Chavez Scholars

Judging will take place Saturday, March 17, 2018.  Entries RECEIVED by March 14, 2018 WILL BE CONSIDERED!!


Date Time Location

Monday, March 12, 2018

6:30 - 8:00 pm


125 S Las Posas Road Unit 131

San Marcos, CA 92078

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm


1467 E H Street

Chula Vista, CA 91910

Wenesday, March 14, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm


2828 National Ave

San Diego, CA 92113

app buttonPrizes

Grand Prize:
$1000 + Laptop Computer

Other Prizes Awarded:

12th Grade - $500 + Laptop
(2 winners)

11th Grade - $400

10th Grade - $300

9th Grade - $200


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Grand Prize:
$1000 + Laptop Computer

Open to all Full-Time Community College
Students in San Diego & Imperial Counties



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All winners will be recognized at the 20th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Community Breakfast on Monday, March 26, 2018.  The Grand Prize winner will be invited to read their winning essay on stage.  All essay winners will be invited to attend the breakfast and a students-only audience with the keynote speaker.

Want to be an essay judge?  Register as a volunteer at the "Volunteers" tab above.

Judging will take place at the Day of Service on March 17, 2018.


Congratulations to our 2017 Chavez Scholars!

High School Scholarship Recipient Campus

Grand Prize Winner - $1,000 + Laptop

 Gustavo Gutierrez

Southwest High School

12th Grade Winners - $500 + Laptop

 Karla Corona

George Chavarria

 Monte Vista High School

Imperial High School

11th Grade Winner - $400

 Jorge De La Cruz

Lincoln High School

10th Grade Winner - $300

Jonathan Clark

Mt. Valley Academy High School

9th Grade Winner -    $200 

Jade Gil-Montesinos

Mission Bay High School

Honorable Mentions
Yvette Conde, Torrey Pines High School, 12th Grade
Giselle Lopez, Southwest High School, 12th Grade
Gerardo Gaspar, El Camino High School, 9th Grade
Corttney Crawford, Mt. Miguel High School, 11th Grade
Rhiann Glaudini, Mt. Valley Academy High School, 10th Grade

Community College Scholarship Recipient Campus

Grand Prize Winner - $1,000 + Laptop     

 Valeria Moran

Imperial Valley College

Honorable Mention
Annette Guerrero, Grossmont College

© 2018 San Diego César E. Chávez Commemoration Committee