2022 Scholarship Recipients

Mt. Madonna Continuation High School

Jacob Vasquez Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Rodrigo Ramirez Casas

Jacob Vasquez Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Julia Gongora

Jacob Vasquez Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Lilsy Lopez

Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Hiromi Alvarado

Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Julia Gongora

Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Alexis Lopez

Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Lilsy Lopez

Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Moises Rodriguez

Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Jacob Silva

Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Esmeralda Vargas

Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship $1,000 ~ Allison Blanco

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Julia Gongora

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Jacob Silva

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Moises Rodriguez

Total Scholarships Awarded to Mt. Madonna Continuation High School $69,500

Dr. TJ Owens Gilroy Early College Academy (GECA)

Robert J. Galaviz Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Abigail Procopio Nieves

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Leila Aguilar

SakaBozzo Scholarship $750 ~ Abigail Procopio Nieves

"We Are All Connected" Scholarship $1,000 ~ Marisol Cruz Velasco

"We Are All Connected" Scholarship $1,000 ~ Alyssa Gonzalez

Donald "Elvis" Prieto Memorial Scholarship $1,000 ~ Halan Tran

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $1,250 ~ Reet Padda

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $1,250 ~ Halan Tran

Linda Burnett Memorial Scholarship $8,000 ~ Marisol Cruz Velasco

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Marisol Cruz Velasco

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Natalie Hak

Julio Mata Family Scholarship $50,000 ~ Marisol Cruz Velasco

Total Scholarships Awarded to GECA $105,250

Gilroy High School

Erin Kinkel Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Sophie Spaulding

Gelman Family Educational Scholarship $500 ~ Xiomara Garcia

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Cecilia Souza

Alice Sakahara Memorial Scholarship $750 ~ Mackenzie Van Laar

SakaBozzo Scholarship $750 ~ Mackenzie Van Laar

Gelman Family Educational Scholarship $1,000 ~ Viviana Velasco

Tony Vigna Memorial Scholarship $1,000 ~ Mackenzie Van Laar

"We Are All Connected" Scholarship $1,000 ~ Mackenzie Van Laar

"We Are All Connected" Scholarship $1,000 ~ Xiomara Garcia

Jan and Avis Kelley Scholarship $1,500 ~ Madison Emmert

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $1,500 ~ Jacqueline Sanchez

Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Fatima Martinez Gamez

Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Leinard Gonzales

Christopher Ranch Employee Family Scholarship $2,500 ~ Viviana Velasco

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $3,000 ~ Mackenzie Van Laar

Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ Aldrin Fonseca

Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ Kyndra Griffin

Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ Leinard Gonzales

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Cecilia Souza

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Kyndra Griffin

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Lexi Wilson

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Mackenzie Van Laar

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Viviana Velasco

Total Scholarships Awarded to Gilroy High School $134,500

Christopher High School

Gelman Family Scholarship $500 ~ Jermaine Thomas

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Mariah Rose Ziel

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Kylie Silvia

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Skyler Turiello

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ Annika Walde

Gilroy Garlic Festival Richard Nicholls Memorial Scholarship $550 ~ Kylie Silvia

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $750 ~ Kianna Quinones

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $750 ~ Brianna Santos

SakaBozzo Scholarship $750 ~ Kylie Silvia

Gelman Family Scholarship $1,000 ~ Skyler Turiello

Sarah Villar Memorial Scholarship $1,000 ~ Jenna Urrabazo

Sontag Family Scholarship $1,000 ~ Elma Alvarez

Tom S. and Hedy Obata Memorial Scholarship $1,000 ~ Jenna Urrabazo

"We Are All Connected" Scholarship $1,000 ~ Azly Lopez

"We Are All Connected" Scholarship $1,000 ~ Skyler Turiello

Donald "Elvis" Prieto Memorial Scholarship $1,000 ~ Emily Baumgartner

Kimberly Ordaz Memorial Scholarship $1,250 ~ Emily Hy

Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Memorial Scholarship $1,500 ~ Ashlee Kiner

David and Valerie Vanni Agriculture Education Scholarship $2,000 ~ Colby Anaya

Valerie Roberts Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Alexis Kong

Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Jake Whedon

Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Laura Castaneda

Don and Karen Christopher Community College Scholarship $2,000 ~ Miranda Tuz

Christopher Ranch Employee Family Scholarship $2,500 ~ Jenna Urrabazo

Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ Emily Hy

Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ Jermaine Thomas

Don and Karen Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ Miranda Tuz

Ken Christopher Scholarship $5,000 ~ Ryan Town

Bill Christopher Scholarship $10,000 ~ Zack Zollinger

Don Christopher Scholarship $10,000 ~ Alexis Kong

Don Christopher Scholarship $10,000 ~ Ella Rodriguez

Don Christopher Scholarship $20,000 ~ Emily Hy

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Dayanara Guerra Equihua

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Emily Hy

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Guadalupe Ramos

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Jermaine Thomas

Uvas Creek Scholarship $20,000 ~ Ellison Yufenuy

Total Scholarships Awarded to Christopher High School $197,550

Live Oak High School

Stephen Michael Stramback Memorial Scholarship $2,000 ~ Augustus Giba

Total Scholarships Awarded to Live Oak High School $2,000

Gavilan College

Esther Costales Forman Scholarship $250 ~ TBD

Gilroy Foundation Career Tech Education $1,000 ~ TBD

Kai and Libby Lai Family Scholarship $1,000 ~ TBD

Kai and Libby Lai Family Scholarship $1,000 ~ TBD

Kai and Libby Lai Family Scholarship $1,000 ~ TBD

St. Louise Hospital Volunteer Scholarship $1,000 ~ TBD

Total Scholarships Awarded to Gavilan College $5,250

Dr. Joseph Kraut Jr. Memorial Medical Scholarship

Dr. Joseph Kraut Jr. Memorial Medical Scholarship $5,000 ~ Sean Monroe

Total Scholarships Awarded to Medical School Student $5,000

Military Scholarship

Kevin A. "Mike" Gilroy Memorial Scholarship $500 ~ TBD

Total Scholarships Awarded to Military Student TBD

Total Scholarships Awarded in 2022 ~ $519,550