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The 2018 College Scholarship Application Process is Closed.

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Meet Our 2017 Scholarship Recipients!

Sarah Drown

Oklahoma State University
FFA & Spanjian Scholarships

“My mother cried when I told her I’d won not one but two Don Diego scholarships. I plan to pursue a double major in Agriculture Communications and Agriculture Business, with future steps perhaps in ag journalism or law school. When I got involved with FFA, I discovered my passion and my path.”

Kalee Cummings

Claremont McKenna College
4-H Scholarship

“I currently am a 4-H State Ambassador helping lead the way for the organization to a global stage. I have come a long way starting at 4-H at age eight when I thought I was just learning to train my dog. Thank you, Don Diego!”

Mary Moreno-Christian

UC Davis
Employee Scholarship

“Working as a Camp Del Mar counselor during the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s racemeets helped me I became a more effective and independent leader. I plan to major in Engineering and will strive to increase the number of women and Latinas in the STEM field.”

Jessica Xu

Exhibitor/Participant Scholarship

“I served as San Diego Youth Space Program project manager, where I led 20 students from seven high schools to design and build experimental modules sent to the International Space Station. I’ve learned that a positive attitude can make a seemingly insurmountable mountain into a conquerable hill.”

Kyle Murray

Montana State University
Junior Livestock Auction Scholarship

“I have won Showmanship awards and Blue Ribbons in Meat Pen Poultry. In 2016, my chickens won 4-H Champion and Reserve Grand Champion honors. Experiencing the enthusiastic support of the community as I took my poultry across the auction block is something I will remember for a long time.”

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In 2017, twenty-six outstanding San Diego area students headed to college sharing $63,500 in Don Diego Scholarships.
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