Castro Receives Scholarship for Semester in Germany

Livermore High School student Brian Castro will spend a semester next year living with a host family in Germany as part of the ASSE International Student Exchange Program. Castro has been awarded a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. and German governments, to cover the costs of the exchange program. He will be one of 50 American high school students traveling to Germany in January 2021.

Alabama Honors Tri-Valley Students

Melissa Madera, from Dublin, was named to the Presidents List at the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for the spring semester with a 4.0 grade point average. Four other students from the Tri-Valley area were named to the Dean’s List, with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, including Trevor Ibanez, from Pleasanton, and Deema Afana, Sean Haggerty, and Jarrett Powell, all from Livermore.