Student wins national scholarship
Friday, May 8, 2015 —It was while he was sitting in Spanish class when Jacob Escobar, a Lassen High School senior, received big news that will shape his college education.
Escobar is one of 1,000 winners nationwide selected to receive the Gates Millenium Scholars program.
According to Escobar, 52,000 students applied for the scholarship funded by Bill and Melinda Gates.
Remembering the moment like it was yesterday, Escobar said it was April 20 when he received the email notifying him he was one of the winners.Add a comment