Congratulations to the Class of 2019 Puente Scholars!

The Puente Project is proud to announce our annual Puente Statewide Academic & Leadership Award recipients.  An impressive 171 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 eligibility criteria:

  • Must have been in Puente English
  • 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 14, 2018
  • 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
Jesenia De Jesus Vargas

Andrew Hill High School
Noranelly V. Tejeda

California High School
Diego S. Jasis

Castro Valley High School
Alexandro Gabriel Olvera

Centennial High School
Edgar Camacho

Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Andrea Terrones

Everett Alvarez High School
Sabria Channel Henry-Hunter

Hayward High School
Hector Guadalupe Coronado

James Logan High School
Alyssa Yvette Chavez

John Muir High School
Emily Anna Cattouse 

Katella High School
Eduardo Garcia

La Serna High School
Alexis Monsivaiz

Magnolia High School
Angeliza Sanchez 

Marshall Fundamental High School
Toros Margaryan

Mt. Eden High School
Shyh Lynn Saenz

Newark Memorial High School
Yoselin Paola Hernandez 

Pasadena High School
Samantha Aguilar

Pioneer High School
Patricia Angelica Hernandez

Pittsburg High School
Juancarlos V. Hernandez

Riverside Polytechnic High School
Antonio DeJesus Negrete

San Fernando High School
Angel Herrera

Tennyson High School
Andrea Jimenez

W.C. Overfelt High School
Alexia Arellano

Whittier High School 
Christian Alexander Rodas 

Woodland High School
Luzia Ceballos Mendoza