2019  AWARD LUNCHEON

The EEP Scholarship Foundation 2019 award luncheon was held on August 3, 2019 at the Goldy Lewis Center/Central Park in Rancho Cucamonga.  The theme was "Balancing Formal and Practical Education for 21st Century Learners."  Lisa Alexander, Advanced Placement Coordinator at Fontana A.B. Miller High School was the  special guest speaker.  Also,  former EEP  scholarship award recipients Jordyn Woods, a recent UCLA graduate who will be entering law school this fall, and Omari Beck,  second year Morehouse College student, gave us updates on their educational journey as well as encouraging words to the college-bound 2019 EEP recipients.  Our 2019  $1,000 scholarships were awarded to: Caliane Le (Rancho Cucamonga High School), Amber Polk (John Muir H.S. - Pasadena) and Brianna Spiker (Alta Loma High School).  Music was provided by Michael Haggins bassist/songwriter, and lunch was catered by Impressions Catering of Ontario.  Special thanks to Julie Tucker, Enterprise Holdings Foundation, and Cynthia Tampkins , California Women's State Warden and CRC for their generous support.

EEP Founders & Directors, Officers and Board of Directors 

The 2019 Evelyn E. Perkins Scholarship Foundation (EEP) Founders, Board of Directors and Members.  From left to right:  Pastor Marlon Jackson, Beverly Fore, Attorney Luella Hairston, Jocelyn Jackson, Danessa Jackson MBA,  Dr. Michelle Heard, Trudi Perkins, Kaly Davis, Kimberly Dennis, Alma Ward and Steven Saunders, Jr. (Dr. Norma P. Sublett not in photo)

2019 recipients - Calieane Le (Rancho Cucamonga HS), Amber Polk (John Muir HS -Pasadena) and Brianna Spiker (Alta Loma HS), with EEP founders and directors, Vice-President/CFO Danessa Jackson, President Michelle Heard and Secretary Tudi Perkins (end).

  A very emotional moment captured by photographer Glenn Loveless of one of our recipient's Moms.  Vice-President/CFO Danessa Jackson with Warden Tampkins (last photo).

EEP supporter Pat Williams and Warden Tampkins (lst photo), along with supporters Pearl Brown, Karen Joy and Josephine Jno-Charles (2nd photo) enjoying the 2019 luncheon at the Goldy Lewis Center in Rancho Cucamonga.

Bassist Michael Haggins and Special Guest Speaker Lisa Alexander from AB Miller High School in Fontana,  are presented award placques  from President, Dr. Michelle Heard (2nd from let) and Vice-President/CFO Danessa Jackson (far right).  EEP recipients are all smiles after receiving their award placques  and scholarships.

2017 Award Luncheon

The EEP Scholarship Award Luncheon was held at Mimi's Café in Rancho Cucamonga, Ca on August 19th, 2017.


Kyla Wheeler- Rancho Cucamonga High School- attending UCLA


Zoe Reyes-Alta Loma High School -attending UC Riverside


Mandee Wright-Chaffey College Jr. College


Kyla Wheeler and Zoe Reyes were awarded a $1000.00 scholarship to assist them with their educational expenses and Mandee Wright was awarded $500.00 to assist with her educational expenses. Family and friends of each recipient were among the attendees at the luncheon along with many of the EEP members. The emecee for the presentation ceremony was EEP Vice President Danessa Jackson.


EEP is honored to recognize these outstanding scholars who have overcome various obstacles in their lives in order to acheive their goals. These young people have chosen to tenaciously pursue their dreams and managed to excel in their academics in spite of diffcult circumstances. We applaud their efforts and offer a helping hand in the form of these scholarships.

*** Your tax-deductible donations allow us to continue providing these scholarships to these worthy students.

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2016 Award Luncheon

The EEP 2016 Scholarship Award Luncheon was held at Mimi's Café in Rancho Cucamonga, California on August 13, 2016.


Julie Grassan-San Pedro High School-Attending UCLA

Aastha Chaudhary-AB Miller-Attending UCLA

Isaiah Tadros-Rancho Cucamonga High School- Attending Cal State Fullerton

Leah Gonzalez- Alta Loma High School- Attending Chaffey College


Three of our recipients were awarded a $1000.00 scholarship to assist them with their educational expenses and our Third recipient was awarded $500.00 to assist with her educational expenses. Family and friends of each recipient were among the attendees at the luncheon along with many of the EEP members. The emecee for the presentation ceremony was EEP Vice President Danessa Jackson.


EEP is honored to recognize these outstanding scholars who have overcome various obstacles in their lives in order to acheive their goals. These young people have chosen to tenaciously pursue their dreams and managed to excel in their academics in spite of diffcult circumstances. We applaud their efforts and offer a helping hand in the form of these scholarships

FUNDRAISER LUNCHEON 2015

 

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS 2014

The EEP 2014 Scholarship Award luncheon was held at the Claim Jumper restaurant in Monrovia, California on August 15, 2014. The luncheon was attended by EEP officers and members, friends and the parents of each recipient. The recipients were Alexandria Jones from Rancho Cucamonga High School, Laurin Randle from Etiwanda High School, and Andrea McDermott from Alta Loma High School. All three were from the Inland Empire area and will be attending 4-year universities. This year EEP also gave its first junior college award to Donte McQueen who is attending Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga.



The 2014 Breakfast Fundraiser

Event was held in March at the Goldy Lewis Center in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. The successful event was well attended by both educators and business persons from various communities in the Inland Empire and Los Angeles areas. Our special guest speaker was Dr. Henry Shannon , Superintendent /Vice President of Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga, who shared some excellent advice and information on the educational climate of our schools and colleges and what we need to do to help prepare this generation of young people for the future. Dr. Shannon stressed the importance of education, particularly the need for higher learning if we are to have innovative and successful businesses and companies in the future, and be able to compete on a global level.

EEP 2013 Scholarship recipient, La Shyra Nolen, who is currrently attending Loyola Marymount, also spoke and updated everyone on her challenges and successes in her first year of college. La Shyra also shared that the EEP Scholarship for $1,000 was extremely beneficial for her with her college expenses (expected and unexpected), and that she appreciated the support of everyone from the scholarship foundation. She was accompanied by her mother and younger brother.

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Finally, contributions can be made throughout the year by mailing your donations to:


EEP SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

P.O. Box 714

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA 91729


You may also contact the H.R. (Human Resources) Department at your place of employment to establish

a monthly payroll deduction through United Way or Employee’s Contributions. This deduction can be

sent directly to this foundation which is a 501 (c ) (3) organization and your gift is tax deductible. Your

support is greatly appreciated. THANK YOU!