The Auburn Area Democratic Club has, for some years, given scholarships to students graduating from Placer High School. For 2020, Placer High School Graduates Sanchez and Magallon were awarded Auburn Area Democratic Club Academic Scholarships
Placer High School’s first graduating class was in 1900, so this year Placer High is celebrating it’s 120th graduating class. This year, deserving 2020 Placer High graduates were awarded nearly $600,000 in scholarships. To view a You Tube video of Placer High School scholarships, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e84-elDLtdk&feature=youtu.be
In addition, Ed Koons, local attorney and President of the Auburn Area Democratic Club (AADC) announced that The Club, working with Placer High School, has awarded two scholarships to Latino students chosen for their academic achievement and college goals.
Victor Ramos Sanchez plans to attend Sierra College then transfer to a four-year university to achieve a bachelor’s degree in business. Victor intends to start a business of his own in the future. He has an older sister and a younger brother whom he credits with helping him through the years. Victor volunteers at Saint Joseph church and at 49er United soccer club as he enjoys playing soccer. Victor has lived in Auburn his whole life and says “It’s home and will always be home.”
Rosa Magallon was born and raised in Auburn. She has a younger brother and enjoys swimming and camping with her family. Rosa plans on attending Sierra College in the fall to work toward an Associates degree in Allied Health. She plans to become an ultrasound technician. Rosa says to AADC, “Thank you so much for funding this scholarship!”
Congratulations to Rosa and Victor on their high school graduation, career goals and scholarship awards.