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Scholarship laptops given to seniors

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A summer car show fundraiser proved to be worthwhile as four high school seniors from the St. Joachim’s Church parish proudly accepted brand new scholarship laptop computers and Dell All-in-One printers.

The award-winning recipients were Osvaldo Hidalgo, Robert Grizzell, Sarah Monreal and Karen Cruz-Orduña.

It was last July that the St. Joachim’s Church along with the Catholic Daughters and Knights of Columbus held a Scholarship Fundraiser Car Show that raised $3,446 to purchase the technology for the honorees.

“The whole idea with the fundraiser was we wanted our local parishioner students to be able to have a laptop computer along with a printer to go to school with,” said Sally Bomprezzi, the parish business manager. “They were all so thankful for receiving it because they are going to be able to take it with them and be able to really utilize it instead of giving away scholarship cash money like some of the organizations do.”  ...


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