Thirteen exceptional students have been selected by UCON's Scholarship Committee to receive awards totaling $50,000.
All have exemplified courage and tenacity while overcoming unprecedented obstacles during the pandemic to excel in their educational journey.
Annual Sponsorship Award Winners
Platinum Award: Alysha Curtis, Civil Engineering, California State University, Fresno, $5,000
Gold Award: Robert Byrne, Civil Engineering, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, $3,500
Silver Award: Jacqueline Acosta, Political Science, McGuire and Hester, University of California, Irvine, $2,500
UCON Award Winners
Andrew Abdelnour, Civil Engineering, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, $4,000
Lorraine Mae Alejandre, Construction Management, Kiewit Infrastructure West Co., California State University Long Beach, $4,000
Denise Arevalo, Political Science, Harbor Linx, Inc., University of California, Davis, $4,000
Diego Balino Martinez, Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, $4,000
Carmen Garcia, Psychology, Pavement Recycling Systems, California State University, Fullerton, $4,000
Julia Leigh, Human Physiology, OSHA Training Institute Education Center, Chapman University, $4,000
Ryan Young, Kinesiology, C & W Construction Specialties, Inc., Kansas State University, $4,000
Memorial Scholarship Award Winners
Emely Aguirre, Civil Engineering, Con-Quest Contractors, Inc., David W. Young Memorial Award, $4,000
Joseph Silvi, Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Ghilotti Family Foundation, $4,000
Brandon Lim, Civil Engineering, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, Bruce Woolpert Memorial Award, $3,000
*More details about our recipients will be featured in an upcoming issue of the UCON magazine.