20 students receive Polster Scholarships from San Dieguito Foundation


The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Foundation is proud to announce that The Leonard & Edith Polster Scholarships for 2015/2016 have been awarded to 20 teens from North County San Diego. The awards were presented at a dinner for the students on Thursday, May 14, at the Del Mar Hilton.

Receiving scholarships were Vin Sean Cheng, Asia Martin, Angel Ortiz, Domitila Santiago, and Jesse Zamarripa from Oceanside High School; Juan Sanchez from Sunset High School; Angel Armstead and Jesus Manzano from El Camino High School; Lali Martinez Ibarra, Danny Salgado and Tomas Sandoval Aguilar from San Dieguito Academy; Luis Baez, Carmen Bautista, Kimberly Cordova, Ana Galvan, Victoria Garcia, Jose Guerrero Olea, and Abigail Rivera from La Costa Canyon High School; Jose Esquer from Torrey Pines High School; and Shane Coopersmith from Carlsbad High School.

The Polster family established the scholarship program in 1986, in Polster’s words, “to give something back to the community.” To date, more than 600 students in the San Dieguito, Carlsbad, and Oceanside high school districts have received financial support totaling more than $700,000 donated entirely by the Polster Foundation.

Other scholarships the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Foundation administers are: The Aulisio Family Scholarship; Scripps Memorial Hospital/Boys & Girls Clubs Scholarship; the Marty & Sharon Cooper Family Foundation; and the Jim Townsend Memorial Fund.

Visit bgcsandieguito.org/home/foundation.