Escamilla among Yolo Community Foundation honorees

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From left are Amanda Nazario, Julia Escamilla, Rosaamelia Cordova, Meg Stalled, president of the Yolo Community Foundation, and Saira Delgado, field representative for Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry

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On Thursday, April 19 the Yolo Community Foundation (YCF) recognized the recipients of the YoYoSA scholarships at a reception in their honor. Rosaamelia Cordova of Woodland High School, Amanda Nazario of Davis Senior High School, and Julia Escamilla of Winters High School were all recognized as scholarship recipients at the Yolo Youth Service Awards (YoYoSA) and will each receive $1,000 scholarship to support post-high school education, which may include college, vocational, or technical school.

The YoYoSA program is designed to promote and reward Yolo County youth volunteering with local nonprofit organizations and encourages Yolo County nonprofits to engage with youth volunteers.

Cordova is a member of the Woodland Public Library Teen Advisory Board, Nazario volunteers withYolo Food Bank, and Escamilla works with Winters Robotics, Inc. All of these nonprofit organizations were awarded a$500 grant sponsoring each YoYoSA student scholarship recipient.

President of the YCF Board of Directors Meg Stallard said, “We’re pleased to honor these three students for their commitment to their communities. They are all outstanding students who have made a great impact! We know they will continue to serve their communities wherever they chose to live. We thank them for their service.”

YCF strives to boost local philanthropy by serving donors, nonprofits, and youth in the Yolo County area, and is proud to recognize tomorrow’s leaders in local philanthropy through the YoYoSA program. For more information about YCF,visit its website at www.yolocf.org.

 

 

 

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