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Peoria Education Foundation Awards Over $45,000 in Student Scholarships

The Peoria Education Foundation awarded more than $45,000 in scholarships to Peoria Unified high school seniors this year.

 

The Peoria Education Foundation awards various scholarships for high school seniors in the following categories: The Against All Odds Scholarship recognizes Peoria Unified high school seniors who have overcome adversity and tremendous obstacles to successfully complete their graduation requirements and plan to continue their education. The Community Service Scholarship recognizes students who demonstrate a strong commitment to the community and excel academically. Each student who has been awarded this scholarship completed more than 100 hours of community service. The Joseph McCord Memorial Scholarship is designed to honor high school students with a passion for history who plan to continue their post-secondary education. The Dr. Santarelli Leadership Scholarship honors the achievements of graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated excellence in leadership throughout their high school career.

 

Against All Odds Scholarship Recipients:

  • Alisa Rikert, Raymond S. Kellis High School
  • Fatima Hamed, Cactus High School
  • Francesca Maglalang, Ironwood High School
  • Julian Esber, Sunrise Mountain High School
  • Kira Freid, Sunrise Mountain High School
  • Leighann Fraley, Raymond S. Kellis High School
  • Logan Cambron, Liberty High School
  • Nicholas Zientek, Sunrise Mountain High School
  • Rachel Hill, Liberty High School
  • Rylee Hanel, Liberty High School
  • Sally Idrees, Peoria High School
  • Savannah Chartrand, Centennial High School
  • Trinity Rude, Peoria High School
  • Victoria Allen, Liberty High School

 

Community Service Scholarships Recipients:

  • Alexis Young, Liberty High School
  • Elena Andreyeva, Peoria High School
  • Francesca Maglalang, Ironwood High School
  • Jillianne Freid, Sunrise Mountain High School
  • Larisa Andreyeva, Peoria High School
  • Mehrail Lawendy, Peoria High School
  • Sean Weston, Sunrise Mountain High School
  • Suzanne Bigelow, Peoria High School
  • Wyatt Serafin, Cactus High School

 

Joseph McCord Scholarship Recipients:

  • Angel Noriega, Raymond S. Kellis High School
  • Kira Freid, Sunrise Mountain High School
  • Leighann Fraley, Raymond S. Kellis High School
  • Liam Beltram, Liberty High School

 

Dr. Santarelli Leadership Scholarship Recipients:

  • Braedon Nuttall, Liberty High School
  • Jillianne Freid, Sunrise Mountain High School
  • Larisa Andreyeva, Peoria High School
  • Liam Beltram, Liberty High School

 

Scholarship recipients were recognized at a scholarship reception at Raymond S. Kellis High School on March 10.