Talented Allan Hancock College alumni are everywhere, including the Academy Awards.  At the 2013 awards ceremony, former Hancock student Mark Andrews received an Oscar for co-directing and co-writing Brave, winner of the award for best animated feature.  Another Hancock alumnus, Jessica Chastain, was nominated for a best actress award for her performance in Zero Dark …

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Allan Hancock College has announced that 211 graduates from high schools in the Santa Maria Valley were named to the Deans Honors List for the fall 2012 semester, including 62 named to the Special Honors List.
Of the 211 honorees, 80 graduated from Righetti High School; 57 from Pioneer Valley High School; 51 from Santa Maria …

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Cal Grants help low and middle income families

March 2 is the deadline for Cal Grant applications, which means that families with children planning to pursue higher learning next year should make sure to get their material completed very soon.         The Cal Grant process has been a tremendous boost to our economy, our communities, and our families. For a great many students …

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With graduation just a few months away for high school seniors, the reality of college costs may begin to set in.  High school seniors and their parents can eliminate some stress and possibly lessen the financial burden of college by completing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application and applying for state and …

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Registration for the 2013-14 School Year at Central Coast New Tech High School opens January 23, 2013.  Registration is open to eighth graders both within the Lucia Mar Unified School District, and outside its borders as well.  This public school could be the perfect fit for your child.
Central Coast New Tech High …

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