Gilroy resident receives scholarship

Carmen Garcia of Gilroy has received a $1,500 scholarship from the Silicon Valley San Jose Chapter of the California Society of CPAs. Garcia is a student at Gavilan College. The chapter recently awarded a total of $41,000 in scholarships to 18 San Jose area students. Since 1999, the chapter has awarded more than $400,000 to students pursuing degrees in accounting and related subjects.
The students and the schools they are attending are as follows: $3,500 scholarships: Joseph Chua of San Jose, San Jose State University; Ruiping Gao of San Jose, Santa Clara University; Olga Dubinskaya of South San Francisco, University of California, Santa Cruz; and Mihir Patel of Monterey, California State University, Monterey Bay. $2,500 scholarships: Joyce Yu of San Jose, San Jose State University; Kang Ming Si of Cupertino, Santa Clara University; Danielle Chandler of Los Angeles, University of California, Santa Cruz; Anastasiya Zavada of San Jose, San Jose City College; and Jennifer Warner and Benjamin Oppong-Bio, both of Marina, California State University, Monterey Bay. All of the following students received $1,500 scholarships: Elizabeth Perez of San Jose, De Anza College; Tram Dao of San Jose, Evergreen Valley College; Carleen Abarro of San Bruno, Foothill College; and Carmen Garcia of Gilroy, Gavilan College. Eric Berquist of Stanford, Mission College; Ana Gines of Marina, Monterey Peninsula College; Metasebia Getahun of San Jose, San Jose City College; and Mahasti Jamshidian of San Jose, West Valley College. The scholarships annually recognize outstanding students who are pursuing studies that eventually could lead to careers as CPAs
For information about CalCPA scholarships, call (800) 922-5272 or go to calcpa.org/Content/ chapters/scholarship.aspx.

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