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    Carl's Jr. Awards $20,000 in Annual Scholarships to Hispanic High School Students

  • Industry News April 23, 2002
    ANAHEIM, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carl's Jr. has awarded 20 university-bound Latino high school students with $1,000 each through the Company's La Estrella Latina de Carl's Jr. Scholarship program.

    ``Carl's Jr. is proud and very fortunate to be in a position to help support education and reward the efforts of the students within our community,'' said Andrew Puzder, president and chief operating officer of CKE Restaurants, Inc. ``We congratulate the scholarship recipients and wish them every success in college.''

    The scholarship program, which is in its fourth year, honors Latino students who are selected based on academic merit, potential to succeed, educational and career goals and an essay about why he or she is a star in the community. Financial need and unusual personal or family circumstances also are taken into account. Recipients must reside in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside or Ventura counties.

    This year's winners are:

    Beatrice Amaya Fontana

    Johanna J. Amaya Pasadena

    Stephanie T. Calvillo Rialto

    Damian A. Carrillo North Hollywood

    Gabriel A. Cobo Moreno Valley

    Adriana Escalera Inglewood

    Mayra F. Flores Anaheim

    Oscar Gutierrez South Gate

    Jose R. Guzman Oxnard

    Hector Islas Los Angeles

    Diego J. Jacome Sylmar

    Celia Lizarraga Fillmore

    Maria P. Lopez Pomona

    Maria Mejia Anaheim

    Gustavo W. Olm Pasadena

    Jacqueline A. Palma Dana Point

    Maria E. Rodriguez La Puente

    Ricardo Sandoval Baldwin Park

    Karina M. Souto Glendale

    Veronica Vizcarra Los Angeles

    The La Estrella Latina de Carl's Jr. Scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a department of Citizens Scholarship Foundation of America, Inc. (CSFA). CSFA is a national, non-profit educational support and student-aid service organization.

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