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.
It’s a five-way tie! For the first time in our 31-year history, The Sequoia Awards awarded five students its prestigious Outstanding Student Award. The award carries a scholarship of $16,000 per student. The 2021 Outstanding Student Award winners are: Ashley Barraza-Cazares, Sequoia High School (sponsored by Nintendo of America) Janet Lara Alvarez, Sequoia High School (sponsored by the Pete
This month, we’re delighted to highlight a wonderful long-standing sponsor, the Welch-Everett Family Trust. Ed Everett and Mary Welch have had a love for The Sequoia Awards that has spanned several decades. Ed was the City Manager in Redwood City and Mary was the HR Director for San Mateo County, each for over 15 years. Both
We’re pleased to spotlight our March Sponsor of the Month W. L. Butler. Founded in 1975, W. L. Butler is a full-service general contractor committed to “Building What Matters” by creating relationships and providing superior quality and services that exceed expectations. They build for virtually every sector of the economy with a client list that