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Thirty High School Seniors Awarded $1.2 Million in Scholarships from Edison International

ROSEMEAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Thirty high school seniors from the class of 2019 have been named Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships to dream big and power the future through science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) studies by Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison.

Sixty-three percent of the 2019 seniors will be first-generation college students. Each Edison Scholar will receive $40,000 — paid over four years — to further their academic pursuit of STEM fields at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university.

The 2019 Edison Scholars are:

         
Student Name   High School   County
Christian Alexandra   Hawthorne Math & Science Academy   Los Angeles
Carissa Castro   Edgewood High School, West Covina   Los Angeles
Hannah Chen   Gretchen Whitney High School, Cerritos   Los Angeles
Simran Chopra   Nogales High School, La Puente   Los Angeles
Ana Cortez   Pioneer High School, Whittier   Los Angeles
Andy Cristales   South Gate High School   Los Angeles
Emely Gutierrez   Marlborough School, Los Angeles   Los Angeles
Ramzy Issa   North High School, Torrance   Los Angeles
Youngeun Kim   Palos Verdes High School   Los Angeles
Jesse Leal   California Academy of Math and Science, Carson   Los Angeles
Tina Li   Covina High School   Los Angeles
Alan Lopez Lopez   Lynwood High School   Los Angeles
Katie Richards   Santa Monica High School   Los Angeles
Benjamin Chang   Woodbridge High School, Irvine   Orange
Marley Hughes   Los Alamitos High School   Orange
Jimin Lee   Cypress High School   Orange
Karen Ly   La Quinta High School, Westminster   Orange
Daniel Lyzenga   La Habra High School   Orange
Lauren Mard   Valencia High School, Placentia   Orange
Nnaemeka Anyanwu   Santiago High School, Corona   Riverside
Samantha Galvan   Heritage High School, Menifee   Riverside
Huma Khan   Centennial High School, Corona   Riverside
Carlie Lin   Vista Murrieta High School   Riverside
Aylin Figueroa Uribe   Cathedral City High School   Riverside
Jashandeep Lobana   Henry J. Kaiser High School, Fontana   San Bernardino
Jacqueline Wang   Etiwanda High School, Rancho Cucamonga   San Bernardino
Andy Garcia   Granite Hills High School, Porterville   Tulare
Samantha Torres   Tulare Union High School   Tulare
Jorge Acevedo   Fillmore High School   Ventura
David Pulido   Oxnard High School   Ventura
   

“I’m always impressed when I meet these students who have already accomplished so much academically and I’m hopeful for all that lies ahead for them and their families,” said Pedro J. Pizarro, president and CEO of Edison International. “We applaud these deserving scholars and know that these scholarships will provide financial support as they pursue their dreams.”

With the addition of the 2019 Edison Scholars, Edison International has awarded an estimated $9.9 million in scholarships to 640 students through the Edison Scholars Program since 2006.

Edison International is one of the largest charitable contributors in Southern California and its support of charitable causes, such as the Edison Scholars Program, is funded entirely by Edison International shareholders. SCE customers’ utility bill payments do not fund company donations.

To learn more about the 2019 Edison Scholars, visit on.edison.com/2019EdisonScholars.

About Edison International

Edison International (EIX), through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power, as well as a provider of energy services and technologies, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities.

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