Recent Scholarship Awardees

Congratualations

to the 2020 Scholarship Recipients

Tina Aleagha, Cal Poly Pomona

Aksharaa Baratan
Cal Poly Pomona

Joshua Bland, Cal Poly Pomona

Isabelle Birebent
San Diego State University

Yuseon Choi, Cal Poly Pomona

Asyeli Bolat
City College of San Francisco

Julian Herrera, Cal Poly Pomona

Madeline Cervantes
California State University Long Beach

Orlanda DePaz, Cal Poly Pomona

Sean Cornell
San Diego State University

Starla Hampton Cal Poly Pomona

Wendy Csifo 
Cal Poly Pomona

Hayley Ho, Cal Poly Pomona

Nguyen Dang
Cal Poly Pomona

Brandon Jenkins, Cal Poly Pomona

Martina Di Napoli
Cal Poly Pomona

Henry Lindstrom, Cal Poly Pomona

Lexi Effron
San Diego State University

Kristen Oakley, Cal Poly Pomona

Sergio Esteve Leal
University of San Francisco

Carolyn Odulio, Cal Poly Pomona

Grace Ferguson
California State University Long Beach

Jihye Park, Cal Poly Pomona

Jacob Fry
Cal Poly Pomona

Lea Scholz, Cal Poly Pomona

Rosine Garcia
University of San Francisco

Ameil Patel, Cal Poly Pomona

Andrew Gaytan
San Francisco State University

Monica Siasoco, Cal Poly Pomona

Nikki Gonzales
San Diego State University

Madeline Sin, Cal Poly Pomona

Paulina Gonzalez
Cal Poly Pomona

Allison Anderson

Irina Grigorian
Cal Poly Pomona

Alejandro Campos

Pengfei Guan
City College of San Francisco

Kelly Dunlay

Gizem Gur
City College of San Francisco

Corina Espinoza

Sophia Harris
University of San Francisco

Pearl Fang

Allen Heng
Cal Poly Pomona

Elizabeth Hayes

Dayna Hill
University of San Francisco

Jonathan Jou

Olivia Isidro
Cal Poly Pomona

Allison Russell

Estine Kim
Cal Poly Pomona

Gilbert Blayke Silveira

Hyo Joong Kim
City College San Francisco

Summer Thompson

Vivian Kong
Cal Poly Pomona

Isabella Widmann

Tran Le
San Diego State University

Julie Barrette

Allison Lee
Cal Poly Pomona

Jillian Tower

Dongyi Liang
Cal Poly Pomona

Rosine Garcia

Adrian Lim
Cal Poly Pomona

Sarinna Flores

Nicole Loseff
San Diego State University

Chuck Judd

Jason Lum 
San Diego State University

Angela (Ai Qi) Mak

Skyler Madrid
Orange Coast College

Jacqeline Hanson

Lily Manavi
University of San Francisco

Shant Guzelian

Diego Mares
Cal Poly Pomona

Mohamed Muheisen

Alexander Mastache
Cal Poly Pomona

Jessica Nunez

Mackenzie Miravet
California State University Northridge

Samantha Perez

Emily Mize
California State University Long Beach

Kevin C. Trieu

Athena Oanessian
Cal Poly Pomona

Kevin C. Trieu

Kaylyn O’Connor
City College of San Francisco

Jessica Nunez

Morriah O’Rourke
California State University – East Bay

Samantha Perez

Jay Patel
Cal Poly Pomona

Battulga Shirchingombo

Riya Patel
University of San Francisco

Battulga Shirchingombo

Denisse Sabrina Peng
Cal Poly Pomona

Jessica Nunez

Sandra Pesayco
San Diego State University

Samantha Perez

Selina Phung
Cal Poly Pomona

Battulga Shirchingombo

Victoria Scarbriel
San Jose State University

Kevin C. Trieu

Justin Shin
Cal Poly Pomona

Jessica Nunez

Lilly Silva
San Jose State University

Samantha Perez

Samantha Stapish 
Cal Poly Pomona

Battulga Shirchingombo

Leta Stock
California State University Chico

Kevin C. Trieu

Matthew Studer
Cal Poly Pomona

Jessica Nunez

Patrick Su
Cal Poly Pomona

Battulga Shirchingombo

Joshua Tenen
San Diego State University

Samantha Perez

Natalie Thé
Cal Poly Pomona

Kevin C. Trieu

Michelle Tsao
Cal Poly Pomona

Battulga Shirchingombo

Caio Viviani
City College of San Francisco

Samantha Perez

Mai Vo
San Francisco State University

Jessica Nunez

Brianna Welton
University of San Francisco

Jessica Nunez

Charlotte Wong
Cal Poly Pomona

Kevin C. Trieu

Brooke Wright
Cal Poly Pomona

Samantha Perez

Maria Zambrano
Cerritos College

Hilda Watson Gifford Memorial Award

Each year the Foundation recognizes the outstanding scholarship applicant with an award in honor of Hilda Watson Gifford.

Hilda was the first female graduate of the Cornell Hotel School and first director of the Hotel & Restaurant Department at City College of San Francisco. She was a lifelong advocate and crusader for culinary arts and hospitality management education.

2019 Recipients:

Eunice Cincotta, Orange Coast College (not pictured)
Sabrina Luk, Cal Poly Pomona

Mohamed Muheisen

Recent Recipients of the Award:

  • 2018 Mohamed Muheisen, SFSU
  • 2017 Sarinna Flores, CCSF
  • 2016 Monica Bolanos, SDSU
  • 2015 Fion Hu, SFSU
  • 2014 Stephanie Marinese, CCSF
  • 2013 Mario Jaramillo, Cal Poly
  • 2012 Michelle Dewez, SDSU
  • 2011 Alyssa Andrade, USF
  • 2010 Rebecca Kinney, CCSF
  • 2009 Sean Van Straatum, Cal Poly
  • 2008 Erin Masho, Cal Poly
  • 2007 Jessica Johnson, USF and Ryan Shepherd, CCSF
  • 2006 Amy Peterson, USF
  • 2005 Ida Eng, CCSF
  • 2004 Teri Dien, CCSF
  • 2003 Margaret Lyeth, USF
  • 2002 Ma’hias Kowalski, USF
  • 2001 Timothy Andre, SFSU