12 Awarded Science Scholarships
A dozen Occidental College students have been awarded 2005-06 Rose Hills Foundation Science and Engineering Scholarships to help them pursue degrees in the life and natural sciences.
The Los Angeles-based foundation has granted a total of $740,000 in science scholarships to the College over six years, from 2004 through 2010.
Recipients must be juniors or seniors from the greater San Gabriel Valley area that have attained a minimum 3.5 grade point average. This year’s scholarship awardees (with graduation year, hometowns and majors) are:
- Olivia Arreola ’06, Los Angeles, biochemistry
- Mary Clark ’07, Claremont, biology
- Joan Dudney ’06, Los Angeles, biology
- Nareen Hindoyan ’06, San Marino, chemistry
- Helen Huynh ’07, Los Angeles, psychology
- Jessica Lee ’07, San Gabriel, biochemistry
- Suhyen Lee ’06, Sun Valley, biochemistry
- Grace Mehren ’06, Pasadena, psychology
- Teresa Perez ’07, Downey, anthropology
- Sergio Sanchez ’06, Burbank, chemistry
- Brett VanBenschoten ’06, Los Angeles, anthropology
- Stephanie Wong ’07, Los Angeles, psychology
The Rose Hills Foundation is a legacy of the founders and directors of Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, the largest cemetery in North America founded in 1914. The Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that benefit Southern Californians living primarily in the San Gabriel Valley and East Los Angeles with a variety of grants for arts, education, science, social services, and other areas of interest.