The Dorothy Mary (Wark) and Joseph Anton Schaertle Memorial Scholarship
This endowment was established by David Q. Wark as a perpetual memorial to his sister Dorothy Mary (Wark) and her husband Joseph Anton Schaertle.
Dorothy was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1910. Her family moved to Pasadena in June 1921 and both Dorothy and her brother were educated in the Pasadena public schools. Dorothy passed away in April 1995. Dorothy’s husband, Joseph Schaerti, was born in Montana in 1902. At the age of 25 he moved to theLos Angeles area where he met Dorothy. Dorothy and Joseph were married in 1932 and continued to live inSouthern California until Joseph’s death in June 1982.
The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize a graduating senior who has demonstrated honesty, involvement, academics, responsibility, and dedication to future schooling.
Year Awarded To 2002 Richard Abbott 2003 Cameron Mitchell 2004 Leslie Greer
2005 Diana Lo 2006 Elvia Vargas 2007 Victoria Manuel 2008 Elaina Present 2009 Sierra Senzaki
2010 Marlene Belmar 2011 April Nishinaka 2012 Samuel BBatisla-Ong 2013 Hannah Habel
2014 Carmen Robles Cid 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Ashly Castillo Gonzalez
Michelle Cortez Peralta