Day: May 21, 2019

2019 Scholars

Thank you for your generous support of our Jobs for Youth Scholars We are incredibly proud to introduce our 2019 Jobs for Youth Al Teglia Scholars, a group of inspiring individuals marked by achievement in the face of adversity, commitment to their community, and continuous learning and growth. Each Scholar faced a unique set of …

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Gerryk Madrigal

Gerryk is unapologetically ambitious about his planned career in public service and elected office; his first-hand experiences demonstrated the fierce urgency of now to reform our immigration, education, and healthcare systems. His references highlight his volunteering, mentoring, and advocacy for others a citizenship coach for other immigrants and student representative to the SUHSD Board of …

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Audrey Lau

Audrey is proud to have earned the moniker “animal girl” in school; a passion for helping fallen creatures on the playground grew into expertise advising others on an array of pets. As her interest blossomed, Audrey discovered taxidermy as an outlet to wed her passion for biology and art, as well as give creatures a …

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Fariha Khan

Fariha’s family immigrated in search of the American Dream, but she quickly learned that requires actively seizing every opportunity and sometimes making them for yourself. Her references recognize the dogged determination Fariha developed as she continuously sets new goals, as well as her mastering the “art of learning” especially in subjects which do not come …

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Charles Hong

Charles displayed an aptitude for numbers at an early age, but illness and an extended recovery forced him to recognize that success depends on tenacity as much as talent. References praise Charles’ responsibility, sincerity, and initiative to turn data into insights. As an intern in a laboratory’s shipping department he developed a tracking app to …

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Nicole Hlushko

Nicole grew up between worlds. While her recently immigrated parents established a life in America, Nicole was sent to live with family in Belarus, until she returned for the first day of kindergarten speaking only Russian. Although Nicole admits the struggle to balance her dual cultures and languages persists, her references say this challenge made …

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Jazmin Bautista

Jazmin strives to serve her community in any way she can, from extensive volunteering with vulnerable populations to a planned career as an Oncology Nurse with a focus on pediatric care. Currently a junior at Everest High School, Jazmin’s references highlight her caring nature and fearless following of her own heart as essential assets to …

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