Happy birthday to my cousins Nicole and Robin!

My fundraiser for my May 30th birthday is the Shawn E Legacy Fund - Go to Darlene V. Griffin Willis Facebook page

California State University system announced their classes will be on line for Fall 2020

Keep following what UC San Diego will be piloting for the Fall 2020

University of San Diego announced they will be returning to school for Fall 2020

Scholars who need assistance or prep in academic courses can go to UC Scout On Demand for FREE!

Congrats to all seniors and scholars being promoted!  Special shout out to Marley Maduakolom and his Mom!

CB Tracy Scholars had an amazing finale program last Saturday - Keynote Speaker Attorney Ashley Grisham Kersey was amazing!

CB Poway Scholars Finale Program is tomorrow, May 18th at 5pm(PST) with Keynote Speaker, Actor and Director William Allen Young

We will be LIVE on the College Bound Programs Facebook page!

Thank you to Castlemont High School for inviting me to be the keynote speaker for their Virtual Class of 2020 Commencement in June 5th!

“The Please Be Fair Campaign” - Soft Launching

Companies, organizations or individuals who refuse to give back refunds or known for gauging consumers during this pandemic!

GOGO Charters - Atlanta, GA

Joann’s Fabric - Gauging prices on ethnic fabrics $30 a yard

Walmart  - Stockton, CA

United Airlines - unable to get through, not giving back refunds

Let us know if you have names and we'll post them on the list!


Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity San Diego Chapter


“The James O. Whaley Scholarship, “The Bert Richey Esq. Scholarship, “The Preston Kelly Scholarship, “The Roy E. Logan Scholarship, “The Charlie Carmichael Jr. Scholarship, “The Hon. Napoleon A. Jones Jr. Scholarship

AKA North San Diego County Scholarships


4 scholarships due June 30th

HCC/AMN Healthcare Scholarship



$2,000 scholarship - Seniors who plan to enter the field of healthcare upon graduation from college.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship


$1000 Scholarship - Deadline: 6/12/20

Juniors and seniors, to apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of 500-1000 words on the topic: Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice? Your submissions must be sent by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.

Golden Osas y Osos Scholarship https://www.ucbclaaofsd.org/scholarships.html

Deadline:6/15/2020 -2 $250 Scholarships Applicants must be Chicana/o or Latina/o, enrolled currently in a high school in San Diego or Imperial County, registered to begin studies at UC Berkeley in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021


Deadline: June 1 - The Kohlberg-Manacher Foundation ('KMF') provides academic scholarships and active mentoring to very ambitious, hard-working students from lower-income families in the Greater Boston and San Diego Communities.

Scholarships are up to $7,500 for each academic year and can potentially be renewed annually for up to 4 years. Awards are merit and situation-based and are granted without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.

"Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship Program - Deadline: July 31st


Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship - https://www.automotivehalloffame.org/scholarships/

Applications will be accepted February 1 – June 30. High School Seniors and college students, 3.0 GPA, official transcript, 2 recommendations, must indicate a sincere interest in an automotive related career, and demonstrate financial need.

Inspirational Message - Jessie Belle Rittenhouse 

“I bargained with Life for a penny,
And Life would pay no more,
However I begged at evening
When I counted my scanty store;

For Life is just an employer,
He gives you what you ask,
But once you have set the wages,
Why, you must bear the task.

I worked for a menial's hire,
Only to learn, dismayed,
That any wage I had asked of Life,
Life would have paid.”

Hope to see you tomorrow evening on our College Bound Poway Finale Program at 5:00pm (PST) on the College Bound Programs Facebook Page

Stay safe out there and God bless! 

 Jessie B. Rittenhouse

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