Nine Local High School Seniors Receive Scholarships from Lincoln Center

We were extremely honored to meet this year’s Lincoln Center Scholarship recipients at a luncheon at Papapavlo’s Bistro and Bar in March. From various high schools all over San Joaquin County we’re confident these extremely well-rounded teens are sure to be successful wherever their college choices lead them. These beneficiaries are moving on with decided majors such as journalism, sociology, public health and biology to name a few. Their academic spirit and drive is truly inspiring.

The 2017-18 recipients are: (pictured left to right) Andrew Jenkins; St. Mary’s High School, Alyssa Brisby; Lincoln High School, Alejandra Melena; Franklin High School, Jack Yu; Middle College High School, Hayley Hower; Lodi High School, Elizabeth Traverso; St. Mary’s High School, Cianna Guidi; Tokay High School, Collin Berninger; Tokay High School, and not pictured Elliana Papas; Lodi High School. Also picture here, the Scholarship Committee (from left to right), Phil Johnson; President, Sims-Grupe Management, Tara Rushing; Marketing Director, Lincoln Center, Debbie Bond; Owner, American Hearing Aids, Kelly Blanchard; Executive Assistant, Sims-Grupe Management, Katie Drebert; Events & Community Relations Director, Lincoln Center.

The Lincoln Center Scholarship Program was created to promote and support the educational growth of students in San Joaquin County. In its 5th year, the scholarships are funded through proceeds generated at the Lincoln Center LIVE! Classic Car Show held each August. This year more than $7,000 in scholarship money was awarded.

High school seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher attending school in San Joaquin County were eligible to apply.The 2018-19 Lincoln Center Scholarship Program applications are available now.