Nearly 40 Oklahoma City School District high school students have received scholarships from the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.
Each recipient will receive a $1,500 scholarship for the 2012-13 academic year through the Community Foundation Scholars program. The program attempts to help students who are the first in their family to attend college or who are good students but might not qualify for academic scholarships.
The winners and their schools are Vu Hoang and Malycia Lewis, of ASTEC Charter; Shiloh Fowler, of Capitol Hill High School; Lindsay Barron, Valerie Owens and Stanley Singer Jr., of Classen School of Advanced Studies; Katrina Mitchell, of Douglass High School; Octavia Jordan, of Emerson Alternative High School; Brianna Barry, Leslie Farias, Cristina Galicia, Sarahi Garcia, Sarah Kirby, Marisol Lopez and Mercades Richard, of Harding Charter Preparatory School and Jonathan Guerrero, of Harding Fine Arts Center.
Also winning scholarships are: Kristina Berry and Bria Thompson, of John Marshall High School; Lynae Dowdell, of Northeast Academy; Prisma Duque, Becky Lavarn, Anhton Nguyen, Baotruyen Nguyen, Thi Nguyen, MyTien Pham and Carlos Rivera, of Northwest Classen High School; Arion Thomas, of Oklahoma Centennial High School; Kassandra Amezquita and Jennifer Nunez, of Santa Fe South High School; Jairo Diaz and Eric Pham, of Southeast High School; Breionna Hayes, MyNiah Phillips and Tiana Smith, of Star Spencer High School; and Brenda Cardenas, Saith Correa, Jocelyn Marquez, Anna Miranda and Carlos Morales, of U.S. Grant High School.