Angelina Smerdon

West Valley Early College High School
Redding, CA

Angelina Bettes is a tenacious, capable, and determined student. She graduated a semester early from high school in December of 2022, all while working concurrently on college courses. By the end of the 2023 spring semester, Angelina completed and received her Associate’s Degree in Social Science from Shasta College. She has been accepted and plans to attend California State University Chico, where she will complete her Bachelor’s Degree in multicultural and Gender Studies by the 2025 spring semester.

Scholarships Awarded in 2023: Your First Scholarship

In Your First Scholarship, an award for those who have never before won a scholarship, we will be walking you through all the steps of the application process, providing the best tips and tricks, and essentially, leaving you with a refined "toolbox" for you to use in all your future endeavors—from academic to professional.