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April 18, 2017 > Four students awarded Lions Club scholarships

Four students awarded Lions Club scholarships

Submitted By Dave Garges

The Union City Lions club gives several scholarships each year to local students. This year, the Lions Club is pleased to announce that four New Haven students have each received $1,000 scholarships.

¥ Yahaira Siordia, a student at Conley-Carabello High School, plans to begin her college career at Chabot College. She has earned community service refereeing soccer games for younger children. She has also been a mentor for incoming students at school. Yahaira has already overcome personal and academic challenges and we believe she will continue to successful.

¥ Ardelyn Joy Bello will graduate from James Logan High School. She came to the United States from the Philippines when she was two years old. She has been very involved in LoganÕs choirs, student government and her church. For community service, Ardelyn has helped feed the hungry and provided services to seniors. She plans to pursue a career in nursing.

¥ Nan Jiang is our next scholarship recipient. Nan came to the United States five years ago speaking no English and has made amazing progress academically since then. He has become involved in projects to help other children new to the United States adjust to a new culture. He has helped by teaching Chinese, math, and helping with homework. He has been accepted at U.C. Berkeley and Purdue University and is interested in science or engineering.

¥ Yu-Hsin (Bethany) Lin wishes to pursue a double major in Biology and Piano in college. She has been accepted at California State University, East Bay and U.C. Berkeley. Bethany did her community service by helping in the birthing center at Washington hospital where she also had the opportunity to help people by playing the piano.

The members of the Union City Lions Club congratulate these students and wish them well in the future. The scholarships will be presented to the winners during the New Haven Schools Foundation luncheon on April 19 at the Paradise Ballroom in Fremont.

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