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Congratulations to the Class of 2017 Puente Scholars!

The PUENTE Project is proud to announce our annual Puente Statewide Academic & Leadership Award recipients.  An impressive 155 students throughout California sent in applications that were thoroughly reviewed for academics, community leadership involvement and personal statements. 

In order to be considered for the award, applicants had to meet the following criteria:

Sonia Nazario to Speak at Puente Leadership Conference

The Puente Project and CSU Sacramento are proud to host the annual Puente Project 9th Grade Student Leadership Conference on Saturday, October 29th.

Puentistas from throughout Northern California will come together for this one day conference to see themselves as members of the larger Puente familia, an academic community focused on supporting its members through education and service.

We are honored to have Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize Recipient, Journalist & Author of Enrique’s Journey join us as keynote speaker for this memorable day.

Napa Valley College Recruits New Mentors

The beginning of a new academic year brings new mentors to the Puente program at Napa Valley College.  The mentor recruitment was featured in the Napa Valley Register here.