Alumni Earns Full Ride Scholarship to CSUF

Class of 2011 alumni Brianna Stempniak is making the most out of her academic career. Her stellar grades, long list of extracurriculars and contributions to society have earned her a spot in one of the most sought after programs at California State University of Fullerton: the President’s Scholars Program!


Brianna has many accomplishments that made her a stand out from 450 other applicants. In high school, she was member of the National Honors Society and California Scholarship Federation. Additionally, Brianna took part in an 150-hour internship at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, spending time in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit shadowing doctors and nurses in various units of the hospital. Brianna spent many years in the Best Buddies Club and volunteering in the Special Olympics. Brianna also earned her Gold Award in Girl Scouts by organizing Camp Fit, a fitness and education program she designed and tested at the Boys and Girls Club of Brea. After it’s success, the organization implemented Camp Fit at other Boys and Girls Club locations throughout California.


Now in her sophomore year at CSUF, Brianna is currently majoring in Biology/Biological Sciences and is planning to pursue a career in the medical field. She is making the most out of the prestigious President’s Scholars Program, as one of the 15 applicants accepted her freshman year. Brianna’s hard work in high school resulted in four years of free tuition, stipends for textbooks and supplies, undergraduate research opportunities, academic advising, and many more advantageous benefits.