Diamondbacks, Helios Education Foundation and AZ College Scholarship Foundation Introduce Scholarship Recipients

Posted by Community Relations Department on 8/22/2012

The Arizona Diamondbacks, in conjunction with the Helios Education Foundation and Arizona College Scholarship Foundation introduced the first eight scholars who will receive four-year college scholarships, August 11 at a pre-game ceremony.  Of the eight, three were Phoenix Union students-- Nancy Florez, North; Andres Morales, Trevor Browne and Jonathan Yamasaki, Alhambra.  Flores and Morales will be attending ASU, and Yamasaki, Northern Arizona.    Each of these students has participated in a college prep program such as Be A Leader, ACE, Gear Up,   and has demonstrated high academic achievement while overcoming personal obstacles, according to the Diamondbacks.    The Arizona College Scholarship Foundation, will continue to support these scholars via one-on-one mentoring and other career counseling.