Every year, the Penn Club of Northern California awards Book Scholarships to current students from
the Bay Area. For each paid membership, $5 goes towards the program and contributes to the education
of a local Penn student. The awards recipients must reside in the Bay Area and are selected by the
University of Pennsylvania following Ivy League policies for scholarship eligibility.
If you would like to make additional contributions towards our scholarship program,
please click here.
2012 - 2013 Recipients
Class of 2013, College of Arts and Sciences, Majoring in Economics with Minors in International
Relations and Classical Studies. Guanyuan is from Mountain View.
Class of 2015, College of Arts and Sciences. Jessica is from Stockton.
Kendrick thanks our local alumni for their support. She is studying Engineering and is from San
Class of 2014, College of Arts and Sciences studying Logic, Information and Computation. He is active
in Penn's branch of Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, Vice President of Communications for the Penn
Philippine Association and works at Penn as a Helpdesk Manager and IT Technician. Ronald is from South
San Francisco and attended St. Ignatius College Prep.
Peter "Bear" St. Michael
Freshman in the Class of 2016, College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in Mathematics. He played football,
judo and track and field in high school and walked onto the heavyweight crew team at Penn. His career
goals are to gain a graduate degree in education, hopefully at Penn, to be a teacher and eventually start
his own school.
Greyson is a junior the College, majoring in philosophy. He is particularly interested in the nature of
consciousness and the philosophy of personal identity. Greyson attended York School in Monterey.
2011 - 2012 Recipients
Jesus E. Fuentes
Class of 2015, pre-med with major in Biological Basis of Behavior, hoping to sub-matriculate with Graduate
School of Education. Involved with the Education Society and is Co-Chair Programming for the United Minorities
Council board. From Stockton, attending Weston Ranch High School.
Class of 2015, major Biological Basis of Behavior, minor Hispanic Studies. Starting Neuroscience Research in
the Abel Lab. Involved with Penn Cru leadership team and Co-Chairs Natives at Penn. From San Jose, attended
Valley Christian High School.
2010 - 2011 Recipients
Class of 2011, College. Walnut Creek, Maine Township High School East.
Class of 2013, Engineering. San Francisco, Galileo Academy of Science and Technology
Class of 2014, College. Geyserville, Healdsburg High School.
Class of 2014, College. Hillsborough, Saint Ignatius College Prep.
2009 - 2010 Recipients
Class of 2012, College. San Jose, Lynbrook High School.
Class of 2103, Wharton and College. San Francisco, Philip and Sala Burton Academic High School.
Class of 2013, Wharton. Concord, College Prepatory School.
Sara Van Craeynest
Class of 2010 (Dec), Nursing. Novata, San Marin High School.
2008 - 2009 Recipients
Class of 2010, College. San Francisco, French American International High School.
Class of 2090, College. Oakland, Head Royce High School.
Class of 2012, College. Castroville, North Monterey County High School.
Class of 2011, College. Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg High School.
2007 - 2008 Recipients
Class of 2008, Nursing. Santa Rosa, Montgomery High School.
Class of 2011, College. San Francisco, Lowell High School.
Class of 2010, Wharton. Martinez, College Park High School.
Class of 2009, College. San Jose, Piedmont Hill High School.
2006 - 2007 Recipients
Class of 2008, College. Sunnyvale, CA 94089. Aneta is a junior pursuing pre-med as an architecture
major. She is active in dorm government, community service, and is a Resident Assistant. Aneta is
from Sunnyvale and attended Fremont High where she played basketball and volleyball.
Class of 2008, Wharton. San Francisco, CA 94122. David is a junior in Wharton, majoring in actuarial
science and finance. He is from San Francisco and attended the French-American School.
Ao (Arthur) Xu
Class of 2010, SEAS. Santa Clara, CA 95051. Arthur is a freshman studying engineering and is involved
in Engineering Without Borders, Reach a Peer Help-line, and ballroom dancing. He attended Wilcox High
in Santa Clara.
Class of 2008, College. Yulia is from San Francisco and attended SF University High. A junior, Yulia
is pre-med majoring in Spanish. She is a captain on Penn's tennis team and was selected first team
all-ivy in both singles and doubles.
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