At the 2013 Ontario Mayor’s Gala hosted by the Esperanza Scholarship Foundation on May 18, 2013, 59 students were awarded scholarships and 15 of those students are in Bright Prospect. This special event celebrated the 12th anniversary of the partnership between the community and education by recognizing Ruben Estrada with the Community Leadership Award Recipient. During this 12 year period, the Esperanza Scholarship Foundation has awarded over a million dollars to over 750 students in the West End and portions of Los Angeles County – an average of 50-60 students per year. Congratulations to all who received this honor!