WHAT WE DO
The Sequoia Awards presents scholarships to high school seniors from the greater Redwood City area who demonstrate an extraordinary level of volunteerism and community engagement. We also honor one outstanding adult who exemplifies volunteerism in Redwood City.
Last spring, we made a last-minute decision to cancel our 2020 awards dinner in the early weeks of COVID-19. Unfortunately, our annual dinner will not return in 2021. We are making plans for a safe and celebratory recognition event to honor our 2021 scholarship winners and honorees. Once again, we have an impressive pool of
Thanks to our friends at the Fox Theatre for helping us get the word out on scholarship applications in a big way. The Sequoia Awards was built for and by the residents of Redwood City, and we have benefited greatly from the help of our friends, sponsors, and donors. But this might just be the
While continuing her studies at John Hopkins University School of Education, Cara is beginning her first year of teaching at Vanguard Collegiate Middle School in Baltimore, MD. Read more about how you can help her inspire and educate students in this underfunded urban school.