Father of the Year is proud to recognize this year’s 2019 Scholarship Recipients:

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Vanesa Trejo

Father of the Year Scholarship Recipient

Vanesa is a recent graduate of Skyline High School where she was ranked 36 out of 930 in her class. Vanesa was an active JROTC member on her high school campus through the Female Unarmed Drill Team, the Academic Team, and the Battalion Staff. She also volunteers in the community at St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Methodist Medical Center, among others. In the fall she will attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in Arts and Entertainment Technologies. Her dream is to work for Disney Animation Studios in Burbank, California and to one day have her own animation studio business.

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Jada Washington

Sylvan Landau Founder’s Scholarship Recipient

Jada Washington recently graduated from Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr. Early College High School where she was ranked 13 out of 51 in her class. She was a member of El Centro College’s honor society, Phi Theta Kappa, while attending classes at El Centro through the Lassiter Early College High School program. She was president of the Prom Committee, an AVID tutor among many other organizations all while working many hours per week. She plans to attend the University of North Texas where she will double major in political science and business. Jada plans to graduate and go to law school where she aspires to become a corporate attorney working with international companies and firms.