Announcements

2020 Scholarship Awards

Our scheduled awards luncheon had to be canceled, but despite the fact that the celebration of the current scholarship awardees takes place against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the amazing achievements of our 2020 scholarship awardees cannot be dimmed. The academic success and the leadership skills this group has demonstrated is an excellent predictor of the roles they will play in the future of our community, our country, and the world. We congratulate you!

Click here for a list of the 2020 scholarship recipients.

The awards program is here.

Important Information Regarding the 2020 Scholarship Application Due Date and Instructions for Submitting

Due to the coronavirus concerns and school closures, the scholarship application timeline has been changed. Applications are now due to your school’s scholarship coordinator on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15 by EMAIL. All college-bound graduating seniors are encouraged to apply. Click here for application details. Please read instructions carefully as there are a few changes.

2020 Scholarship Quilt – “School Colors”

Tickets for the 2020 Scholarship Quilt are now on sale!

“SCHOOL COLORS” The lucky ticket will be drawn at the June 11, 2020 Division 58 meeting.

This Scholarship Quilt is the ninth quilt to benefit the Retired Educators Scholarship Fund. It represents all of the district high school colors. The quilt pattern is a starburst to represent the seniors who will be reaching out into the community and beyond after they graduate.

The quilt top was made by Division 58 members, Sandy Price, Jane Toro, and Janet Smith, and friends Barbara Gaffield, Joan Ellis and Tess.

Tickets are 6 for $5.00 and are sold at the WCCUSD Retired Teachers (CalRTA Div 58) monthly meetings. A quilt ticket request will be included in the 2020 Scholarship Raffle Ticket mailing. Tickets can also be requested by emailing wccrescholarshipfund@gmail.com.

The winner of the 2020 Scholarship Quilt “School Colors,” is retired teacher, Pam Davalos. Congratulations, Pam!

2019 Hawaii Trip Winner!

The Annual Benefit Raffle was held on April 4, 2019 at the Division 58 luncheon meeting.  Retiree Sherry Corolla was the grand prize winner of the trip to Hawaii.  Sherry is a long-time scholarship raffle donor and this was her lucky year.  Thank you Sherry for your support through the years and Congratulations – have a wonderful vacation!  For a list of all the winners, click here.

2019 Scholarship Awards

We are pleased to announce that thirty-four WCCUSD graduating seniors are receiving $2,000 scholarships this year.  Recipients will be honored at the CalRTA Division 58 luncheon on Thursday, May 23 at the Bay Cities Masonic Lodge, 5050 El Portal Drive, El Sobrante.  Students are asked to arrive at 11:15 for photos.  The luncheon begins at noon.  Congratulations to our students, and a huge THANK YOU to all who made this possible.

Click here to see the list of awardees.

2019 Scholarship Quilt – “Lightning Flash of Color”

Tickets for the 2019 Scholarship Quilt raffle are now on sale!

This beautiful quilt was designed and stitched by former scholarship board president, Janet Smith.

Tickets are 6 for $5.00 and are sold at the Retired Teachers (CalRTA Div 58) monthly luncheon meetings.  A quilt ticket request form will be included in the 2019 Scholarship Raffle ticket mailing. Tickets can also be requested by emailing wccrescholarshipfund@gmail.com

The lucky winner of the 2019 Scholarship Quilt, “Lightning Flash of Color,” is Mayra Flores, parent of 2019 scholarship recipient, Richmond High graduate, Ashley Villvicencio. Congratulations, Mayra!

2018 Scholarship Awards

We are pleased to announce that thirty-five WCCUSD graduating seniors are receiving $2,000 scholarships this year. Recipients will be honored at the CalRTA Division 58 luncheon on Thursday, May 17 at the Bay Cities Masonic Lodge, 5050 El Portal Drive, El Sobrante. Students are asked to arrive at 11:15 for photos. The luncheon begins at noon. Congratulations to our students, and a huge THANK YOU to all who made this possible.

Click here to see the list of awardees.

2018 Hawaii Trip Winner – Alex Johnson

The Annual Benefit Raffle was held on April 5, 2018 at the Division 58 luncheon meeting. In an incredible coincidence, Alex Johnson, the 2017 Hawaii winner, won the grand prize once again. Alex and his wife, Shirley, are both WCCUSD retirees. After 30 years with the district, Alex retired as a general maintenance supervisor. Shirley enjoyed her time in data processing, preschool, and as a community worker. They have been participating in the Scholarship Raffle for many years and are looking forward to another Hawaiian vacation. Congratulations once again, Alex and Shirley!

For a list of all the winners, click here.

2018 Scholarship Quilt – “Flying South”

Tickets for the 2018 Scholarship Quilt raffle are now on sale!

Flying South

This beautiful quilt was designed and stitched by former scholarship board president, Janet Smith, and her very generous quilt group. Over the past year they met to design and stitch the quilt and then donated it to the Scholarship Fund for this year’s fundraiser.

Tickets are 6 for $5.00 and are sold at the Retired Teachers (CalRTA Div 58) monthly luncheon meetings. A quilt ticket request form will be included in the 2018 Scholarship Raffle ticket mailing. Tickets can also be requested by emailing wccrescholarshipfund@gmail.com.

The winner of the 2018 Scholarship Quilt, “Flying South,” is retired El Cerrito High School teacher, Linda O’Connor. Congratulations, Linda!

2017 Hawaii Trip Winner – Alex Johnson

The Annual Benefit Raffle was held on April 6, 2017 at the Division 58 luncheon meeting.
Alex and his wife, Shirley, are both WCCUSD retirees. After 30 years with the district, Alex retired as a general maintenance supervisor. Shirley enjoyed her time in data processing, preschool, and as a community worker. They have been participating in the Scholarship Raffle for many years and are looking forward to their Hawaiian vacation. Congratulations Alex and Shirley!

To see the list of all of the raffle winners click here.