In addition to the scholarships, the Rotary Club of Montecito Foundation sponsored the April luncheon at SBCC during which the presentations were made. The funds will be awarded to the students through the Foundation for SBCC.
SBCC offers a variety of programs and courses in career technical education. These include short-duration Skills Competency and Departmental Award programs, Certificates of Achievement and two-year Associate in Science Degree programs. Subject areas include Business Education, Health and Human Services, Media Arts and Technologies.
Front row (left to right)
Rosette Strandberg, Vocational Nursing Co-Chair
Ulyana Biloskurska, Vocational Nursing scholarship recipient (Santa Barbara resident)
Nathaniel Grotenhuis, Film and Television Production scholarship recipient (Goleta resident)
Allison Vissonti, former SBCC Chinese language student and luncheon guest
Chen-Chuan Li, Chinese Language faculty
Mayra Carvujul, Chinese language scholarship recipient (Lompoc resident)
Gabrielle M. De Sevilla, Cosmetology scholarship recipient (Buellton resident)
Griselda Rosas, Cosmetology Chair
Murray Ray, Rotary Club of Montecito President
Kati Buehler, Rotary Club of Montecito Vocational Service Committee
Shannon McCully, Diagnostic Medical Sonography recipient of Martin and Julia Koobatian Scholarship (Port Hueneme resident)
Back Row, Left to Right:
Michelle Gottwald, Associate Degree Nursing Chair
Natasha Holmstrom, Associate Degree Nursing recipient of Rotary Foundation President’s Scholarship (Santa Barbara resident)
Stephen DaVega, Film and Television Production faculty
Samuel Malone, Chinese language scholarship recipient (Placerville, CA)
James Fenkner, Chinese language scholarship donor
Glenn Troub, Automotive faculty
Darwin Pacheco, Automotive scholarship recipient (Santa Barbara resident)
Jay Chotirmal, Entrepreneurship scholarship recipient (Santa Barbara resident)
Danielle Terveen, Radiographic and Imaging Sciences faculty
Eyasu Asfaha, Radiography scholarship recipient (Santa Barbara resident)
About Santa Barbara City College
Founded in 1909, Santa Barbara City College currently serves more than 20,000 credit and 13,000 non-credit students annually. In 2013, SBCC was named national co-winner of the prestigious Aspen Institute Prize for Community College Excellence. The college was recognized for its quality and focus in four areas: facilitating underrepresented and minority student success, student learning outcomes, degree completion and transfer rates, and labor market success in securing good jobs after college.
Our Mission: As a public community college dedicated to the success of each student…Santa Barbara City College provides students a diverse learning environment that inspires curiosity and discovery, promotes global responsibility and fosters opportunity for all.