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  • Nearly 40 students receive Pursuit of Excellence scholarships on SF Peninsula

    Jun 12, 2017


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  • Jerry and Dick Smallwood: Couple sets up scholarship fund, the gift that keeps on giving

    May 6, 2016


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  • Avenidas honors seven with 'Lifetime of Achievement' awards

    Feb 7, 2016


    Founder of POE, Jerry and Dick Smallwood, won the Avenidas Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016

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  • Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

    Jul 28, 2014


    'Pursuit of Excellence' grants aimed at needy students at four-year colleges

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  • Palo Alto scholarship program honors grads

    Jun 10, 2013


    Pursuit of Excellence, launched in 1985, to award $475,000 to 165 college students

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  • Home-grown scholarship program now helps hundreds

    Jul 5, 2012


    Started with one recipient in 1985, 'Pursuit of Excellence' grows with new generation

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  • Mountain View Voice: Students in need come to POE

    Aug 2, 2010


    by Jennifer Pence

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