Armenian Youth Federation
Western United States
104 N. Belmont St. Suite 206
Glendale, CA 91206
Contact: Vicken Sosikian
E-mail: [email protected]
AYF Nanor Krikorian Scholarship Recipients are Chosen
Glendale – The Armenian Youth Federation `Garo Madenlian’ Public Affairs
Office announced Thursday that it has chosen the seven recipients of the
`Nanor Krikorian’ Scholarship.
Over 30 Scholarship applications, which were made available to all high
school seniors of Armenian descent, were received. After closely reviewing
all applications 11 finalists were called for interviews, of which seven
were chosen to receive scholarships.
The AYF provided a total of $3500 in scholarships to a total of seven
qualified applicants. The recipients were Hovik Dermenchyan of El Camino
High School, Talar Kharadjian and Marilyn Keoseyan of Granada Hills High
School, Victoria Shpak and Lucinee Tovmasyan of Montebello High School, and
Natalie Djabourian and Talar Gurunian of Mesrobian High School.
Each of the seven scholarship recipients have not only displayed commendable
academic achievements but have also held roles as activists in the Armenian
community, while displaying exemplary dedication to cultural, political, and
`The AYF prides itself in contributing to the education of the youth,’ said
scholarship coordinator Ani Garibyan. `We are proud of the recipients and
know that our investment in them will payoff with dividends to the Armenian
American community in the future.’
Now in its second year, the Nanor Krikorian Scholarship has awarded 16
graduating high school seniors of Armenian descent a total of $6100. The
scholarship is named after a young AYF activist, Nanor Krikorian, whose life
was cut short by cancer. Those interested in contributing to the expansion
of the scholarship can mail donations payable to AYF to 104 N. Belmont St.
#206 Glendale, CA 91206.
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