Robert Lopez Jr. and Michael Remenih (right)

Robert Lopez Jr., a graduating student at the César E. Chávez Learning center, was honored as the first winner of the César E. Chávez Scholarship Program. The $1,000 scholarship, coordinated by the San Fernando Education Commission and Republic Services,  is for graduating high school seniors living in San Fernando who submit applications and recycling essays. Michael Remenih (right), an education commissioner, presented Lopez with the check.