Press Releases

  • Carolyn Kravitz

Don Diego Scholar Carolyn Kravitz is a Stanford Success Story

Gaining acceptance to one of the nation’s most acclaimed universities, Stanford, is a major accomplishment. To excel in this highly competitive Palo Alto, California university environment, a student must possess not only intellect but also drive. To maintain a stellar GPA while successfully participating in diverse extracurricular activities, the Stanford student must be an exceptional scholar. Don Diego Scholarship Foundation’s top $10,000 scholarship recipient of 2014, Carolyn Kravitz, has all these attributes and more.

  • Oceanside Spectrum interview

Scholarship Foundation Featured on KOCT’s “Oceanside Spectrum”

The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation is featured as the first segment on KOCT’s February 2016 “Oceanside Spectrum.” The show will air throughout February. On the show, Chana Mannen, who began working for the San Diego County Fair in 1970 and who has been Executive Director of the Don Diego Scholarship Foundation since its establishment in 1986, highlights the Foundation’s rich, 30-year history. . .

  • ag teacher and students

30th Anniversary Year Kicks Off With $44,000 In Scholarships Offered To County High School Seniors

The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation is delighted to kick off its 30th Anniversary Year in 2016 by offering a total of $44,000 in college scholarships to be awarded to 14 outstanding high school seniors who reside in San Diego County and who have participated in the San Diego County Fair and/or other activities associated with the Del Mar Fairgrounds. This marks the highest annual total in the history of the Foundation, which began ...