OHS Senior Saul Sandoval wins the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship

Oceanside High School has a Winner!

OHS Saul Sandoval,  Gates Millennium Scholar for 2015

OHS Saul Sandoval, Gates Millennium Scholar for 2015

One of only 1,000 high school seniors nationwide, Oceanside High student Saul Sandoval has been selected as a Gates Millennium Scholar for 2015.  He is the third winner from OHS.  Will Tate, current student at USD, was selected in 2013, and Janeth Lopez, recent graduate of UCSD, was awarded the prestigious honor in 2010.
The Gates Millennium Scholarship is a nationwide, full-ride scholarship to any school of Saul’s choosing, including post-graduate education.  With a 3.8 grade point average, he will be attending Pepperdine University majoring in Biology with the intent to go to Medical school and become a plastic surgeon.  Saul wants to get involved with the Doctors Without Borders program.
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Saul is an exceptional young man and most deserving winner. He was named a Simon Scholar in 2013, is a member of the OHS National Honor Society and plays on the Pirates’ varsity baseball team.  
“His accolades inspire his peers.  But it’s his concern for others and unfaltering determination that makes him one of the most memorable students to walk on our campus,” said Stephanie Farquhar, OHS AVID Coordinator. 
Saul Sandoval, Sr, SS

Saul Sandoval, Sr, SS