Jeff Yang Memorial Scholarship 533 Floral Park Ter South Pasadena, CA 91030

2007 Recipients

Eric Antonio Arevalo
Damien High School
University of Notre Dame

There is little doubt that Eric Arevalo will accomplish great things in his lifetime. He graduated with a 4.3 weighted GPA from Damien High School and was the Associate Student Body President, Team Captain of the Wrestling Team, and President of the Spanish Club. Eric also received numerous awards such as being named both the top student from the Science and Math department, AP Scholar, and Scholar Athlete of the Year.

He plans to double major in Pre-Medicine and Spanish at the University of Notre Dame. His decision was motivated by two factors – his personal struggle with Tourette’s syndrome and family trips to Nicaragua where he witnessed abject poverty first-hand. Both sets of experiences made him want to become “a doctor who volunteers part-time for those who lack medical insurance, adequate money, or a sufficient grasp of the English language.”

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