Dollars for Scholars

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Through donations from Sunnyside District employees, businesses and private donors, the Alumni Association has awarded scholarships totaling $464,000 to 392 students in eight years. These graduates know they have the support of their community as they continue their education.

Special thanks to USA Funds for its donation in 2008 of $100,000 to the Sunnyside School District Alumni Association’s Dollars for Scholars program.

A través de las donaciones de los empleados del Distrito de Sunnyside, negociantes y donadores privados, la Asociación de Alumnos ha otorgado becas hasta un total de mas de $464,000 a 392 estudiantes en ocho años. Estos bachilleres saben que tienen el apoyo de su comunidad mientras continúan con su preparación académica.

Agradecimiento especial a USA Funds por su donación en el 2008 de $100,000 al programa “Dólares para Becarios” de la Asociación de Alumnos del Distrito Escolar de Sunnyside (Sunnyside School District Alumni Association’s Dollars for Scholars).

Apply for a Dollars For Scholars scholarship today!

Please encourage your students to apply for a scholarship through the Alumni Association’s Dollars for Scholars program. All students who meet the following criteria are eligible:

  1. Be a senior at Desert View, Sunnyside or S.T.A.R.,
  2. have at least a 2.5 GPA by the end of the fall semester of their senior year,
  3. plan to enroll full-time (12 units) at an accredited postsecondary institution (vocational/trade school, community college or university).

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2015 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Maribel Acosta

Desert View High School
Carolynn Carter Elementary Education Scholarship
$1,000

Betsaida Arguelles Nebuay

Desert View High School
Fred T. Bull Memorial Scholarship
$1,000

Victor Ayala

Sunnyside High School
Sierra 2-8 School / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Nohemi Ayon

Desert View High School
George & Eugenia Favela Scholarship
$1,000

Graciela Beltran

Desert View High School
Sunnyside Administrators Association Scholarship
$1,500

Samantha Blue

Desert View High School
Dr. Alan Storm – JTED Scholarship
$1,000

Myrka Celeste Cano

Sunnyside High School
“In Memory of Alma J Bowen Buza & Audrey L Bowen Powers, The Twins, Class of 1958
$1,000

Mariela Carrillo

Sunnyside High School
“Rich Mayorga, Arizona Teacher of the Year”
$1,500

Gabriela Cordero-Hernandez

Desert View High School
Friends of Diego / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Julieanne Curbita

Desert View High School
Adriana Huppenthal Memorial Scholarship
$1,500

Vanessa Delgado

Desert View High School
Sunnyside District Alumni Assoc Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$2,000

Meagan Dowell

Desert View High School
Kino Rotary / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Ana Duarte

Desert View High School
Jim & Bonita Garrett / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Chrystel Flores

Desert View High School
Robert Lee Bostic Memorial / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Paloma Garcia Gallegos

Desert View High School
Mary Veres / Dollars for Scholars Scholarships
$500

Fatima Gomez

Desert View High School
Desert View High School / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Michael Gonzales

Sunnyside High School
Rocky Samorano Memorial Scholarship / Dollars for Scholars
$1,000

Antonio Gonzalez

Desert View High School
Dollars for Scholars General Scholarship
$1,000

Nadia Ingabire

Desert View High School
Pima Federal Credit Union Scholarship
$1,000

Jasmine Leon

S.T.A.R. Academic Center
Almanza Family STAR / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Samantha Loustaunau

Sunnyside High School
Simone & Mario Soria Memorial Scholarship
$1,000

Luis Meza

Sunnyside High School
Dollars for Scholars General Scholarship
$1,000

Everly Miramontes

Desert View High School
Isquierdo Family Scholarship in Memory of Delphine Nowak
$1,000

Aimee Molina

Desert View High School
Fil & Karen Barrera Family / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Clarissa Moreno

Desert View High School
Grace L. Giltner Memorial
$1,000

Ernesto Moreno Ruiz

Desert View High School
Paul Hernandez Memorial Scholarship
$1,000

Gabriela Neriz

Sunnyside High School
CORE Construction Scholarship
$1,000

Elizabeth Ortiz

Sunnyside High School
Tom Dalrymple Memorial
$1,000

Sandra Parra

Desert View High School
Heintz-Laird / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Selena Quintanilla

Desert View High School
Elvira Elementary School / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Adrian Rico

Sunnyside High School
Southwest Food Service Excellence / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Mariana Rosas

Desert View High School
Dr. Raul Bejarano Scholarship
$1,000

Dafnhe Salcedo

Desert View High School
Gilbert Lee Koestel / Dollars for Scholars General Scholarship
$500

Alphajoy Smith

Sunnyside High School
Hector M. Encinas Scholarship
$2,000

Alondra Soto Guteirrez

Sunnyside High School
“Midstate Mechanical, Inc Scholarship – 2015
$5,000

Victoria Souksavath

Desert View High School
Beto Duarte Memorial Scholarship
$1,500

Katrina Samantha Tardecilla

Desert View High School
Lauffer Middle School / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

Eleazar Togawa

Desert View High School
Pima Federal Credit Union Scholarship
$1,000

Nathan Truong

Desert View High School
Craycroft Elementary School/ Dollars for Scholars Sholarship
$500

Luis Urbina

Sunnyside High School
Noche de Las Estrellas Scholarship
$1,000

Veronica Valenzuela

Sunnyside High School
Dollars for Scholars General Scholarship
$1,000

Danya Valle

Desert View High School
Dollars for Scholars General Scholarship
$1,000

David Vera

Desert View High School
Dollars for Scholars General Scholarship
$1,000

Estrella Wells

Sunnyside High School
Dick Tillis Memorial Scholarship
$1,000

Genises Yin Vargas

Sunnyside High School
Tex Thomas Memorial Scholarship
$1,000

Trinati Young

Desert View High School
Sherry Hardy Scholarship
$1,000

Alexandra Zavala

Sunnyside High School
Raul Q. Nido / Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
$500

2014 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Kiana Adams-Baker

Sunnyside High School
In Memory of Alma J. Bowen Buza & Audrey L. Bowen Powers, “The Twins,” Class of 1958

Marcos Aguayo

Sunnyside High School
Mike Parker Memorial – Benefiting Children of Military Personnel/Dollars for Scholars

Tania Arballo

Desert View High School
Hector M. Encinas

Jaime Arenas

Desert View High School
George and Eugenia Favela

Diana Checa

Desert View High School
Dollars for Scholars

Catalie Escamilla

Sunnyside High School
Dr. Raúl Bejarano

Alyssa Espinoza

Sunnyside High School
Rich Mayorga – AZ Teacher of the Year / Dollars for Scholars

Vanessa Espinoza

Sunnyside High School
Noche de las Estrellas

Anthony Federico

Desert View High School
Fred T. Bull Memorial

Alejandra Fimbres

Sunnyside High School
Lydia Baker Memorial/Dollars for Scholars

Paula Garcia

Sunnyside High School
Raul Nido

Carina Goodman

Desert View High School
Robert Lee Bostic Memorial / Dollars for Scholars

Stefen Gutierrez

Desert View High School
Friends of Diego/Dollars for Scholars

Aimee Hall

Desert View High School
Concord General Contracting, Inc./Dollars for Scholars

Ana Hernandez

Desert View High School
Southwest Foodservice Excellence

Ivory Houk

Desert View High School
Paul Hernandez Memorial

Alejandra Lopez

Sunnyside High School
Dollars for Scholars

Chantal Lopez

Sunnyside High School
Tucson Federal Credit Union

Melissa Lugo

Sunnyside High School
Rich Mayorga – AZ Teacher of the Year

Tanya Lugo Torres

Desert View High School
Dollars for Scholars

Mireya Marquez

Sunnyside High School
Dollars for Scholars

Cherria Martin

Desert View High School
Dollars for Scholars

Serina Martinez

Desert View High School
Isquierdo Family, in Memory of Delphine Nowak

Jasmin Miramontes

Desert View High School
CORE Construction

Lizeth Muñoz-Barnett

Desert View High School
Beto Duarte Memorial/Dollars for Scholars

Pedro Muñoz

Desert View High School
Dick Tillis Memorial

Josue Olivas

Desert View High School
Adrianna Huppenthal Memorial

Cynthia Quijada

Desert View High School
Simone Soria Memorial

Erasmo Quijada

Sunnyside High School
Dollars for Scholars

Larissa Quintana

Sunnyside High School
Tom Dalrymple Memorial

Hector Rico

Sunnyside High School
Dollars for Scholars

Esmeralda Robles

Desert View High School
Rosemont Copper Mining /Sunnyside Foundation

Jacqueline Rodriguez

Desert View High School
Pima Federal Credit Union

Norma Rodriguez

Sunnyside High School
Dollars for Scholars

Angel Romo

Sunnyside High School
Dollars for Scholars

Jackelyn Torres-Jimenez

Desert View High School
Dollars for Scholars

Martha Torres

Desert View High School
Dollars for Scholars

Gerardo Valenzuela-Cordova

Sunnyside High School
Midstate Mechanical

Rodrigo Valenzuela-Cordova

Sunnyside High School
Sunnyside District Alumni Association Dollars for Scholars

Vinessa Vidotto

Desert View High School
Garrett Family/ Dollars for Scholars

Octavio Villa

Sunnyside High School
Rocky Samorano Memorial

Danyra Yepiz

Sunnyside High School
Tucson Federal Credit Union

Juan Zozoya

Desert View High School
Sunnyside Administrators Association