantes of Calexico, Monica Villa of Central, Alexis Pacheco of Holtville, and Desaree Vasquez of Southwest, The Jack Kloth Memorial awards went to outstanding male and female athletes at the participating schools. Those winners were Kristina Mariel Avila and Diego Moreno of Calexico, Emily Magin and Isiaha Castillo of Central, Marisol Garcia and Joel Lara of Holtville and Larissa Lizarraga and Steven Villanueva of Southwest.