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    Pacific Students Earn Scholarships from Jose Hernandez’s Reaching for the Stars Foundation

    Jan 14, 2011

    Pacific students holding their scholarship checks

    Four University of the Pacific engineering students received scholarships on Thursday, Jan. 13 from a nonprofit organization founded by NASA Astronaut and 1985 Pacific Graduate Jose Hernandez. The Reaching for the Stars Foundation awarded a $500 scholarship to each student.

    The scholarship recipients are Linh Nguyen ‘11, a senior and civil engineer major, Kieth Luong ‘11, a senior and engineering management major, Eduardo Nick Ramos ‘12, a junior and civil engineering major, and Kristina McKay Hammarstrom‘12, an engineering management major.

    The scholarships, which can range from $500 to $1,000, are aimed at students at four-year colleges and universities who are working toward a degree in science, technology, engineering or math.