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Sheriff Villanueva, who is a big proponent and supporter


Sheriff Villanueva, who is a big proponent and supporter

What do outstanding GPA's, community service & extra curricular activities earn you, all while representing the elite of your schools and communities?

Answer: $16,000 scholarship ($4,000 paid each year for 4 years)

Congratulations to the 6 high school students chosen out of 59 extraordinary applicants for the Jean Perkins Scholarship!

Sheriff Villanueva, who is a big proponent and supporter of higher education stated, "I want to congratulate the parents for raising these wonderful kids…Education is so important in every line of work. It gives you perspective. You can shoulder a big load and make it happen.”

A very special thank you to the Perkins Foundation and Board of Directors, including Retired Director Richard Weintraub, Mr. Brian Leck, and Jamie Carroll, for the tremendous support to these amazing young students.