Edison International Awards Six Inland Empire High School Students with $40,000 Scholarship
Edison International Awards 30 Southern California High School Seniors $1.2 Million in Scholarships
Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, has announced the names of 30 southern California high school seniors awarded $1.2 million in scholarships to support their dreams to make a difference in the world through the study of science, technology, engineering or math — known as STEM. Six of the students attend Inland Empire schools.
Each Edison Scholar will receive $40,000 — paid over four years — to further their academic pursuit of STEM fields at a four-year accredited college or university.
The 2018 Inland Empire Edison Scholars are:
- Travis Caldwell, Oak Hills High School
- Winnie Huang, Kaiser High School, Fontana
- Shanni Lam, Colony High School, Ontario
- Deema Nasla, Oak Hills High School
- Alexandra Ortega, Fontana High School
- Joshua Rodriguez, Ayala High School Chino Hills
“Edison International congratulates these exemplary scholars,” said Pedro Pizarro, president and CEO of Edison International. “We are proud to support their academic success and their families’ commitment to education. We believe these Edison Scholars will use their STEM studies to make a real difference in our communities.”
Edison International is one of the largest charitable contributors in Southern California and its support of charitable causes, such as the Edison Scholars Program, is funded entirely by Edison International shareholders. SCE customers’ utility bill payments do not fund company donations.
To learn more about the 2018 Edison Scholars, visit on.edison.com/2018EdisonScholars.
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About Edison International
Edison International (NYSE:EIX), through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power, as well as a provider of energy services and technologies, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities.