PUSD: Would-Be Future Educators Awarded Scholarships

PUSD is cultivating its own homegrown crop of teachers, fueled by a new Educational Careers Pathway and fortified by college scholarships.

The first nine graduates of the recently created Educational Careers Pathway at John Muir High School Early College Magnet are now scholarship recipients, thanks to support from the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation and the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF).

The following recent graduates took an introductory course in education throughout the 2022-23 school year and have each received a $1000 scholarship to further their education: Kafshi Bennett, Jalen Birdsong, Javonnie Davis, Nathan Gonzalez, April Gonzalez Garcia, Maria Gonzalez, Richard Green, Samantha Orozco, and William Ross

The Educational Careers Pathway is a collaborative effort between PUSD, PEF, California State Los Angeles, Pasadena City College, Tournament of Roses, and the CFP Foundation which leads a “Go Teach” project.

John Muir High School Early College Magnet, 1905 Lincoln Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 396-5600 or visit www.pusd.us/Page/57.

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), 351 S. Hudson Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 396-3600 or visit www.pusd.us.








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