Gladiss Edwards Scholarship
When Pasadena High School separated from Pasadena City College and opened on its present site in 1960, the first Principal was Gladiss Edwards. Under the strong guidance and leadership of Mrs. Edwards,Pasadena High School became one of the most outstanding schools in California. The auditorium on campus is named in her honor – The Gladiss Edwards Auditorium. After her retirement in 1965, the Gladiss Edwards Memorial Scholarship was established in her honor and is awarded to the outstanding student leader of the graduating class.
Year Awarded To 1967 Dennis Gardella 1968 R. Wyatt Dietrich 1969 Mark Van Brussel 1970 David Sawicki 1977 Rhonda Moon 1979 Jane MacArthur 1984 Patricia Sencer 1999 Melina Nelson 2000 Tarnak Patanaittiku 2001 Colleen Yorke 2002 Diana Loera 2003 Tyler Parker 2004 Josh Deminter 2005 Myles Durkee 2006 Shannon Storey 2007 Caitlin Mitchell 2008 Jessica Rubio 2009 Jacqueline Flores Reyes 2010 Patricia Justafort 2011 Olivia Broslawsky 2012 Travis Jarjour 2013 Amy Ochola 2014 Roberto Vasquez 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Sarah Vance 2023 Angel De Jesus Rodriguez