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Education Trust Awards are a Hit at Porter Middle School

As Principal Robert Marks announced the California GEAR UP Education Trust Awards last night, excitement could be heard throughout the the large crowd gathered at Porter Middle School during the 2010 8th Grade Award’s Night. It was the first year Porter was to hand out ten $2,000 Education Trust Awards and the many hundreds present, including families, teachers, and students, were all impressed with this years Education Trust Awards recipients. The ETA awards were just a few of the many awards students received throughout the night. This is historic. I have never witness so many scholarships of this amount given …

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Santa Ana GEAR UP Partnership Celebrates Trust Awards

The GEAR UP Santa Ana College GEAR UP Partnership is proud of the two intermediate school students, participants in Santa Ana College’s very successful Talent Search/TRIO program, who recently received State GEAR UP Educational Trust Awards. Santa Ana College recognized our two local recipients, Manuel Velasquez from Willard Intermediate, and Ricardo Franco from McFadden Intermediate, at their annual Santa Ana 2000 High School Scholarship Awards Ceremony on June 2nd. “Although these students are not yet in high school, including them in this ceremony with high school graduates and at the college, communicates to them and their families that these youngsters are …

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Congressman Miller Honors Franklin GEAR UP Students

On June 8, 2010 Franklin Middle School in Vallejo, CA will celebrate their California GEAR UP Education Trust Award recipients with a ceremony for students and families. Across the state of California, GEAR UP schools will be hosting celebrations for their ETA students, however, Franklin has a special surprise for this years honorees. Congressman George Miller has extended his personal appreciation for the hard work of the Education Trust Award students with a personal certificate for each student. Our kids LOVE being recognized from their congressman… they feel very proud of themselves, as they should. Thank you (California GEAR UP) …

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