2017- 2018 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS

AEF Awards $100,250 in Scholarship Monies to 86 UnitedAg Member-Affiliated Students

Scholarship Recipient

College

Member Company

City

Celeste Argueta

UC Santa Barbara

Nichols Farms

Hanford

Luis David Barrera

California State University, Fresno

Ramco

Salinas

Yadira Barrera

Cal State Channel Islands

Rancho Guadalupe LLC

Santa Maria

Nick Batterman

UC Santa Barbara

Blanco Farms

Salinas

Sylvia Benetiz

Cal State Stanislaus

CAL-Western

Visalia

Betzy Bras-Gonzalez

University of California Hastings, College of the Law

Rancho Guadalupe, LLC

Santa Maria

Perla Braz Montes

Cal State Chico

Rancho Guadalupe, LLC

Santa Maria

August Brigantino

University of San Diego

True Leaf Farms, LLC

San Juan Bautista

Patrick Briley

Franciscan University of Steubenville

Hayashi and Wayland

Salinas

Ben Buckman

Undecided

Pacific International Marketing

Salinas

Samuel Buckman

CAL Poly San Luis Obispo

Pacific International Marketing

Salinas

Sinai Cabrera

Hartnell College

Valley Pride

Castroville

Jesus Castillo

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Foothill Packing, Inc.

Salinas

Christian Cerda

UC Santa Barbara

Babe Farms

Santa Maria

Alesha Corral

Cal State East Bay

Classic Salads

Salinas

Emily Cruz

UC Merced

Church Brothers Farmers

Salinas

Lizbeth De La Torre

Monterey Peninsula College

Ramco

Salinas

Tanya Dimas-Guillen

Cal State Dominguez Hills

Mann Packing

Salinas

Aubree Dodd

Cal State Long Beach

Central Valley Meat

Hanford

Patrick Dotsy*

CAL Poly San Luis Obispo

Leavens Ranches LLC

Santa Paula

Eduardo Enriquez

UC Santa Barbara

Arroyo Grande Mushrooms

Arroyo Grande

Rebeca Gallaga

Undecided

Ramco

Salinas

Adriana Gamino

West Hills Community College

The Neil Jones Company

Firebaugh

Mercedez Gaona

Cabrillo College

Dynapac Harvesting Inc.

Salinas

Adam Garcia

Cal State Fresno

Neil Jones Inc./ Tomatek

Firebaugh

Beatriz Garcia

Cal State Fresno

Dover Dairy Farms

Hanford

Venissia Garcia

Cal State Fresno

Nichols Farms

Hanford

Maria De Jesus Garcia Garcia

UC Santa Barbara

Rancho Sisquoc

Santa Maria

Oscar Garcia-Medina

Cal State Fresno

Dover Dairy Farms

Hanford

Allison Gomez

CAL Poly San Luis Obispo

The Nunes Company

Salinas

David Gonzalez

USC

Henry Hibino Farms

Salinas

Kevin Gonzalez

USC

Henry Hibino Farms

Salinas

Lukas Gularte

CAL Poly San Luis Obispo

Rincon Farms

Gonzales

Savannah Hansen

Undecided

Santa Maria Seeds

Santa Maria

Aaron Hernandez

CaL Poly Pomona

McIntyre Labor Services, Inc.

Soledad

Sylvia Hernandez

Cal State Sacramento

Frogs Leap Winery

Rutherford

Tania Hernandez

Cal State Sacramento

Frog's Leap Winery

Rutherford

Hayden Hoyt

Brigham Young University Idaho

Treehouse Almonds, LLC

Earlimart

Haley Hurdle

Colorado State University

Vineyard Professional Services

Paso Robles

Daniel Kennedy

Oregon State University

Green Valley Farm Supply

Gonzales

Henry Kuo

University of Calfornia, Los Angeles

Tanimura & Antle

Salinas

Wei Kuo

Orange Coast College

UnitedAg

Irvine

Benjamin Lascano

USC

Associated Feed and Supply

Turlock

Julie Lascano

California State University Stanislaus

Associated Feed and Supply

Turlock

Veronica Leon-Vega

Cuesta College

Braga Ranch

Madera

Candice Lopez

California State University, Fresno

River Ranch Dairy

Kings

Edgar Lopez

San Jose State

Merril Farms LLC

Salinas

Eddie Lundberg

CAL Poly San Luis Obispo

Babe Farms

Santa Maria

Jenny McCluskey

Arizona State University

Tehama Angus Ranch

Gerber

Marijane Medina

Point Loma Nazarene University- San Diego

True Organic Products Inc.

Helm

Selena Medina-Medrano

Hartnell College

Ramco

Salinas

Joel Meza

San Jose State University

Sakai Farms LLC

Watsonville

Katherine Miller

CAL Poly San Luis Obispo

Saticoy Lemon Association

Santa Paula

Victoria Miller

California Lutheran University

Saticoy Lemon Association

Santa Paula

Christina Molina Ceja

Homboldt State University

Rancho Guadalupe, LLC

Santa Maria

Raiden Montero

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Pro-Pacific Fresh

Durham

David Murrillo- Martinez

Hartnell College

Church Brothers

Salinas

Casey Muth

University of Oregon

Arroyo Grande Mushroom

Arroyo Grande

Daviana Navarro

Santa Clara University

Watsonville Coast Produce

Watsonville

Denver Noell

College of the Sequoias

Nichols Farms

Hanford

Chelsea Odegaard

Cabrillo College

Plant Sciences

Watsonville

Adrian Ortiz

Cal State Monterey Bay

Foothill Packing Inc.

Salinas

Mikaella Peltzer

College of the Sequoias

Peltzer Enterprises Inc.

Visalia

Rebecca Peltzer

Fullerton Community College

Peltzer Enterprises Inc.

Visalia

Zachariah Peltzer

Fresno Pacific University

Peltzer Enterprises Inc.

Visalia

Ryan Percy

CAL Poly San Luis Obispo

Ocean Mist Farms

Castroville

Lizbeth Ramos

CSU Monterey Bay

True Leaf Farms

San Juan Bautista

Savanah Riddle

UC Davis

Associated Feed and Supply

Turlock

Andrea Rivera Maranon

State Universtiy Fresno

Ramco

Salinas

Eduardo Rodriguez

CAL Poly Pomona

Ocean Breeze International

Carpenteria

Melissa Rodriguez

Ventura College

Ventura Pacific Co.

Oxnard

Sandy Rubio

West Hills Community College

The Neil Jones Company

Fireabaugh

Christine Russo

St. John's University

Christopher Ranch LLC

Gilroy

Andres Sanchez

Cal State Fresno

Nichols Farm

Hanford

Shae Scarr

Chapman University

The Nunes Company

Firebaugh

Andrea Soto

Imperial Valley College

Foothill Packing Inc.

Salinas

Karla Soto

San Francisco State University

Foothill Packing Inc.

Salinas

Brittany Spedaliere

Cal State Monterey Bay

Tanimura & Antle

Salinas

Bernadette Stehly

Cuesta College

Nick Stehly Farms

Valley Center

Madeline Stehly

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Nick Stehly Farms

Valley Center

Thomas Stehly

CAL Poly San Luis Obispo

Nick Stehly Farms

Valley Center

Katelyn Stelljes

California State, Chico

Dura Plastics

Beaumont

Rocio Velazquez

Cal State Sacramento

Christoper Ranch LLC

Gilroy

Crystal Villanueva_Cortes

UC Santa Cruz

J.E Farms Inc.

Freedom

Ryan Yeaman

UC Berkeley

Coke Farms

San Juan Bautista

Pedro Zepeda Beas

CAL Poly San Luis Obispo

Moody Western Cooling

Guadalupe

*The Maurice McMillan Memorial Scholarship Award is the Top Scholarship Award Given Each Year