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Two Manteca Central Catholic seniors earn scholarships
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Central Catholic High School will honor two Manteca seniors on Monday, May 17, for earning scholarships to colleges based on their academics and community service.

 Manteca native Sebastian Hernandez was recently named a National Merit Hispanic Scholar and was awarded a full ride to Arizona University.  Hernandez is the ASB President, a member of California Scholarship Federation, National Honor Society, Senior Ministry Team and a kicker on the CC Raider football team.  His father Vince is the Coordinator of Psychological Services for the San Joaquin County Office of Education and his mother, Risa, is a teacher at Sequoia Elementary School in Manteca.

 Earlier this month CCHS senior Allison Lenzora signed a letter of intent to play softball for Utah State in the shortstop position.  Allison is the daughter of Mike and Diane Lenzora of Manteca. 

The Lenzoras own Lenzora Sign Service of Manteca.  Allison, who is an honor student at CCHS, was recently voted the Outstanding Fine Art Student for all four years at CCHS. She is a key player on the CC Raider Softball team and volunteers for various charities through CCHS.

Manteca’s Bernados
Wins Scholarship
at William Jessup
ROCKLIN – Elizabeth Bernados was recently honored during William Jessup University’s annual celebratory chapel session designed to honor 39 students with various scholarship opportunities totaling $55,000.

The university is the only private residential university in the greater Sacramento region.

 Bernados received the Eleanor Hammond Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $400. The scholarship is given to a student committed to world missions and cross-cultural evangelism.

 Founded in 1939 by William Jessup, the University moved to Rocklin in August 2004.  WJU is the first and only WASC accredited private four-year university to have its main campus located in the greater Sacramento area, offering degrees in many different disciplines.

For more information, visit or call (916) 577-2200.

Quiwa takes first
in MHS talent show
Christian Quiwa took first place at the recent Manteca High talent show.

He led the competition with his performance of “Feeling Good.”

Nicole Nieto sang “White Horse” finishing in second place.

Joshua Bray played guitar. His “Metalbollica” was good for third place.

The talent show raised $400 in scholarships for MHS choir students.