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Our 2020 College Scholarship Winner: Alexandra Manzo

Meet Alexandra Manzo our 2020 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner. Congratulations, Alexandra! Alexandra won in this coronavirus pandemic, weird world, against 11 other excellent applicants (the highest quality I have seen in 10 years). I will meet with her and her parents for an “official” Starbucks picture and to give her the certificate and scholarship money. But, we will do

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Our 2019 College Scholarship Winner: Nathaniel Tran

Meet Nathaniel Tran our 2019 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner. Congratulations, Nathaniel!   Nathaniel will be attending Pomona College majoring in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. Nathaniel submitted two resumes for his scholarship application. Very clever, must read 🙂 Go here to see all the scholarship recipients since 2011. Enjoy! Most of what I try fails, but these failures are often invisible, while the successes

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“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” Movie Review

9 years ago A young Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites) figures out a way to meet with his father, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom).  But the meeting is less than satisfactory as Will is still cursed on the Flying Dutchman. But, Henry hatches a plan to break the curse:  Find Poseidon’s lost trident then he will control the seas and break his

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“Still Alice” Movie Review

Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) is a distinguished professor of linguistics at Columbia University and author of a world renown textbook on linguistics. At the youthful age of 50, Alice is mentally and physically active, eats healthy, is excited about her work as a professor and researcher, has a loving husband (John played by Alec Baldwin) and four adult children. And

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Movie Box Office Results January 20 – 22 2017

Split scares the competition to land at #1.   The top ten movies for January 20 – 22, 2017 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Split, $40.1 million, Total so far: $40.1 million #2:  xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, $20 million, Total so far: $20 million #3:  Hidden Figures, $16.25 million, Total so far: $84 million #4:  Sing, $9 million, Total so far:

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2012 Scholarship Recipient Seokho Hong Writes About His College Experiences

Seokho Hong was the Tracy High 2012 Carol Phan College Scholarship recipient. He has graduated from Stanford with a B.S. in Computer Science and plans to work at Cisco as a Data Scientist. To see Seokho’s winning entry for the Carol Phan College Scholarship….go here. Here is Seokho’s 2016 update on his experiences at Stanford and growing up. Thank you,

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Heather Norman

Heather Norman is our 2016 Carol Phan College Scholarship recipient. Heather will be attending BYU studying Nursing with a minor in Music. We hope to hear from Heather as she progresses in her college career. Update: Heather wrote a blog about her college experiences.  Click here to read it. Exciting times! Heather submitted this essay and video for her scholarship

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