Two VC grads accepted by Pepperdine
June 26, 2013Mariah Mendoza and Nick Vanderpoel, both Valley Center High School grads from 2011, have been accepted to Pepperdine University in the fall.
Both attended Palomar for two years after graduation and will be transferring to Pepperdine. The two are high school sweethearts that met their junior year while participating in Academic league. Mendoza was capitan of VCHS cross country team and Vanderpoel was Drama Club president.
Both are active members of North County Church of Christ college group. She has served as youth group intern and He is part of the praise team.
Both received church leadership scholarships. Mariah has also been awarded the Dean's scholarship.