DONORS MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Historic $1MM COMMITMENT FOR JAIN ENDOWED SCHOLAR ESTABLISHED
BY DRS. JASVANT AND MEERA MODI AND HARSHAD AND RAKSHA SHAH
THE BHUPESH PARIKH STUDENT HALL & KUMUD PARIKH SCHOLARSHIP $150K
RICK STERLING'S LEGACY ADDS $90K TO MATH PROGRAMS
THE JOHN B. SMITH $2.3MM ESTATE GIFT FOR WOODWORKING STUDENTS
THE ANIL & SONAL DESAI SCHOLARSHIP FOR STEM & CTE STUDENTS $25K
Cerritos College New Product Development Class
Entrepreneur, Co-Founder Astanark, Inc.
Our CTE degree helped us start a business, Astanark, Inc. We've built hundreds of prosthetic hands for people in need.
We have endowed over $300,000 to The Cerritos College Foundation and we have plans to give more.
Political Science, Minor Economics, Stanford University
Future Occupation: Public Policy
Cerritos was the first place I discovered core truths about what I wanted and about who I am. Cerritos College has the resources and services to give people, from literally any and all walks of life, an opportunity. I hope you will help other students find their passion through your support.
President and CEO, Bristol Farms
The Center for Corporate Training exposes middle management teams to principles that help them better direct, communicate, and guide employees.
Engineering Design Technology
California State University, Los Angeles (B.S.)
In my first class at Cerritos, I was in complete awe, and before I knew it, everything was falling into place. Help our students find their destinations.
Associate profesor, Culinary Arts
The food service and hospitality industry in California has unlimited advancement potential for employees. It currently employs 1.7 million people with a projected growth of 10% over the next 10 years. Our culinary training prepares students to meet the demand head-on.
Woodworking Manufacturing Technologies
Training for a career in woodworking is critical for safe, accurate, and profitable results. We teach important safety and fundamental skills to help students get their foot in the door,
and they gain experience in the field. Practice, patience, and persistence!
2017 John Moore First Step Scholarship Recipient
ASN Nursing 2017
I cannot be a failure in life. I need to prove not only to my son but to myself that I can push through any obstacle and pursue a career. This scholarship and my education ensures that we can be financially stable.
Former Trustee and Foundation Donor
When I interview students for scholarships, I can personally relate to their challenges. They have a tremendous talent for success. With funding, they can achieve a step up.