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Surprise Visits Come With $40,000 Edison Scholars Checks | Edison International

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With college admissions just around the corner, 30 Southern California students learn they've earned the coveted scholarship. For Ruben Santana, it was supposed to be just another day in his Carson High School band class, but this was not just any day. Ruben’s teacher called him to the front of the class and announced he was the recipient of a $40,000 Edison Scholars award to help fund his college education. Ruben, accompanied by a drum roll and the cheers of his fellow band students, accepted the oversized check from Edison International, parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE). “Coming from a large family and a low-income family, especially living with like seven people in the house, it’s just an honor to be awarded this scholarship,” said Ruben with his mother, Alicia, looking on. “It makes it so much easier not to have to worry about the money.” Read more: http://bit.ly/1Hn2e3Z © 2015 | 3BL Media/Edison International | All Rights Reserved