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AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! SANTA FE SPRINGS – Nearly 700 St. Paul High School students participated in this year’s March for Hunger, which took place Dec. 4.The event is a 26-mile march that raises money for the Catholic Worker Hospitality Kitchen on Skid Row and heightens young people’s awareness of the multicultural riches, poverty and wealth that exists in Los Angeles County.The marathon went through six cities, from East Los Angeles to Santa Monica. The students began their morning with a 6:30 a.m. Mass at the school, and buses left at 7:30 a.m. for Salazar Park in East Los Angeles.This was the 33rd year that St. Paul students participated in the march. College trustees to be sworn in WHITTIER – Recently elected Rio Hondo College trustees Angela Acosta-Salazar and Garry Couso-Vasquez, along with returning board member Andre Quintero, will take the oath of office at a 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ceremony at the college’s Campus Inn, 3600 Workman Mill Road.There will be a 5:30 p.m. reception immediately preceding the swearing-in ceremony.The regular Rio Hondo board meeting will take place immediately following the swearing-in ceremony.The reception, ceremony and meeting are free and open to the public. Free parking is available.For more information, call (562) 692-0921. Assistance League gives scholarships WHITTIER – The Assistance League of Whittier has awarded $2,000 scholarships to four Rio Hondo College students: Laura Foor, Denice R. Gunn, Edna Santillan and Sherrie Walls.These scholarships support the students by providing money to purchase textbooks and supplies.Scholarship eligibility is limited to women who are 25 years or older, enrolled in at least nine units at Rio Hondo and maintain a 2.5 grade point average.Many are single parents, or women with families, and all must intend to complete their studies at a four-year college or university. Diaz receives NFAA award WHITTIER – Whittier resident Greg Diaz, a student at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, has received a $250 Honorable Mention award from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.The nonprofit foundation identifies, encourages and rewards talented high school seniors in nine different art forms. The students were selected from a national pool. New Rio Hondo session to begin WHITTIER – Registration for Rio Hondo College’s Intersession begins today and will end Friday at the campus, 3600 Workman Mill Road.Late registration is from Jan. 3-5. Class fees are $26 per unit.Classes run from Jan. 3-26 and cover a wide variety of disciplines, from fire technology to anthropology.For a complete schedule, visit www.riohondo.edu or call (562) 908-3445. If you have an event or notice deserving attention, write us! Send your notice to Tracy Garcia, education reporter, at 7612 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier, CA 90602. You may call 698-0955, Ext. 3051, or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.