At the June 23, 2016 meeting, the South Coast Water District Board of Directors was proud to award scholarships to two extraordinary individuals. The 1st place winner is Tayler Gott (pictured fifth from left). The 2nd place winner is Charlie Lindberg (pictured thrid from right).
Gott was awarded 1st place for her video titled “A Day Without Water.” A resident of Capistrano Beach, she recently graduated from San Clemente High School and will attend California State University in the fall.
Lindberg was awarded 2nd place for his video urging us to save water. He is a resident of Capistrano Beach and will be a senior at San Juan Hills High School.
San Clemente and San Juan Hills High School each received $500 for their video arts programs.
1st Place Video
2nd Place Video
If you have any questions, please email or call Sonja Morgan at 949-499-4555, ext. 3173.
List of Scholarship Winners: 2001 - 2016
Since our scholarship program started in 2001, the District has awarded a total $148,500 to 63 students who live in our service area and $1,000 to local schools. Scholarship winners are listed below alphabetically by high school:
Dana Hills High School
Amanda Anderson, UCLA Julia Ballou, San Francisco State University Courtney Barrett, University of Washington Lauren Black, USC Greg Bliss, Cal State Fullerton Desiree Bramlette, University of Arizona Caitlin Carpenter, Loyola Marymount University Amy Carr, Saddleback College Megan Castler, UC-Berkeley Katie Chironis, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA Vanessa Dang, Loyola Marymount University Brooke Dorsey, University of Oregon Briana Gibbs, UC Santa Barbara Jonathan Gossett, Saddleback College Anja Hughes-Stinson, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA Rebecca Kirkpatrick, University of Wales, Aberystwyth (UK) Kelly Krieger, Westmont College, Santa Barbara Jennifer Kupferman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Lia Larson, Harvard University Natasha Loayza, Orange Coast Community College with intent to transfer to University of Southern California Summer Lemire, San Francisco State University Alyssa Lind, UC Santa Barbara Kelly Lockwood-Larson, UC-San Diego Ellen Lomonico, UCLA Rebecca Marshburn, Boston University Sarah Martino, Boston College Julian McCarty, UC Berkeley Raquel McNeff Amanda Meredith, University of Southern California Morgan Miyazano, UC-San Diego Helen Payne, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Kirra Quam, Saddleback College Michael Schoeck, San Diego State University Liane Sequeira, Cal Poly, Pomona Lisa Sequeira, Loyola Marymount University Molly Spear, San Jose State Shane Sonderlund, Pepperdine University Emma Suffridge, USC Victoria Watkins, Boise State University
J Serra Catholic High School
Nicholas Sarris, Seton Hall University, NJ
Laguna Beach High School
Blair Conklin, UC Berkeley Robert Harman, Jr., USC Rachel Hunter, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Margaux Thomas, UC Berkeley Marshall Thomas, UCLA
Mater Dei High School
Jamie Roth, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Orange County High School for the Performing Arts
Anthony Penna, UC Santa Cruz
San Clemente High School
Meghan Casillas, Saddleback College Olivia Engelsman, Abilene Christian University Tayler Gott, California State University Gabrielle Green, California State University, Chico Anna Klevit, St. Mary's College of California Sarah McQueen, Saddleback College Christine Nowland, UC Berkeley Robin Oliver, Emerson College Olivia Orea, Cabrillo College Willis Porter, UC Berkeley Colette Troughton, UCLA Jazmine Vincenty, UC San Diego Marley Zalay, Chico State University
San Juan Hills High School
Jordan Hall, USC Charlie Lindberg
St. Margaret's High School
Jared Schoeffel, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.