Briana Kaler - Governor of the Southern California Junior Optimist District.

Seven college bound graduating Seniors, members of the Canyon Crest Academy's Junior Optimist Club during their high school years, walked away with scholarships at the Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Canyon Crest Academy Dollars For Scholars (CCADFS) Awards event.

Briana Kaler, President of the Canyon Crest Academy Junior Optimist Club, and Governor of the Southern California Junior Optimist District, was presented a Del Mar - Solana Beach Optimist Club sponsored and funded scholarship.

Briana will attend the University of California - Berkeley following graduation.

Adrienne Rozells, Canyon Crest Academy Junior Optimist Club Vice President, and Lt. Governor of the District, was recognized with a Dollars For Scholars Achievement Award. Kira Sedayao received the Hansen's Award Scholarship. Margo Kersey took the CCADFS Alumni Award. Sandra Sandria was selected as the recipient of the CCADFS Board of Directors Award.

Also winning scholarships were past club members Sarah Du and Bianca Hung.

The second Del Mar - Solana Beach Optimist Club sponsored scholarship was presented to Tanvi Shah who does research and analysis at the Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and plans a career in that field.

For more information on Optimist Clubs and Junior Optimist Clubs visit the optimist.org website.