S.T.A.R. Scholarship Recipients

CLASS OF 2021

Laurel Bowen
Pacific Grove High School
Monterey Peninsula College - Theater

Jacqueline  Chavez-Melendez
Gonzales High School
California State University Monterey Bay

E.B. Diallo
Stevenson School
Williams College - Music 

Michael Lakind
Carmel High School
University of California San Diego

Seth Madden
York School
Santa Clara University - Engineering 

Angelina Moon
Monterey High School
University of California Los Angeles, (UCLA)

John Querimit
Monterey High School
College of Art and Design at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Julianna Ramirez
Monterey County Home Charter School
Hartnell College - Music Special Education

Ashlyn Rossi
Carmel High School
Sonoma State - Classical Voice


CLASS OF 2020


Isabella Apodaca
King City High School
San Jose State University - Theater

Joshua Berndt
Monterey High School

Adrian Clark
Pacific Grove High School
Monterey Peninsula College - Theater

Noah Conklin
Carmel High School
University of Oregon

Cherrie Paghasian
Monterey High School
Monterey Peninsula College - Theater

Mia Poletti
Carmel High School
Saint Olaf College - Theater

Yarelie Ruelas
Gonzales High School

CLASS OF 2019


Cesar Avila 
Anza High School 
Hartnell College - Music

Isaiah Boulware 
Pacific Grove High School 
Mt. San Antonio College - Voice

Gabrielle Flanders 
Ocean Grove Charter School
New York University - Dance

Ryan Hebert
Trinity Christian High School
Grand Canyon University - Business Administration


Luke Herzog 
Pacific Grove High School
Amherst College - Theater

Pablo Mendoza-Contreras
Gonzales High School

Mercedes Soto
Gonzales High School
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York - Theater

 

Christian Vela
Marina High School 
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York - Performing Arts

CLASS OF 2018


Victoria Favilla 
Salinas High School
Hartnell College - English

Tyler Koran 
Salinas High School
Hartnell College and Hope College

Lauren Yhip 
Salinas High School
Cabrillo College


CLASS OF 2017

 

Natalia Chambers 
Monterey High School 
University of California Irvine - Dance


Apolinar de Jesus 
Greenfield High School
University of California Santa Barbara - Theater

Madelyn Hendricks 
Anzar High School
University of California, Riverside - Theater, Film and Digital Production 

Claire Larson 
Notre Dame High School
California State University Monterey Bay - Environmental Studies 

Lisbeth Legapsi 
Salinas High School
Hartnell College - Violin

Mia Pak 
Center for Independent Studies, North Monterey County High School 
New York University - Drama

Claire Simmons 
York School 
University of California Irvine - Dance

Camille Warner 
York School
Muhlenberg College - Theatre

Delaney Watts 
Trinity Christian High School 
Texas A&M University - Songwriting

CLASS OF 2016


Kent Burns 
Carmel High School 
University of California Irvine - Drama

Sofia Brown de Lopez 
Stevenson School 
Loyola Marymount University - Theater

Muriel Dell 
Trinity Christian High School 
Azusa Pacific University - Vocal Performance

Malakai Howard 
Monterey High School
Monterey Peninsula College
University of California at Irvine - Drama 

Audrey Hungridge 
Monterey High School
University of California at Berkeley

Maddie Jewel 
York School
New York University - Drama

Kevin Matsumoto 
Stevenson School
The Relativity School, (now Studio School) - Acting

Lucy Robinson 
Salinas High School

Emma Satchel 
York School 
Monterey Peninsula College

Brianna Silkwood 
Monterey High School
Western Washington University - Dance

Hayley Yukihiro 
Pacific Grove High School

CLASS OF 2015 


Vanessa Aguilar 
North Salinas High School

 

Ian Clark 
Salinas High School
Northwestern University - Vocal Performance


Symphonie Constant 
Monte Vista Christian High School
California State University Long Beach - Vocal Performance

Paul Davis 
Trinity Christian High School 
Biola University - Acting and Directing

Konrad Ehresman 
Monterey High School
American Musical and Drama Academy, Los Angeles - Acting

Ireland McCartin 
Monterey High School
Monterey Peninsula College

Claire Moorer 
Carmel High School
Northeastern University - Acting

Jordyn Palma 
Trinity Christian High School
Biola University - Acting

Cameron Poletti 
Carmel High School
Saint Mary’s College of California and 
Art Center College of Design - Film

Joshua Reeves
York and Trinity Christian 
Monterey Peninsula College - Technical Theater 

Noah Reeves 
York School
California State University at Monterey Bay - Technical Theater


CLASS OF 2014


Evyn Essert 
Notre Dame High School
Monterey Pacific College and 
Paradise Valley Community College

Catherine Moreland 
Carmel High School
San Francisco State University

Miranda Perl 
Trinity Christian High School
University of Northern Colorado - Vocal Jazz

 

Shaquira Robinson 
Trinity Christian High School
Azusa Pacific University

Sofia Sarlat 
Monterey High School

Miguel Valdiva 
Alisal High School
Wabash College

Ashley Yukihiro 
Trinity Christian High School
Biola University

CLASS OF 2013


Lindsay Arellano 
King City High School
College of the Canyons and California State University Northridge


Ryan Barnes 
Salinas High School 
Monterey Peninsula College and Azusa Pacific University

Sara Gordon 
Pacific Grove High School
Monterey Peninsula College

Emily Hunter 
Santa Catalina High School
University of Southern California

Emily Phillips 
Pacific Grove High School
University of Alabama

Lana Richards 
Carmel High School
Connecticut College - Theater Direction

CLASS OF 2012


Bianca Castillo 
Gonzales High School
California State University, Fresno

Max Huston 
York School
University of the Pacific - Business

Cody Lee 
Pacific Grove High School
University of California, Santa Cruz 

Collin McDowell 
York School
Whittier College - Film