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Fohi senior receives $40,000 Edison scholarship in addition to $20,000 Dell scholarship | News

A Fontana high school graduate has been awarded two major scholarships which will help pay for his college education at UCLA next year.

Jimmy Salvador Contreras, who received a previously announced $ 20,000 Dell Scholarship, was also awarded a $ 40,000 Edison Scholarship recently.

Salvador Contreras is one of 30 students in Southern California to be named a 2022 Scholar Edison.

“Congratulations Edison Scholars 2022. They represent a diverse group of extraordinary students who plan to pursue STEM studies and create a better world,” said Pedro J. Pizarro, President and CEO of Edison International. “My friends and I are very proud that Edison International offers this support to deserving students. I wish them success in college and look forward to seeing how they plan to use their education. “Our industry can certainly use their passion and dedication as we work towards a clean energy future that is equal and affordable for all.”

Salvador Contreras plans to graduate in applied mathematics and minor in computer science.

He and other Edison researchers will be celebrated at a reception held at SCE headquarters on May 6th.



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