Jobs for Youth 2013 Highlights

Let’s go down memory lane! Here are some highlights of Jobs for Youth in 2013!

In October 2013, Al Teglia was honored by the Daly City Council for his years of service to the community and was presented with a proclamation declaring his birthday, June 27th, to be Al Teglia Day!

In 2013, Jobs for Youth celebrated 31 years of “Growing our Future Workforce” at the Foster City Crowne Plaza. JFY Chairman Ron Kahn, made opening remarks and Don Horsley, President, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors was the JFY Honorary Chairman. Beverly Beasley Johnson was the Director of SMC Human Services Agency. Emmett D. Carson, founding CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation was the Keynote Speaker.
SMC Board of Supervisor Adrienne J. Tissier presented the special Business Recognition Awards to Wells Fargo and Walmart. Gloria Vanderhorst received the Mary Paskevich Memorial Award.
JFY raised over $46,000 and awarded 20 scholarships to the following JFY Al Teglia Scholars: Mauricio Alvarado (Jefferson HS)
Beatriz Andrade (Sequoia HS/Canada College)
Marlena Bocanegra (City College of San Francisco)
Synne Bradshaw (College of San Mateo)
Sonya Chaudhry (Stanford University)
Kayla Chun (Canada College)
Hephzibah Baulah Co (Skyline College)
Teresa Cornejo-Rodriguez (San Mateo High School)
Derrick Duong (Westmoor HS)
Nassamont Jumpholwong (Oceana High School)
Sini Lehauli (Capuchino High School)
Claire McNalley (San Mateo High School)
NuNu N-Dawng (Skyline College)
Thanh-Truc Jeannie Nguyen (San Francisco State University)
Laura Nunez (City College of San Francisco)
Rachel Ongpin (Westmoor High School)
Janae Peats (Bennett College, N. Carolina)
Heather Ticzon (San Francisco State University)
Jamielie Tobias (Westmoor HS)
Cristina Basulto (Notre Dame de Namur University)
These scholars resided in Daly City, Redwood City, Belmont, Pacifica, Menlo Park, San Carlos, San Mateo, San Bruno, San Mateo, South San Francisco, East Palo Alto, and Pacifica.

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