Tag: college scholarship

  • Our 2020 College Scholarship Winner: Alexandra Manzo

    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 […]

  • Our 2019 College Scholarship Winner: Nathaniel Tran

    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 […]

  • 2017 Scholarship Recipient Michelle Cho Writes About Her College Experience

    2017 Scholarship Recipient Michelle Cho Writes About Her College Experience

    Michelle Cho is our 2017 Carol Phan College Scholarship recipient.  Here is Michelle’s blog entry describing her first 9 weeks at Brandeis University. To read Michelle’s scholarship winning short story, go here. Thank you, Michelle.  We wish you the very best at Brandeis.  🙂

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

    “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 […]

  • “Still Alice” Movie Review

    “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) […]

  • “The Big Lebowski” Movie Review

    “The Big Lebowski” Movie Review

    “The Dude” Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) is an unemployed, very lazy, dude. One night as he returned home to his pathetic apartment (the rent is overdue) two thugs attacked him demanding money owed them by Lebowski’s wife, Bunny (Tara Reid). HUH??? The Dude is not married, and he certainly does not have any money. After one […]

  • Movie Box Office Results January 20 – 22 2017

    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: […]

  • 2012 Scholarship Recipient Seokho Hong Writes About His College Experiences

    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 […]

  • Heather Norman

    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 […]