Laura Orozco, William Alferez awarded 2008/09 CGA Educational Foundation/Super A Foods Scholarship

Laura Orozco and William Alferez, both of Fillmore, have been awarded 2008/09 California Grocers Association Educational Foundation's Super A Foods Scholarships in the amount of $2,000.
Laura will attend University of California: San Diego this fall and major in Engineering. Her accomplishments include being the class valedictorian and a California Scholarship Federation member. William will attend California State University: Northridge this fall and major in Finance.
Annual Foundation scholarships are awarded to college students who are either employees or dependents of employees of CGA member companies, such as Super A Foods.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, evidence of outstanding character and leadership potential. Applicants must be planning to enroll as full-time college students in the fall of 2008 at an accredited, nonprofit college or university in the United States.
This year, the CGA Educational Foundation awarded 260 scholarships, totaling a record $314,000.
"We are proud to award college scholarships to these deserving students," said CGAEF President Ronald Fong. "We are encouraged by their desire, drive and determination to obtain a higher education and are grateful to assist in that cause."
Formed in 1992 as a 501(c)3 corporation, the CGA Educational Foundation is dedicated to providing educational opportunities and research programs that will benefit all segments of California's food industry. For more information regarding the Foundation and its programs, log onto or contact Brianne Korte, Manager, at (916) 448-3545.