Westlands Water District awards scholarships to 17 graduating seniors

Westlands Water District announced the recipients of its 2022 West Side Scholarship. The West Side Scholarship program recognizes and rewards exceptional graduating seniors at area high schools. Each scholarship recipient was selected based on a combination of academic achievements, leadership, contributions to the local community, and future career goals.

“Westlands is honored to support the educational journey of some of the area’s outstanding youth,” commented Tom Birmingham, general manager of the District. “Communities in or adjacent to the District provide critical support to the District’s efforts to fulfill its mission, and their youth are the future. The hope is that this small gesture of appreciation in the form of a scholarship can help these students reach their dreams and continue to contribute to their communities.”

The 17 recipients of the 2022 West Side Scholarships are:

Michael Mahfood, Coalinga High School, Cal Poly

Emmie Walker, Coalinga High School, California State University, Fresno

Susana Gamino, Firebaugh High School, University of California, Merced

Ruth Melchor, Firebaugh High School, California State University, Fresno

Gabriella Costamagna, Sierra Pacific High School, College of the Sequoias

Megan Bairstow, Sierra Pacific High School, Boise State University

Grace Kinney, Hanford High School, College of the Sequoias

Jenna Bracy, Hanford High School, College of the Sequoias

Dylan McDonald, Lemoore High School, Minot State University

Noah Noble, Lemoore High School, Pacific Union College

Roberto Mendez, Mendota High School, University of California, Berkley

Fatima Arellano, Mendota High School, Michigan State University

Yesenia Otero, Mendota High School, California State University, Fresno

Adriana Rodriguez Gaytan, Riverdale High School, California State University, Fullerton

Omar Duenaz Ferreyra, Riverdale High School, University of California, Merced

Ivan Serrano Velazquez, Tranquillity High School, California State University, Fresno

Diana Ramirez Montes de Oca, Tranquillity High School, University of California, Santa Cruz

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