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March 12, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
Organizers are expecting more than 300 area high school students Saturday at the San Fernando Valley Youth Organization's second annual Youth Summit at Cal State Northridge.
June 15, 1990 | TONY MARCANO
Christina Hong, a senior at Mission Viejo High School, has a secret--not only is she the smartest student at her school, she's also the top graduate in Orange County. Try not to spread it around. "I don't like to be known as the smartest person in school," said Hong, 18, who amassed a county-high 4.94 grade-point average and will enroll at Stanford University this fall. "I don't like that label."
June 9, 1993 | KURT PITZER
The city of Los Angeles has awarded Pierce College $186,000 for a program to encourage students and recent dropouts to stay in high school and teach them skills they will need once they graduate. The 40 teen-agers who participate in the one-year program, funded by the city's Community Development Department, will attend regular high school classes in the mornings and spend three hours every afternoon at Pierce, starting in the fall.
September 18, 1999 | FRED ALVAREZ
Hoping to better prepare high school students for college, Cal State Channel Islands will expand a campaign to provide math and English assistance to university-bound youngsters in the Oxnard High School District. Thanks to a $25,000 grant by the Ventura County Community Foundation, university officials will help 300 juniors at Oxnard-area high schools sharpen the basic skills they will need for university admission.
May 15, 1988
Twelve South Bay high school students are among 2,800 winners of college-sponsored Merit Scholarships. The winners were chosen from among Merit Program finalists who reported plans to attend the sponsor college. Officials of each institution selected recipients and determined their stipend amounts. Each of the young men and women will receive between $1,000 and $8,000 over the four years of undergraduate study at the sponsoring college or university.
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