Al Teglia’s Legacy Lives On

Al Teglia passed away peacefully at home on October 26, 2014, at the age of 83. Al’s legacy lives on in the lives of each of the JFY Al Teglia Scholars and in our San Mateo County community. May he rest in loving peace.

Earlier that year, JFY celebrated 32 years of serving SMC youth. The theme this year was “Youth Career Challenges” and was celebrated at the Foster City Crowne Plaza with 213 guests in attendance. Supervisor Dave Pine, President of County of San Mateo Board of Supervisors served as Honorary Chairman and the Keynote Speaker was Tom McGraw, CEO First National Bank of Northern California. Solomon Tsai received the Mary Paskevich Memorial Award. Special Business Recognition Awards were presented to Press On Cleaners and Peninsula Regent.

Presenting the 2014 JFY Al Teglia Scholars:

Mario Marcos (Daly City)

Nassamonth Jumpholowong (Skyline College)

Hephzibah Co (UOP Dentistry for San Mateo Dental Assisting Program)

Robert Cecchi (College of San Mateo)

Jayson Arban (Daly City)

Joshua Farinas (College of San Mateo)

Hanna Ticzon (Westmoor High School)

Rogelio Mata (Sequoia High School)

Heather Ticzon (San Francisco State University)

Sadiya Zubair (Notre Dame De Namur University)

Danielle Del Valle (San Mateo)

Claire McNally (San Mateo)

Derrick Duong (Westmoor High School)

Kelly Rivera (Canada College)

Vanessa Zamora (Woodside High School)

Eve McNally (Aragon High School)

Samuel Medrano (Sequoia High School)

Graciela Delgado (Sequoia High School)

Kayla Chun (San Carlos)

Al’s legacy and the history of JFY continues…