Scholarship named after Del Mar resident awarded to local teen
Lucas Weed, a recent graduate of The School for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SET), received The Robert Baizer Scholarship at the school’s graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 10, in Balboa Park. The scholarship is named after Del Mar resident Robert Baizer, SET’s first board chair.
Weed, who was co-valedictorian of his class this year, will attend the
“During my four years attending SET, I have grown and learned more than I imagined I would have when I was a freshman,” says Weed, who is a Clairemont resident. “I’ve been privileged with all sorts of learning opportunities, not only in the classroom, but outside the classroom through afterschool activities and programs outside the school through summer camp. Through these opportunities, I have obtained the tools and skills to help me in school and have been set up for college and beyond.”
The Robert Baizer Scholarship Fund was established in 2017 by the SET Board of Directors to honor the board chair emeritus of SET for the purpose of providing a merit-based financial scholarship to the graduating student who best exemplifies the academic, ethical, community service, and leadership principles of SET. The Baizer Scholar, the name given to the recipient of the scholarship, must enroll in and attend an undergraduate program at a community college or university. The Baizer Scholar is granted a one-time award of $2,000 to be used to cover the tuition and/or room and board fees at the recipient’s college or university. Weed was the first recipient of the award and is the inaugural Baizer Scholar.
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