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2021 Scholarship Animal Project


Noelia Cruz-Chavez, Santa Maria FFA

$1,000 SCHOLARSHIP IN 2021

Noelia recently graduated from Santa Maria High School near the top of her class of over 650 seniors!  She juggled rigorous classes including Advanced Placement courses, advanced core electives, and volunteered her time to serve our community.  She also played varsity basketball and tennis and was recognized as a Scholar Athlete. 

In addition to these achievements, both academic and athletic, she has been a full member

and leader in the nationally recognized SMHS FFA program, excelling to lead others in both the Sheep and Goat Showmanship Team.  Noelia raised a market goat for the last four years to show at the Fair and is a member of Future Farmers of America. 


Noelia is a first-generation college student and is headed off to UCLA this Fall.  She is majoring in human biology and plans to pursue a career in the medical field. 


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