“I want to give back in some way. I really love Huntington Park. The people there have been so good to me.”
-Jose M. Zarate Diaz, Class of 2025
First-year students Jose M. Zarate Diaz and Raul Torres Jr. are the latest USC Viterbi students to win the prestigious Caldwell Award, a scholarship which gives winners mentoring and $3,000 per year for four years. The awards are given to local students based on academics, community service, and leadership. The funding can go toward books, computers and other school-related expenses.
Read about their journey, USC experience, and future plans below!