Alvord Educational Foundation Awards $52,000 in Scholarships – Press Enterprise

More than 40 graduates of Alvord schools share $52,000 in scholarship money.

The Alvord Educational Foundation presented the awards to 42 graduates of Hillcrest, La Sierra, and Norte Vista high schools during ceremonies at each school.

This year, scholarship amounts rose from $250 to $500 with awards of $750, $1,000 and $1,500 for outstanding academic achievement, a press release said. Two $2,000 scholarships were awarded to students with excellent grades who wish to become teachers.