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Joel Lopez honored by Padres Scholars program


Last updated 6/26/2008 at Noon

The 14th class of Padres Scholars included Fallbrook’s Joel Lopez.

Lopez was recognized as one of the recipients of the scholarship prior to the San Diego Padres’ June 8 game at Petco Park. “We were very excited about it,” said his mother, Elizabeth Lopez. “We are so proud of him.”

Although Joel, who graduated from Potter Junior High School on June 13, will not be able to use the scholarship unless he attends a four-year university and maintains other standards over the next four years, the $7,000 he was given will accrue interest during that time.

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