PICO RIVERA, Calif.— Luke Agajanian became the 7th Mesrobian High School senior to earn the coveted distinction of John Greenleaf Whittier Scholar at Whittier College, the alma mater of President Richard M. Nixon.
Agajanian, the son of Dale and Renee Agajanian, has attended Mesrobian School since Pre-School. His brother, Richard, a proud Mesrobian Alumnus, is currently attending Whittier College as a John Greenleaf Whittier Scholar, majoring in psychology and involved in sports broadcasting.
Along with the honor and distinction of being named a John Greenleaf Whittier Scholar comes the significant benefit of a $27,000 per year scholarship.
Previous Mesrobian graduates who have earned this distinction and scholarship at Whittier College include a math professor, a published author and English professor, a physician specializing in Emergency Medicine, and others.
Armenian Mesrobian School, established in 1965, is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and has Nursery School (2 years old) through High School (12th Grade) on the same campus. Besides this being a major convenience for parents, who may have children at multiple ages, it offers a unique perspective and opportunity for students, teachers, and parents to grow together, and for students to get the attention and nurturing they need to be successful in school and in life. The High School curriculum is certified to the University of California. Mesrobian’s Alumni Network and Mentorship Program connects students with five decades of alumni who have distinguished themselves in fields as diverse as education, science, business, medicine, music, law, dentistry, chiropractic, politics, art, marketing, engineering, veterinary medicine, and psychology.