Two high school students in Irvine has each won a $40,000 college scholarship from Edison International in their pursuit of a STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) degree. They are among 30 students from throughout Southern California Edison’s service territory who were chosen for their academic success and demonstrated financial need as part of the $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program.
Collin Adelseck, Arnold O. Beckman High School, Irvine
Collin’s interest lies in mechanical and computer science engineering. He is captain of the varsity soccer team and holds leadership positions for the Outreach for Orphans club.
Paiam Moghaddam, Woodbridge High School, Irvine
Paiam and a group of other local high school students developed and launched a nano-satellite in orbit. He works on the radio software team and monitors communications between the satellite and the ground station. He plans to major in computer science.