Foundation Programs

The SUHI Foundation helping to fund or facilitate college scholarships and is providing support directly to Sweetwater High School. Current scholarships and projects include:

  • The SUHI Foundation Primary Fund – The primary fund of the SUHI Foundation awards an annual 4-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 per year. This fund also contributes directly to education programs that benefit Sweetwater High School faculty and students.
  • Sweetwater High School Special Projects – The SUHI Foundation is ready to help with special projects that benefit Sweetwater. Working with Principal Roman Del Rosario, the Foundation has and will fund requests for books, computer software and other teaching tools.
  • Alan Dodson Memorial Scholarship SUHI Class ‘68– This scholarship was established in memory of fellow classmate Alan Dodson. A 4-year scholarship is awarded in the amount of $3,000 per year. Student applicants must have lettered in a sport, must be accepted to a 4-year college and demonstrate a financial need to complete an application. An annual golf tournament is held in June and proceeds are building toward a scholarship endowment.
  • The Class of ’64 Scholarship – What began as a 1-year scholarship has evolved into a 4-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to $3,000 awarded each year. Students must apply to the Class of ‘64 committee, must be accepted to a 4 year college and demonstrate a financial need.
  • The Class of ‘63 Scholarship – A 1-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Students must apply to the Class of 1963 committee, must be accepted to a 4 year college and have participated in volunteerism or community service.
  • Kile Morgan, Sr. and Donna Wilcox Morgan Scholarship Fund: – Two separate scholarships were established in memory of Kile Morgan, Sr. and Donna Wilcox Morgan by their family. Each scholarship is for $3,000 per year per recipient. Student applicants must demonstrate a financial need, be accepted to a 4-year college and have an interest in community service.
  • The Linda F. Morasch Scholarship Fund – The Linda F. Morasch Scholarship Fund for graduating seniors of Sweetwater High School is a 4-year scholarship in the amount of $3,000 per year. Applicants must apply and be accepted to a California State University in one of the following majors: business or economics.
  • The Jess and Sharon Van Deventer Business Scholarship Fund -This is a 4-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 per year. Applicants must apply and be accepted to San Diego State University, majoring in Business.
  • Thomas M. Martinez Memorial Scholarship – The Thomas M. Martinez Memorial Scholarship for graduating seniors or graduates of Sweetwater High School is a 1-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 per student. Applicants must apply and be accepted to a 4 year college or university. Preference is given to applicants who are JROTC cadets during at least two years at Sweetwater and children of Veterans, but others also will be considered.
  • The Class of ‘76 Scholarship – A Committee of dedicated Class of ‘76 alumni created this scholarship to support a motivated student in their pursuit of higher education. This is a 1-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 per year.
  • The Ruth Anna and Louis F. Cable Memorial Scholarship - Former Drama teacher Ms. Dorothy Cable, who retired after 33 years of service at Sweetwater High School, established this scholarship in memory of her loving parents. This is a 4-year scholarship, in the amount of $2,500 per year.
  • “Mr./Miss Sweetwater” Ken Aramburo Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship was established in memory of fellow classmate Ken Aramburo (Class of 1994). This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a college-bound student who exhibits a high level of school spirit and exemplifies the “Mr./Miss Sweetwater” commitment and dedication through school leadership and extra-curricular involvement.
  • Project Letterman – This program was created in 2014 by a couple of dedicated SUHI teachers who saw an opportunity to motivate student athletes to excel both on and off the field. As of the 2016-17 school year, Project Letterman has awarded jackets to 58 deserving students and has set a goal to raise funds to recognize at least 25 in the upcoming year. More info about applicants and past recipients is available at https://www.facebook.com/projectletterman/
We’d like to thank our many Donors for their help in making the foundation thrive. Information about some of our scholarship students can be found here.
The SUHI Foundation is a non-profit public benefit corporation and all donations are tax deductible.