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CAWG Foundation Scholarship Recipients
Naydin Beltran Garcia, Somerset, Union Mine High School
Naydin is an exceptional community leader with numerous honors and awards. She grew up watching her parents
work in the vineyards out of necessity, leaving her to care for her younger sibling. Her proven resilience from a
young age enabled her to balance financial, academic, familial, and extracurricular responsibilities later in life,
which she manages remarkably. Naydin has achieved a 4.0 GPA while balancing advanced coursework and AP
classes as well as various extracurricular activities, including AVID, Hands4Hope, NHS, varsity tennis, Model UN,
Mi Gente, Link Crew, and tutoring. She plans to study philosophy at UCLA, UCSC, or USD to prepare her for law
Alexis Gonzalez, Kelseyville, Kelseyville High School
Alexis Gonzalez is a passionate and dedicated student who plans on attending law school after receiving his BA
in psychology from UCLA or UCSD. He hopes to pursue a career in immigration and civil rights law to uphold
the rights of citizens in his community and battle discrimination. Alexis's extracurricular activities include the Lake
County Symphony Association Youth Orchestra, K-CORPS, Environmental Club, Rotary Interact Club, Student
Body President, MSLI at CSU, debate, junior varsity football, tennis, and tutoring. While embodying a life of
volunteer service and dedication to his community, Alexis has also displayed outstanding academic achievement
by maintaining a 4.2 GPA with various advanced courses.
Mallory Sutherland, Bakersfield, Frontier High School
Mallory is a goal-oriented student who pursues excellence at every opportunity. Mallory's experiences as a
member and chapter president of the Future Farmers of America have inspired her to study Agricultural Business
at CSU Fresno in the fall and open her own dental practice after college. During her time with the FFA, she
received various awards and accolades. She has already dedicated much of her time to learning more about the
agriculture industry through an internship with Sunview Vineyards and the organization of the Elementary School
Agriculture Advocacy After School Program, of which her teacher states Mallory was a " cornerstone. " Mallory
has also participated in the National Honors Society, Spanish Honors Society, California Scholarship Foundation,
Interact Club, MECHA, and Key Club, in addition to over 60 hours dedicated to volunteer work, all while
maintaining a 4.3 GPA with vigorous coursework.
Emily Jimenez, Kelseyville, Kelseyville High School
As a first-generation college student, Emily Jimenez is passionate about education. She aspires to become
a primary school educator, and her kind, empathetic, and giving attitude will enable her success in this field.
In addition to playing varsity soccer, baby-sitting, volunteering at her local church and library, and attending
meetings for the environmental and interact clubs, Emily maintained a 4.0 GPA while taking courses at her local
college. Emily has demonstrated her leadership, determination, resilience, and drive by succeeding despite
many challenges in life, including financial difficulties, the pandemic, and mental health struggles. She plans on
attending Mendocino College in the fall.
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