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Central Valley Opportunity Center (CVOC) strongly believes that higher education is the most effective tool for breaking the cycle of poverty and increasing the quality of life in our community. To that end, each year for the past 42 years, CVOC has donated scholarships to academically deserving, low-income high school students in its tri-county service area of Madera, Merced, and Stanislaus counties.

In 2021, 17 scholarships were awarded totaling $23,000.00 to the high school graduates below:

Lia Tristan Orestimba High School

America Lopez Joseph A. Gregori High School

Diego Garcia Orestimba High School

Ngan Doan Grace M. Davis High School

Ricardo Garcia Orestimba High School

Monica Ponce Thomas Downey High School

Vinh Nguyen Central Valley High School

Daisy Soriano-Perez Merced High School

Fabiola Miranda Golden Valley High School

Arly Gonzalez Atwater High School

Juan Carlos Martinez Lopez Livingston High School

Camila Orozco-Martinez Golden Valley High School

Hermenegildo Fernandez-Hernandez Madera South High School

Yesenia Raymundo Madera South High School

Janett Almanza-Jarquin Madera High School

Elissa Sanders Grace M. Davis High School

Saige Mandala Chowchilla Union High School

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