August 15, 2009
THREE STUDENTS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS Three high school graduates are the first to be honored with Caruso Affiliated’s The Spirit of American Youth Scholarship awards. Launched earlier this year, this annual program provides a $10,000 scholarship to each winning student who has shown commitment to community improvement and dedication to academic excellence. “These three students embody the spirit, honor and idealism that is reflected in the inspiring bronze statue at the center of The Americana at Brand — “The Spirit of American Youth Rising from the Waves,” said Rick Caruso, CEO of Caruso Affiliated.
June 5, 2009
Tatevik Mirzakhanyan of Clark Magnet School and Holly Stevens of Crescenta Valley High School were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the National Charity League, Inc. Glendale Chapter at the organization?s annual meeting at Oakmont Country Club. Mirzakhanyan will be attending UCLA next fall, majoring in global studies and English. She is a long term volunteer for the Glendale Adventist Hospital, Glendale Rose Float Association and the Pacific Branch Library. She is also treasurer of the Armenian Club and an accomplished writer, serving as the editor-in-chief of Clark Magnet School?
February 5, 2005
Several local students have graduated from Azusa Pacific University. Cha Wan of Glendale graduated with a master's degree in divinity. Christopher Holder of La Crescenta graduated with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Cheryll Kinney of La Crescenta graduated with a master's degree in education with a specialty in teaching. Elizabeth Fox, the daughter of Diane Morrison and David Fox of Glendale, received a bachelor's degree from San Diego State University.
July 3, 2004
Jason Morefield, the son of Todd and Kristen Morefield of La Crescenta and a member of Verdugo Hills Council's Boy Scout Troop 390, received the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle Project, he coordinated more than 50 volunteers who cleared brush, filled holes with sand and cleaned up or replaced headstones at the Verdugo Hills Cemetery. He is a sophomore at Crescenta Valley High School where he is involved in the men's a cappella choir and the Academy of Science and Medicine.
July 14, 2006
Forget "Pirates of the Caribbean," La Crescenta teenager Patrick Ciulla had a real life adventure on the high seas. On June 28, Cuillla and John Loth, an 18-year-old from La Cañada Flintridge, returned from a two-month training voyage that traveled to Mexico, Peru, Chile and Costa Rica. Loth has loved the sea most of his life. "Since the age of seven I have wanted to go to sea," Loth said. Loth attends the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. "I am training to become a third mate licensed deck officer on a merchant marine vessel," he said.
January 22, 2005
Brianna Lohr of La Canada Flintridge, who is enrolled in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University, was named to the dean's list. The senior is majoring in communications design. Kelly A. Thomas, the daughter of George and Bonnie Thomas of Glendale, received a bachelor's degree from Colby College. The English major graduated from Flintridge Preparatory School. Chandra Chantim, the daughter of Chawabhan and Umaporn Chantim of La Canada Flintridge, has made the dean's list at Bucknell University.
June 27, 2009
NATIONAL CHARITY LEAGUE PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIPS The National Charity League Inc. Glendale Chapter presented seven scholarships at the organization’s Annual Meeting at Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. Those receiving $1,000 scholarships were Tatevik Mirzakhanvan of Clark Magnet School, Holly Stevens of Crescenta Valley High School, Gohar Khechumyan of Glendale High School, Amy Drummond of Hoover High School and Joy Hernandez and Ankin Boghos of Glendale Community College.
November 11, 2004
Michael Leininger, principal of La Canada High School, has announced the students who have been named to the National Merit Scholarship program. They are Justin A. Brooks, Derik A. Hossepian, Isabel C. Kanholm, David J. Kim, Devin L. Kim, Raymond Y. Kim, Sara R. Kim, Jennifer D. Lazo, Stella Tera J. Lee, Lin Mendel and Colin T. McQuay. More are Edgar Mkrtchian, Kara V. Murphy, Claire F. Oakes, Christina E. Schiller, Walter T. Shatford, Kimberly A. Silka, David Y. Song, Jennifer C. Suh, Allison J. Thompson, Kevin M. Twohy, Marina L. Vigen, Darcy K. Wilcox and Vanessa C. Yu. Michael R. Fechter, Marine Corps private, son of Bob and Leslie Fechter of Glendale, graduated from U.S. Marine Corps Boot Camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.