San Luis Obispo
First 5 of SLO County invests in early intervention and school readiness services so that when children are ready for kindergarten, they are healthy and ready to learn, a news release said.
Each month, First 5 selects an organization to nominate one of their members to be the recipient of the Hands on Hero award.
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Marquis is a coordinator for Assistance League’s Operation School Bell program in North County. This school year, Operation School Bell clothed over 2,300 students in need with new school clothes throughout SLO County.
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Western State Colorado University’s Select Scholarship program recognizes high school students who have performed well in academics, according to a news release. The scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition scholarship valued at $53,244.
Madeline Baxstresser of Paso Robles was named to the fall 2017 Dean’s List at the University of Dallas in Texas for earning a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher. Baxstresser is majoring in philosophy.