Edison International Awards $1.2 Million in Scholarships to High School Students

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

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Thirty high school seniors from the class of 2019 have been named Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships to dream big and power the future through science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) studies by Edison International, the parent company of Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle member Southern California Edison.

Sixty-three percent of the 2019 seniors will be first-generation college students. Each Edison Scholar will receive $40,000 — paid over four years — to further their academic pursuit of STEM fields at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university.

The 2019 Edison Scholars are:

Student Name

High School


Christian Alexandra

Hawthorne Math & Science Academy

Los Angeles

Carissa Castro

Edgewood High School, West Covina

Los Angeles

Hannah Chen

Gretchen Whitney High School, Cerritos

Los Angeles

Simran Chopra

Nogales High School, La Puente

Los Angeles

Ana Cortez

Pioneer High School, Whittier

Los Angeles

Andy  Cristales

South Gate High School

Los Angeles

Emely Gutierrez

Marlborough School, Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Ramzy Issa

North High School, Torrance

Los Angeles

Youngeun Kim

Palos Verdes High School

Los Angeles

Jesse Leal

California Academy of Math and Science, Carson

Los Angeles

Tina Li

Covina High School

Los Angeles

Alan Lopez Lopez

Lynwood High School

Los Angeles

Katie Richards

Santa Monica High School

Los Angeles

Benjamin Chang

Woodbridge High School, Irvine


Marley Hughes

Los Alamitos High School


Jimin Lee

Cypress High School


Karen Ly

La Quinta High School, Westminster


Daniel Lyzenga

La Habra High School


Lauren Mard

Valencia High School, Placentia


Nnaemeka Anyanwu

Santiago High School, Corona


Samantha Galvan

Heritage High School, Menifee


Huma Khan

Centennial High School, Corona


Carlie Lin

Vista Murrieta High School


Aylin Figueroa Uribe

Cathedral City High School


Jashandeep Lobana

Henry J. Kaiser High School, Fontana

San Bernardino

Jacqueline Wang

Etiwanda High School, Rancho Cucamonga

San Bernardino

Andy Garcia

Granite Hills High School, Porterville


Samantha Torres

Tulare Union High School


Jorge Acevedo

Fillmore High School


David Pulido

Oxnard High School



“I’m always impressed when I meet these students who have already accomplished so much academically and I’m hopeful for all that lies ahead for them and their families,” said Pedro J. Pizarro, president and CEO, Edison International. “We applaud these deserving scholars and know that these scholarships will provide financial support as they pursue their dreams.”   

With the addition of the 2019 Edison Scholars, Edison International has awarded an estimated $9.9 million in scholarships to 640 students through the Edison Scholars Program since 2006. 

Edison International is one of the largest charitable contributors in Southern California and its support of charitable causes, such as the Edison Scholars Program, is funded entirely by Edison International shareholders. SCE customers’ utility bill payments do not fund company donations.

To learn more about the 2019 Edison Scholars, visit on.edison.com/2019EdisonScholars.

About Edison International

Edison International (NYSE:EIX), through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power, as well as a provider of energy services and technologies, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities.

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