Nine high school graduating seniors, all residents of La Cañada Flintridge, have been awarded scholarships by the La Cañada Thursday Club, it was announced this week by Judith Cooper, club president.
The scholarship recipients were recently honored at a tea held at the club. Scholarships were awarded to Amanda Borland, Divya Goel, Sarena Lu, Nicholas Lupica, Brandon Nahigian, Megan Nathan, Janice Park, Melissa Pittson and Mary Young.
Amanda Borland is the daughter of Brad and Maureen Borland and is a student at La Cañada High School. She is a member of the California Scholarship Federation, the National Honor Society, is a National Merit special finalist, a Golden State Merit Seal recipient, was ASB vice president, and a member of varsity songs. She has earned her Girl Scout Gold Award and is the recipient of the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce Leadership/ Community Service Award. Amanda will be attending USC, where she plans to study business administration to pursue a marketing career in the entertainment industry.