Southwest grad wins SCAG scholarship

Recent Southwest High School graduate was awarded on of 10 scholarships from the Southern California Association of Government. He plans to attend California State University San Bernardino this fall. COURTESY PHOTO

EL CENTRO — Recent Southwest High School graduate Mariano Peinado, was Imperial County’s recipient of the Southern California Association of Governments 2019 scholarship.

Peinado, who is the son of Imperial County Public Health Department information officer Maria Peinado, will receive $4,000 in financial support and participate in a two-week internship with SCAG or a local planning agency.

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