Cheers West Edition


Malik Crenshaw, a senior at St. Bernard High School, has received a scholarship from SeaWorld for his essay describing his passion for marine life preservation and his plans to pursue a career in STEM fields.

The scholarship was borne out of a partnership between SeaWorld San Diego and the California National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). As part of this collaboration, SeaWorld sponsored an overnight educational camp for high school students interested in possibly pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math, which Crenshaw attended.

In his essay, he wrote about how his experience inspired him to care more about animals and environmental conservation, and to begin taking a marine biology class as an elective.

Kariann Hinds
Kariann Hinds

Karriann Hinds has been appointed to a public member seat on the California Board of Accountancy. The board is comprised of eight public members and seven who are certified public accountants.

Hinds has served as a consultant to the Public Policy Institute of Santa Monica College since 2015. She is also a member of the Los Angeles County Commission for Women, and earned a law degree from Loyola Law School.

Compiled by Anne Artley.

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