2012 Instigators of Excellence

Supervisor Jane Parker is pleased to announce that Monica Tran, and Alycia Singletary, and Mariana Dorsey have been selected as recipients of the 2012 Jane Parker Instigator of Excellence Scholarship.

      

 

Created to recognize graduating seniors who are instigators of excellence in their community, the Jane Parker Instigator of Excellence Scholarship is open to all students who reside within the County of Monterey District 4 boundaries.

 

Monica Tran is a resident of Marina, CA and graduating senior at Seaside High School, planning to continue her education at UC Santa Cruz in pursuit of a career in conservation management. She is described as a leader in and out of the classroom, a dedicated volunteer for the Monterey Bay Aquarium as well as the RISE program. Monica has been an instigator of change at her school, planting the first native plant garden with one of her clubs. She has demonstrated the ability to balance academic and personal projects with poise.  Supervisor Parker will present Monica with $250 in scholarship funds and a ceremonial Proclamation at the May 26th Senior Awards Ceremony at Seaside High School.

 

Alycia Singletary is a resident of Seaside, CA and graduating senior at Seaside High School. She is planning to continue her education at Hampton University in pursuit of an MBA. Alycia is extremely dedicated to her education, and sacrificed summers to attend UC Berkeley’s Upward Bound Math and Science program. She is described as a strong leader, diligent student, and dedicated servant to our community. Supervisor Parker will present Alycia with $250 in scholarship funds and a ceremonial Proclamation at the May 26th Senior Awards Ceremony at Seaside High School.

 

Mariana Dorsey is a resident of Seaside, CA who attends Marina High School. She is planning to continue her education at Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey before studying American Sign Language at Ohlone College in Fremont, and Northridge University in Los Angeles thereafter. She is very involved with the Delta Sigma Theta community service organization and has volunteered for the Lance Armstrong Foundation. She is described as mature and compassionate with a positive attitude. Supervisor Parker will present Mariana with $250 in scholarship funds and a ceremonial Proclamation at the May 24th Senior Awards Ceremony at Marina High School.

 

 All three candidates have extremely good grades and participate in many school and community groups.

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