2008 Scholars

On Monday, June 2, 2008 BCF celebrated its First annual four-year High Hopes Scholarship awards ceremony at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley by honoring this extraordinary group of your graduates from Berkeley High School.

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Photos of 2008 Scholarship Ceremony

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Berhan Bayeh

2008 Ask.com High Hopes Scholarship recipient University of California, Riverside

Perseverance is the word I use when people ask what pushes me. I push myself to do better than what …

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Jia Chen

2008 Maggie Gee High Hopes Scholarship recipient University of California, Riverside Not only has raising money for charity shaped a part of who I am today, but the money is

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Sandra Garcia

2008 Jessica Pers and Robert Stein High Hopes Scholarship recipient University of California, Davis I realized much earlier than most, how important it is to be educated. At a very…

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Courtney Knott

2008 Berkeley Community Fund High Hopes Scholarship recipient Berklee College of Music I couldn’t focus that much, the only thing I knew how to do to cope with my mother…

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Zulma Munoz

2008 Shirley and Michael Traynor High Hopes Scholarship recipient University of California, Berkeley My mother and father have taught me to be strong and to always pursue my dreams. I…

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David Thompson

2008 Berkeley Community Fund High Hopes Scholarship recipient University of California, Davis This year I made an earnest effort to improve my work ethic. My grade point average is rising…

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Stephanie Phonvongsa

2008 Berkeley High School Class of 1951/Berkeley Community Fund High Hopes Scholarship recipient University of California, San Diego My siblings and I weren’t able to skate, ride bikes, or even…

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