$22,500 in Scholarships awarded to SAISD High School Students

$22,500 in Scholarships awarded to SAISD High School Students

C.H. Guenther & Son, LLC (CHG) celebrated 18 years of awarding 15 deserving seniors graduating from 13 schools within the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD). These college bound students received $1,500 in scholarships during an awards luncheon at noon on Wednesday, May 22, at the C. H. Guenther & Son Corporate Headquarters.

Through this scholarship program, which began as part of the company’s 150th anniversary celebration in 2001, C.H. Guenther has provided more than $400,000 in scholarship funds to help students with college expenses, including this year.

The C. H. Guenther & Son LLC scholarship program requires that students maintain a “B” average, have a 90 percent attendance record and participate in school, extracurricular and community activities. Applicants also write a one-page essay about “Why a college education is important.”$22,500 in Scholarships awarded to Local SAISD High School Students

This year’s list of high school recipients from SAISD and their respective college of choice include:

Advanced Learning Academy

  • Jessica Calvillo, St. Mary’s University

Brackenridge High School

  • Lauren Rose Calderon, Texas Tech

Burbank High School

  • Clemente Gerado, Our Lady of the Lake University

Cooper Academy at Navarro

  • Gerardo Navarrete, St. Philip’s College
  • Izabella “Liam” Trevino, San Antonio College

Edison High School

  • Isabella Victoria Pons, University of Pittsburgh

Fox Tech High School

  • Jose Pinedo, University of Texas at San Antonio

Highlands High School

  • Jesus Villasenor, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Yudit Zuniga, Prairie View A&M University

Jefferson High School

  • Alyssa Erin Valdez, Texas A&M-College Station

Lanier High School

  • Lea Calderon, San Antonio College

Sam Houston High School

  • Jazmine Jewel Arriola, Texas A&M University-San Antonio

St. Philip’s College, Early College High School

  • Anastasia Canu, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

Travis Early College High School

  • Sydney Powell, Texas Tech University

Young Women’s Leadership Academy

  • Carolina Gallegos, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

About C.H. Guenther & Son:

San Antonio-headquartered C.H. Guenther & Son is a leading food manufacturer that has delivered high-quality products and “just baked from scratch” flavor for nearly 170 years. Founded in Texas in 1851, the global company employs more than 3,500 people in 24 manufacturing locations in the U.S., Canada and Western Europe. CHG is a leading supplier of value-added grain-based and frozen food products for foodservice clients and select consumer markets. CHG’s well-loved retail brands such as Pioneer, White Wings, Sun-Bird and Cuisine Adventures have been included at family meals for generations. Visit us at CHG.com.

 

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