For the first time, Cal State Bakersfield's Alumni Association is holding a press conference and luncheon to honor its newest scholarship recipients and share their stories with the community.

Dina Saavedra, Karen Vazquez and Denisse Silva, the first in their families to graduate from college, will receive CSUB Alumni Association scholarships. The press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday in the Stockdale Room.

Saavedra will receive $3,000, while Vazquez and Silva will receive $2,000.

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