Bill "Coach" Loretta

This scholarship will be awarded in memory of Bill Loretta, beloved and dedicated former teacher, coach and Assistant Principal – Athletics at Newbury Park High School.  Bill joined NPHS when it opened in 1967, coached football among a number of different sports and established the wrestling program. He had been a major presence at NPHS until 1992, known for his hard work and strong integrity. Applicants must have been active in athletics at NPHS, earned two varsity letters, attained a minimum 2.5 GPA, and plan to attend a two or four-year college or university in the Fall and become a teacher or an athletic coach in the future. Students must submit a short statement as to what athletics mean to them. 

Past Scholarship Recipients:
2020: Emily Halpern
2019: Jillian White