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"These community champions embody the true spirit of community engagement and inspire us all to create lasting positive change." Dave Robles Owner, Think Real Estate
GLENDALE, CA, August 17, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The scholarships recognize outstanding high school seniors in the Glendale, La Crescenta, and Highland Park areas who have shown unwavering dedication to strengthening their communities.
The Think Real Estate Community Scholarships aim to support the next generation of good neighbors, fostering a collaborative and supportive community of neighborhood specialists. These scholarships are a testament to Think Real Estate's defining story, embracing a different approach to the real estate business, driven by exceptional service and relentless innovation. Founded by Dave Robles, a seasoned broker and real estate trainer, Think Real Estate's mission is to develop knowledgeable agents in every neighborhood, becoming trusted advisors who provide top-notch customer service and execute high-level marketing strategies. Community is at the heart of their focus, recognizing that real estate is about more than just properties – it's about building connections, fostering relationships, and making a positive impact in the neighborhoods they serve.
The 2023 Think Real Estate Community Scholarship winners are:
Glendale Community Scholarship ($5,000) - Sophia Galstyan
Dave Rovles, owner of Think Real Estate awarded the $5000 prize to Sophia Galstyan, a high school senior attending the University of California Los Angeles in the fall. She has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to strengthening her community through music and mentorship. As a volunteer at the Scholl Canyon retirement home, Sophia discovered the transformative power of music as a form of therapy and inter-generational bridge. Her passion for music and community service led her to collaborate with the non-profit organization Children's Music Fund and the school club, Mentees to Mentors, making a positive impact in the lives of elderly individuals and children facing challenges.
La Crescenta Community Scholarship ($1,000) - Nicole Tanita
La Crescenta Scholarship provided by Think Real Estate Agent James You was awarded to Nicole Tanita. Her dedication to supporting students with special needs and disabilities has left a profound impact on her community. As a volunteer at the NotYourAverageBasketball camp and the Special Olympics Club, Nicole has shown compassion and empathy in her work. For her Girl Scout Gold Award project, Nicole worked with Club21, creating self-advocacy videos with students with Down syndrome to promote inclusivity and understanding. Nicole's commitment to making a difference in her community through volunteering and support has inspired others to embrace differences and foster a sense of belonging. James You, La Crescenta resident and La Crescenta Real Estate specialist, shared his thoughts, saying, "I am inspired by the passion and commitment of these young individuals to make a difference in their communities. As a member of the La Crescenta community, I am proud to award the La Crescenta Community Scholarship and contribute to fostering the next generation of good neighbors."
Highland Park Scholarship ($1,000) - Saray Cortes
Highland Park Scholarship provided by Think Real Estate agent Wendy Colton was awarded to Saray Cortes. She is attending UCLA in the fall, and is determined to be the first in her family to attain a college degree and pursue her dream of becoming a pediatrician. Saray Cortes has made a significant impact on her community through her dedication to immigrant rights and education. As a core member of Wise Up!, an organization that educates high school undocumented youth and allies, she founded the Unity Group at her school, providing a platform for both undocumented and documented students to learn about immigrant rights, the California Dream Act, and FAFSA. Through marches and advocacy efforts, Saray has worked tirelessly to create an inclusive community and raise awareness about the resources available to students beyond their school. Wendy Colton, long-time Highland Park resident and Highland Park Real Estate specialist, expressed her enthusiasm, stating, "Saray Cortes' dedication to immigrant rights is inspiring. I am thrilled to support her."
"We are incredibly proud to award these scholarships to Sophia Galstyan, Nicole Tanita, and Saray Cortes," said Dave Robles, the founder of Think Real Estate. "Their exceptional dedication to strengthening their communities embodies the spirit of Think Real Estate's mission. We believe that investing in the education of these bright and compassionate young individuals will have a lasting positive impact on the neighborhoods they serve."
Think Real Estate extends its sincere congratulations to all the scholarship winners for their remarkable achievements and community service efforts. The company is confident that these young leaders will continue to make a difference and shape a brighter future for their communities.
About Think Real Estate:
Think Real Estate is a Los Angeles-based real estate company founded by Dave Robles, a seasoned agent. The company is defined by its commitment to exceptional service and relentless innovation. Think Real Estate strives to create a collaborative and supportive community of neighborhood specialists. Their mission is to develop knowledgeable agents in every neighborhood, becoming trusted advisors who provide top-notch customer service and execute high-level marketing strategies. Community is at the heart of their focus, recognizing that real estate is about more than just properties – it's about building connections and making a positive impact in the neighborhoods they serve.
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