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80 students receive Central Valley Dream Scholarship

Posted at 3:55 AM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 06:55:06-04

State Senator Melissa Hurtado launched the new Central Valley Dream Scholarship program by awarding 80 scholarships to students from across the Southern Central Valley.

The scholarships are dedicated to children of Central Valley farmworkers and each recipient received $1,000 for the 2020-2021 school year.

"We created the Central Valley Dream Scholarship program to help address systemic inequities and invest in young lives. We want to make the American Dream or 'El Sueno Americano' possible for all of our students and it starts with education." stated Senator Hurtado.