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Denio’s awards scholarships to stellar students

Graduates earn $1,000 each for college
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Denio’s Roseville Farmers Market & Swap Meet recently awarded $1,000 Denio’s Scholarships to employees Marisa Mollera, Joshuah Kerby and Jessica Decoque. The award is given annually to young employees who excel in the classroom, show initiative while working at Denio’s and are active in community service. The three teens have worked in food service at Denio’s for more than a year. “What I loved about all three of these young people is they are extremely hard workers that are always eager to take on new job responsibilities and accept new challenges,” said Denio’s owner Ken Denio, in a press release. “(They) have been great role models for all our young employees. They demonstrate that same determination and willingness to learn in their school work and in other endeavors.” Decoque, 18, graduated from Woodcreek High School with a 4.02 grade-point average. She will attend Sacramento State and major in nursing. “Getting this award from Denio’s means a lot to me,” Decoque said. “I feel like all the hard work trying to reach my potential at school and as a Denio’s employee has paid off.” Kerby, 18, also graduated from Woodcreek High and will attend the University of California at Davis and major in business economics. “I really enjoy working at Denio’s, meeting a lot of different people and learning the true meaning of customer relations,” Kerby said. “It’s awesome that Denio’s is giving me this scholarship to help pay for my college education.” Mollera, 17, graduated from Del Campo High School. She will attend Sacramento State and major in Spanish. “I applied for a lot of different scholarships so it was really great to find out that I was chosen by Denio’s,” Mollera said. “Denio’s is like a big family to me. I’m very grateful for the opportunity to work at Denio’s and so thankful that they singled me out as one of the scholarship winners.” ~ Staff report