2008 Bay Area Council Scholars Announced

Congratulations to the 2008 Bay Area Council Scholars! The Bay Area Council Scholarship Program has had the benefit of receiving incredible and diverse applicants from every county of the Bay Area. We would like to thank our dedicated Scholarship Committee for their help in selecting the 10 most qualified students from an outstanding pool of applicants.

We are proud to present the 2008 class of Bay Area Council Scholars, another amazing group of students who have demonstrated strong potential to succeed despite the odds, and a passion for giving back to their communities. Click on their names or photos below to learn more about them.

Aurora Castellanos
College: U.C. Berkeley
Hometown: Oakland
High School: Metwest High School
Career Goal: Attorney or Teacher
Brenda Castro Serrato
College: Mills College
Hometown: Oakland
High School: Metwest High School
Career Goal: Teacher/Psychologist
Bianca Flores
College: University of San Francisco
Hometown: San Francisco
High School: Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
Career Goal: Pediatrician
Faith Genove
College: U.C. Berkeley
Hometown: San Leandro
High School: Arroyo High School
Career Goal: Neurosurgeon, Neurologist or Psychologist
Christina Leung
College: U.C. Berkeley
Hometown: Alameda
High School: Alameda High School
Career Goal: Biology
Devvrat Malhotra
College: U.C. Davis
Hometown: Stockton
High School: Edison Senior High School
Career Goal: Medical Doctor
Angelo Nono
College: U.C. Berkeley
Hometown: South San Francisco
High School: Mills High School
Career Goal: International Relations
Judy Pun
College: U.C. Davis
Hometown: Oakland
High School: Oakland High School
Career Goal: Fire Fighter
Marvin Salazar
College: U.C. Berkeley
Hometown: San Pablo
High School: Richmond High School
Career Goal: Green Engineer
Chelsi Lia Vining
College: U.C. Berkeley
Hometown: Newark
High School: Newark Memorial High School
Career Goal: Medicine
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