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Gladiss Edwards Scholarship

Black and white photo of Gladiss Edwards
When Pasadena High School separated from Pasadena City College and opened on its present site in 1960, the first Principal was Gladiss Edwards.  Under the strong guidance and leadership of Mrs. Edwards,Pasadena High School became one of the most outstanding schools in California.  The auditorium on campus is named in her honor – The Gladiss Edwards Auditorium.  After her retirement in 1965,  the Gladiss Edwards Memorial Scholarship was established in her honor and is awarded to the outstanding student leader of the graduating class.

Year         Awarded To        
1967 Dennis Gardella
1968 R. Wyatt Dietrich
1969 Mark Van Brussel
1970 David Sawicki
1977 Rhonda Moon
1979 Jane MacArthur
1984 Patricia Sencer
1999 Melina Nelson
2000 Tarnak Patanaittiku
2001 Colleen Yorke
2002 Diana Loera
2003 Tyler Parker
2004 Josh Deminter
2005 Myles Durkee
2006 Shannon Storey
2007 Caitlin Mitchell
2008 Jessica Rubio
2009 Jacqueline Flores Reyes
2010 Patricia Justafort
2011 Olivia Broslawsky
2012 Travis Jarjour
2013 Amy Ochola
2014 Roberto Vasquez
2022 Sarah Vance
2023 Angel De Jesus Rodriguez