Seymour Recipients Through The Ages

We want to take a moment to honor all of the Seymour Memorial Award recipients from years past.  Join us on this walk down memory lane… Seymour Memorial Award Class of 2017 Maria Ortiz Derek Sportsman Joshua Beal Anna Moreno-Takegami Leslie Ontiveros   Seymour Memorial Award Class of 2016 Valerie Kau Simrandeep Shergill Joanne Newens Serena Ly Danielle Kaiser   Seymour Memorial Award Class

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Seymour and Huhn Award Recipients

Congratulations to all of the Seymour Memorial Award Recipients and all of the Marion Huhn Award Recipients! Your hard work and academic achievements are inspiring!   2017 Seymour Recipients and Huhn Recipients for all regions   South Central Region Seymour recipient:  Derek Sportsman Huhn award recipients:  Marilyn Tran, Christopher Salerno, Sara Stienecker, Erica Mallen, Javier Franchino Central Region Seymour recipient:  Leslie Ontiveros Huhn award

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2017 Seymour Finalists

The Seymour Award is widely regarded as one of the highest scholastic honors for California high school students. We are excited to honor the following students as our 2017 Seymour Finalists: NORTH REGION Juan Toscano Napa High School Adviser: Ana Andrilla   Sara McCormack Ghidotti Early College High School Adviser: Karla Aaron   Gauruv Virk Woodcreek High School Adviser: Stephanie McGrath   Maria Ortiz Napa High

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2016 Seymour Finalists

The Seymour Award is widely regarded as one of the highest scholastic honors for California high school students. We are excited to honor the following students as our 2016 Seymour Finalists, and recognize the students in bold as our Seymour Regional Award Recipients: NORTH REGION Claire Pavelka Montgomery HS Adviser: Susan Farkas Brandon Stubbs Ghidotti Early College Adviser: Karla Aaron Reilly Gallagher Del Oro HS Adviser: Anna Luci Reeta

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2015 Michelson Award Recipient Marisa Estipona

The Michelson Award is awarded each year to a CSF senior based on essays submitted in response to an official prompt. This year, we received many excellent submissions. After a difficult judging process, our panel chose Marisa Estipona of Folsom High School as the recipient. We asked Marisa several questions about her CSF experience. Why did you join CSF? In middle school, CJSF was one

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2015 Seymour Finalists

The Seymour Award is widely regarded as one of the highest scholastic honors for California high school students. We are excited to honor the following students as our 2015 Seymour Finalists, and recognize the students in bold as our Seymour Regional Award Recipients: CENTRAL COAST REGION Paolo Calia Archbishop Mitty High School, San Jose Janie Falcone, adviser   Jared Andre Suasin Clayton Valley Charter High School, Concord Victoria Campbell,

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Letters of Rec for College Apps!

This is a post by our one of our 2013-14 DIP interns. In this post, Ricky Chae, a Senior at Temescal Canyon High School in Elsinore Valley, offers suggestions for putting together your letters of recommendation for upcoming college applications. For all of the high school juniors out there, it is important that you begin to think about which teachers you want to ask for letters

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2014 Seymour Finalists

The Seymour Award is widely regarded as one of the highest scholastic honors for California high school students. We are excited to honor the following students as our 2014 Seymour Award Finalists: CENTRAL COAST REGION   Katie Faye Berlin Carondelet High School, Concord Joanne Missaggia, adviser   Anamaria Galindo Falcone Archbishop Mitty High School, San Jose Janie Falcone, adviser   Akasha Alexandra Greff Templeton High School,

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Hurry Up and Wait

This is first in a series of posts by our 2013-14 DIP interns. In this post, Rachel Dobrin, a Senior at Rio Mesa High School in Oxnard, offers suggestions for how to deal with the dreaded “Waiting Game” of the college application season. It is mid-November, you have put the finishing touches on your personal statement that took five drafts to perfect, and before you

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Community Service Ideas

If your chapter is looking for some fresh ideas for service projects to undertake or partner organizations to work with, check out the list below. If you have any ideas to add, please reach out to us via Facebook or Twitter! Project Ideas: Assist at track meet Blanket drive Blood drive Canned Food Drive Christmas toy drive Clean Up dirty lots Clean Up the

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