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Scholarship Recipients

The Foundation awarded its first scholarship in 1999.  Since then, we have added many scholarships!  We’ve awarded 80 so far this year, and still have one more that will be awarded in the summer.  
To date, we have awarded over $4.5 million to deserving students!
 
Congratulations to the 2018 Gilroy Foundation Scholarship Recipients!

Mt. Madonna Continuation High School

Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Lucas Noble
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Randy Poblano
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Alyssa Rocha
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Anthony FloresVides
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Ashley Vazquez Orizonte
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Mireya Chacon
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Marc Anthony Deleon
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Amalia Resendiz
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Eduardo Hernandez
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Amalia Resendiz
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Lucas Noble
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Marc Anthony Deleon

Total Scholarships Awarded to Mt. Madonna Continuation High School $69,000

Gilroy Early College Academy (GECA)

SakaBozzo Scholarship $500 ~ Frida Arias-Rivera
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Lim Ying Deng
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Simrit Athwal

Total Scholarships Awarded to GECA $40,500

Gilroy High School

Erin Kinkel Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Rachael Gallagher
Medley Family Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Rachael Gallagher
SakaBozzo Scholarship $500 ~ Ellie Delgado-Gonzalez
SakaBozzo Scholarship $500 ~ Nicole Vasquez
Robert Galaviz Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Vetania Carrasco Rodriquez
David & Valerie Vanni Agriculture Education Scholarship $1,000 ~ Luis Cruz Velasco
Gelman Family Educational Scholarship$1,000 ~ Luis Cruz Velasco
Gelman Family Educational Scholarship $500 ~ Selene Galvan
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Vetania Carrasco Rodriquez
Don & Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Carlos Mendoza 
Don & Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Tanner Eastman
Don & Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Briseida Perez Lopez
Don & Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Jennifer Bautista Lopez
Christopher Ranch Employee Family Scholarship $2,500 ~ Jesus Martinez
Don & Karen Christopher Scholarships $3,000 ~ Elissa Padilla
Don & Karen Christopher Scholarships $3,000 ~ Nancy Urenda Najar
Christopher Ranch Education Scholarship $5,000 ~ Louisa Mantilla
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Nancy Urenda Najar
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Sergio Jimenez
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Mariana Bucio
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Briseida Perez Lopez
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Jenna Reimer

Total Scholarships Awarded to Gilroy High School $128,500

Christopher High School

SakaBozzo Scholarship $500 ~ Victor Pineda 
Valerie Roberts Memorial Scholarship $750 ~ Victor Pineda
Gelman Family Educational Scholarship $1000 ~ Victor Pineda
Gelman Family Educational Scholarship $500 ~ Tasia McConkie
Tom S. and Hedy Obata Memorial Scholarship $1,000 ~ Victor Pineda 
Sontag Family Scholarship $1,000 ~ Yarines Torres Ortiz
Kimberly Ordaz Memorial Scholarship $1,250 ~ Michelle Kuang
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Madisen Ruelas
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Brandon Johnson
Don & Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Gisselle Cisneros
Don & Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Natalie Filice
Don & Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ McKenzie Leal-Travis
Don & Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Cyrus Smith 
Don & Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Yarmies Torres-Ortiz
Christopher Ranch Employee Family Scholarship $2,500 ~ Alexis Jimenez Martinez
Don & Karen Christopher Scholarships $3,000 ~ Michelle Kuang
Don & Karen Christopher Scholarships $3,000 ~ Valeria Rojas
Christopher Ranch Education Scholarship $5,000 ~ Cher Choi
Don & Karen Scholarship $5,000 ~ Natalie Roberts
Don & Karen Scholarship $5,000 ~ Jonathan Scarcella
Ken Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ Jennie Kim
Bill Christopher Scholarship $10,000 ~ Ethan Crawford
Don Christopher Scholarship $10,000 ~ Victor Pineda
Don Christopher Scholarship $10,000 ~ Celeste Lemus
Linda Burnett Scholarship $10,000 ~ Victor Pineda
Linda Burnett Scholarship $10,000 ~ Yarines Torres Ortiz
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Araceli Cortes
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Cassandra Maciel Hernandez
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Michelle Kuang
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Victor Pineda
Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Tasia McConkie
Don Christopher Scholarship $20,000 ~ Jennie Kim 
Julio Mata Family Scholarship $50,000 ~ Cassandra Maciel Hernandez

Total Scholarships Awarded to Christopher High School $268,500

Live Oak High School

Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Grant Schwuchow
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Haley Bonfante
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Ryan Robinson
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Andrew Giba

Total Scholarships Awarded to Live Oak High School $8,000

Sobrato High School

Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Kyle Snopkowski
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Taylor Austin
Steven Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Carter Tetherow

Total Scholarships Awarded to Sobrato High School $6,000

 

Gavilan College

Esther Costales Forman Scholarship $250 ~ Frida Arias-Rivera
St. Louise Hospital Volunteer Scholarship $1,000 ~ Krista Lober

Total Scholarships Awarded to Gavilan College $1,250

Any School

Kevin A. "Mike" Gilroy Scholarship $500 ~ TBD
Dr. Joseph Kraut Jr. Memorial Medical Scholarship $5,000 ~ Matthew Edwards

Total Scholarships Awarded in 2018 $526,750