The trio are being honored by the Berkeley Community Fund for their “vision and steadfastness” in creating a news site that Berkeley citizens rely on.
Berkeley Promise is a new collaboration between the city of Berkeley, the Berkeley Community Fund and Berkeley City College.
The High Hopes scholars, who receive mentorship and financial support, will be honored at a ceremony Monday, June 12 at 6 p.m.
Along with the money, the students will receive one-to-one mentorship, financial literacy training, transition-to-college workshops and support from a college success coordinator.
Twenty-seven Berkeley High students who were awarded scholarships to college by the Berkeley Community Fund (BCF) were honored at the Berkeley City Club on Monday, June 8.