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Vasquez Rodriguez awarded $1,000 Northgate scholarship


Last updated 7/9/2020 at 2:08am

Edgar Vasquez Rodriguez, left, Fallbrook High School scholarship winner, poses with Principal Narciso Iglesias and a mock-up of the $1,000 check presented by Northgate Market.

FALLBROOK – Edgar Vasquez Rodriguez, a graduate of Fallbrook High School, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship for migrant education students by Northgate Market.

Vasquez Rodriguez is from Guatemala and arrived in Fallbrook in December 2017. Maricela Garcia, program advocate for migrant education at FHS, said, "Edgar is a student who works hard and is very responsible. When Edgar started FHS, he knew that it was not going to be easy being in a new country and his biggest obstacle was this new language, English."

Garcia said that Vasquez Rodriguez enrolled in ESL night classes at Palom...

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