BECA Awards 14 Scholarships to Outstanding Students

Author: Department of BECA
May 22, 2024

The BECA department is pleased to announce 14 recipients across nine scholarships.


The Dr. Herbert Zettl Award

The award honors the student recipients for the high quality of their academic achievement in the BECA department and provides the opportunity for them to devote full-time creative energy to the study and advancement of the art of broadcast and electronic communication in their senior year.

Awarded to Jeremiah Franklin and Kelly Duong.


The Anthony F. Torrano Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship provides financial support to benefit a Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts major who intends to pursue a career in Video Journalism.

Awarded to Corey Ray and Jarod Woodbury.


The Ronondo A. Johnson Memorial Scholarship for Audio Production and Music Recording

The award assists a promising student with financial need in the BECA program who is studying audio production, music recording, and music.

Awarded to Sebastian Robles and Asuka Yamamoto.


Beverly Johnson Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship assists a motivated, career-minded student with their career and educational goals in broadcasting.

Awarded to Jenize DeBorja.


Valerie Bailey Memorial Scholarship

The award supports students who inspire and uplift underserved communities in their approach to their studies and future paths within media arts.

Awarded to Kelly Duong.


Mark David Jones Scholarship

The award supports BECA students who reflect Mark's passion for music and its integration into a professional career.  

Awarded to Czarina Garcia.


The BAARC Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Bay Area Radio & Audio Media

The scholarship supports a BECA student with their education, providing resources to support that student as they begin their career trajectory.

Awarded to Casey Crews and Franco St. John-Silva.


Joseph De Francesco Scholarship

The award supports the merit and service of a BECA student.

Awarded to Jacky Chiu and Jeremiah Franklin.


Stuart Hyde Scholarship and Internship

The award supports students who will be pursuing or have completed an internship experience related to their major.

Awarded to Alexander Whittlesey.


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