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PEP Scholars Named for 2020

The following students were selected as this year's recipients of the Paramount Education Partnership college scholarships. Included here are their names, choice of college, and major.

Allison Aguirre
University of California, Irvine, Child Development Psychology

Victor Alanis
California State University, Long Beach, Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering

Paola Alcaraz-Hernandez
California State University, Long Beach, Nutritional Sciences

Crystal Anguiano
University of California, Santa Cruz, Applied Mathematics

Agustin Angulo
University of California, Irvine, Computer Science

Jessica Carachure
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Teacher

Daniel Cardenas
Cal Poly Pomona, Chemical Engineering

Zaira Carrera
University of California, Santa Cruz, History

Sarah Castro
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature

Nathan CejaH
Hope College, Electrical Engineering

Gustavo Contreras
University of California, Santa Barbara, Biology

Nitze Cuarenta
Cerritos Community College, Psychology

Johan De La Cruz
California State University, Long Beach, Business Management

Christopher Duran
University of California, Los Angeles, Law

Rachel P. Flores
University of California, Irvine, Nursing

Jonathan Flores
Cerritos Community College, Computer Science

Iris Gallardo
Cerritos Community College, Theater

Austin Garcia
University of Southern California, Art

Shantel Garcia
Cypress Community College, Psychology

Daniel Garcia Ramirez
Cerritos Community College, Economics

Charlie Gomez
Cerritos Community College, Law Enforcement

Eric Hernandez
University of California, Santa Cruz, Computer Science

Alyssa Herrera
University of California, Santa Barbara, Social Work

Janella Jimenez
University of California, Santa Barbara, Biology

Miguel Juarez
Long Beach Community College, Civil Engineering

Tarra King-Parker
Cerritos Community College, Sports Medicine

Fatima Larios
University of California, Los Angeles, Mathematics

Juan Madrid
University of California, Los Angeles, Finance and Business Administration

Jaylene Martinez
Stanford University, Computer Science

Cristal Martinez
Cerritos Community College, Music Production 

Arlin Moreno
California State University, Long Beach, Business

Melissa Munoz
University of California, Irvine, Sociology

Judith Murillo
University of California, Los Angeles, Political Science

Annalee Ortiz
California State University, Long Beach, Undeclared

Karina Percastegui
University of California, San Diego, Social Work

Miriam Pineda-Gonzales
University of California, Irvine, International Relations

Edward Quezada
Stanford, Computer Science

Daniel Ramirez
California State University, Fullerton, Political Science

Osiris Ramirez
University of California, Santa Barbara, Biological Sciences

Lesly Ramos
University of California, Davis, Civil Engineering

Damaris Rojas
University of Southern California, Political Science

Brianna Salas
Cerritos Community College, Music Performance

Uriel R. Salva
California State University, Long Beach, International Business

Maria Sierra
University of California, Santa Barbara, Biology

Ashley Valencia
University of California, San Diego, Biochemistry

Isabella A. Villalobos-Arriaga
University of California, San Diego, Molecular and Cell Biology


2020 Donors

$21,798.77

Pennies for PEP – Paramount Unified School District

$10,000

Marukan Vinegar (USA), Inc.

World Energy

$5,000

Air Products Foundation (The Benevity Community Impact Fund) 

The R&N Kroeze Family Giving & Legacy Fund

 $3,000

Fiesta Taxi Co-Op, Inc.

$2,500

Carlton Forge Works

Mattco Forge, Inc.

$2,000

The Hofmeyer Family

$1,500

Kenny's Auto Services

$1,000

AT&T Grant

Hoffman Plastic Compounds

$500 and Under

Casa Gamino

CFR Rinkens, LLC

Clinica Medica Hispana

Delta Kappa Gamma 

Fix Auto Paramount

Lions Club 

Mariscos El Perihuete No. 2

Smart & Final Charitable Foundation

Tom and Vivian Hansen