Malibu Optimists announce scholars

From left: Malibu Optimist President Ray Craig with students Riley O’Neill, Claudine Book, Flora Greeson, Jenna Sherry, Claire Haft, Jennifer Tartavull, Kimberly Tartavull, Gianna Fote, James Brady, Jordan Cole, Kaitlyn Connors, Erica Posey and Malibu Optimist Scholarship Chair Bill Sampson.

The Malibu Optimist Club presented $1,000 scholarships to 12 outstanding high school seniors last week Thursday.

Candidates were judged on their academic achievement, community service and extracurricular activities. A crowd of more than 50 Optimists, students and guests enjoyed the breakfast and presentations at Pepperdine University.