The Pacific Grove High School Alumni Association awarded scholarships to the following: Daniel Boatman, $3,000; Arwa Awan, Anthony Berteaux, Yan Brown, Laurence Cefalu, Tim Mathews, Max Paris, Dean Randall, Sabrina Riffle, Sonia Silkey, Emily Stewart and Sydney Thompson, $1,000; Jenna Hively and Maggie Snyder, $500; Sophia Sorenson, $300.
Kyle Peerless has been named to the dean's list at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Peerless is a 2011 graduate of Carmel High School.
Amanda Palmer of Seaside graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Rice University in Houston.
Katherine Kihs of Seaside and Robert Miller of Carmel graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn.
Caroline Joslyn Felix of Carmel has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C.
The following students graduated from the University of San Diego: Laudan Alana Yavari of Carmel; Lani May Aquino Centeno of Seaside; Cara Maria Hernandez of Pebble Beach; Tara Nicole Johnson of Monterey; and Michelle M. Hustedt and Eduardo Navarro of Salinas.
The Fishwife and Turtle Bay awarded new millennium scholarships to the following: Jina Um, $2,000; Amy Mei, Ricardo Munoz and Max Paris, $1,000.
Jane Margaret Brunson of Carmel is heading to UCLA in September with a $10,000 scholarship from Jewish Guild Healthcare. She is one of 16 legally blind, college-bound high school seniors nationwide to receive the scholarships.
David Marangoni-Simonsen of Pebble Beach graduated with a bachelor of science degree in engineering from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont.
The Monterey High School Music Boosters is seeking used but playable musical instruments. Donations of instruments are tax deductible.
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Air Force Airmen Pedro Ayala and Scott M. Gattis have graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
Ayala earned distinction as an honor graduate and is a 2012 graduate of Alisal High School. He is the son of Rosa Arias of Salinas.
Gattis is the son of Kimber Fridey of Prunedale.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars 811 general membership meeting will be held 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the post at 3131 Crescent Ave., Marina. Members of other VFW posts may attend as guests.
For information, call 384-7668.
Babies recently born at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital include:
Savanah Joy Stroud, a daughter, born May 13 to Brian and Rachel Stroud of Salinas.
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