Mercy Udeochu Memorial Scholarship
for Child Development and Education


Mercy was a lifelong teacher and administrator with LAUSD, Trade Tech, and East Los Angeles College. She inspired her students with her personal stories of struggle and triumph from day one. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and warm community member to her Nigerian brothers and sisters. She is survived by her four daughters, one son, and her husband.

Scholarship criteria:
Students who are currently attending ELAC, have a declared major of Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or Elementary Education would be considered. Due to Mercy's 20 + years at Trade Tech and LAUSD, students who have graduated, or are concurrently enrolled in those schools would also be given preference.

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• Please make checks payable to East Los Angeles College Foundation.
• Please make sure you write in the memo line "For Mercy Udeochu Memorial Scholarship for Child Development and Education".
• Mail the check to:
East Los Angeles College Foundation
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754

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