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:

  • Must have been in Puente English grade 9 and grade 10
  • Overall academic GPA of a 3.5 or higher
  • Be a full time 12th grade student enrolled in 5 or more academic courses
  • Demonstrate community leadership
  • Submit application on or before September 6, 2016 to Puente Counselor
  • Submit official/unofficial transcript

The Puente Project Statewide Office recognizes the following students for their exemplary Puente leadership spirit and outstanding academic achievement.

Anaheim High School
Cynthia Guadalupe Reynoso

Andrew Hill High School
Jasmine Audrey Ureno-Diaz

Arroyo Valley High School
Jacqueline Adriana Cardenas

Blair High School
Taylor Nicole Tucker

California High School
Kiara Kayla Valencia

Centennial High School
Sally Soto 

Corona High School
Lindsey Christine Golley

Everett Alvarez High School
Benito Miguel Lopez Romero

Hayward High School
Angelica Miranda Martinez

James Logan High School
Natali Delgadillo

John Muir High School
David Martinez

Katella High School
Gabriela Meza

La Serna High School
Ixel Camacho

Magnolia High School
Jacqueline Vanessa Perez

Marshall Fundamental High School
Daniel Garcia

Mt. Eden High School
Nestor Diaz 

Newark Memorial High School
Ulises Landeros

Pasadena High School
Lorenzo Cervantes

Pittsburg High School
Daniel Villafan

Poly High School
Chayamard Tulyasuwan 

San Fernando High School
Wendy Samayoa

Savanna High School
Adam Gomez

Tennyson High School
Rosamaria Ibarra

Whittier High School
Adrian Escareño