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Grads honored with Comcast award

Two Roseville grads earn scholarships
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Two Roseville graduates were honored at the California State Capitol on June 15 with a Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship. Jake Haakenson of Woodcreek High School and Micky DeFiebre of Valley Christian Academy each earned a $1,000 award. They were part of a group of 190 high school graduates from 104 cities saluted during the ceremony. The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship program recognizes high school seniors for their leadership skills, positive attitude, academic achievement and various community service activities. In 2011, the program will grant more than $2.1 million, recognizing more than 2,100 students attending high schools in Comcast communities across the United States. ~ Sena Christian