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Thanks to Climate Magazine for highlighting our 2021 Sequoia Awards winners in their June issue. We’re so fortunate to have a great local magazine committed to celebrating the best of Redwood City. You can view the issue here: https://climaterwc.com/current-issue/
This month, we’d like to shine a spotlight on the Alice W. Coghlan R.N. Scholarship, sponsored by the Bizzarro and Howard families. Since 2018, Liza & Frank Bizzarro and Diane & Dr. Steven Howard have teamed up to fund this student scholarship as a way to promote volunteerism and the pursuit of medicine. The scholarship
Congrats to another member of the Sequoia Awards class of 2017. Ryan Traynor checked in to let us know he recently graduated from USC with a degree in Business of Cinematic Arts and already is working in his field. We are so proud of all our alumni!
Congratulations to our 2017 Outstanding Student of the Year Karolina Soto Villa on her graduation from UC Merced. We are so proud of her, and we know she will put her BA in Public Health to good use helping others. We love hearing from our Sequoia Awards alumni. Keep in touch and let us know
It’s a five-way tie! For the first time in our 30-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
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
This month, we’re delighted to spotlight a long-term sponsor, San Mateo Credit Union (SMCU). Founded in 1952, SMCU is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial institution committed to the financial and overall wellness of their members and the communities they serve. They live that commitment through their support for local organizations and efforts that improve the quality
Happy New Year! We’re delighted to feature long-term gold level sponsor Lyngso Garden Materials, Inc. as our January Sponsor of the Month. Lyngso was founded in the early 1950s by John and Mary Lyngso. To this day, the company remains a family-run business. Located in San Carlos, Lyngso offers everything from sands, pebbles, and boulders
This month, we’re pleased to feature the team of two platinum-level sponsors, Danford Fisher Hannig Foundation and Hannig Law LLP. As one of the early Sequoia Award founders, Ted Hannig donated his services to establish The Sequoia Awards as a non-profit corporation, and we thank him for his long standing support since the very first
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