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Counseling and Guidance

The Righetti High School Counseling and Guidance staff help students focus on academic, personal/social and career development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. We believe the key to success is effective communication, and we work closely with staff and parents to ensure students are receiving the guidance and encouragement necessary during and beyond their years with us. We encourage all students to take advantage of the resources provided here at Righetti.

  Counseling office hours  7:30 am- 3:45 pm


School Counselors  (breakdown by grade level)

Phone email

Natallie Trujillo                      9th Grade

ext 2744

Jose Pereyra                    10th Grade

ext 2737

Norma Hernandez          11th Grade ext 2735
Julie Santoyo                  12th Grade (A-L) ext 2738
Eric Blanco                      12th Grade (M-Z) ext 2734

Erin Consorti               Alt Programs

ext 2740 
Guidance Technicians    
Dayna DeBernardi Watson                 ext 2726
Cathy Simpson                                    ext 2728
Counseling Department Secretary/Information    
Stacie Willson ext 2742 

Vanessa Guerrero  ext 2725
Data Specialist    
Mrs. Vicki Dirkes ext 2743


Career Center Specialist    
Daniel Solis ext 2736

Scholarship List 11/7/2016




Due Date

AHC Associated Student Body Government


All applicants receiving the scholarship must enroll as full-time students and must take the Leadership 111 (Student Government) class in Santa Maria.



eQuality Scholarship Collaborative


Student must plan to attend an accredited post-secondary institution (college, university, or vocational/trade school).  Scholarships to recognize service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer community.

Apply at:


CA Wine Grape Growers Foundation



Variety of scholarships available for student whose parents or legal guardians are employees of a California wine grape grower working in the 2015 or 2016 wine grape growing season.

Apply at:


CA Strawberry Scholarships

$400 +

Scholarships available exclusively for children of strawberry field workers.

Apply at:


Joe Prandini Memorial Scholarship


Available exclusively to all Betteravia Farms, Bonita Packing, and Oceano Farming employees and dependents.  Must be planning to attend Allan Hancock College.  Applicant must have a 2.0 GPA.



P.G. & E.


Wide variety of scholarships available.  View requirements and Apply at:


Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara

Scholarships and no-interest loans are available for undergraduate students. Must have attended at least four of the six years between grades 7-12 at a S.B. County school. Be planning to attend full-time as an undergraduate. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card). Applicants must demonstrate evaluated financial need as verified by the FAFSA. Loan awards are not granted to students at the community college level.

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Elks Most Valuable Student


Awards based on Academics, Leadership, Community Service, Honors and Awards, etc.


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Elks Families Scholarship


Student must be a child or grandchild of a dues-paying Elks member.

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For 9th-12th grade Christopher Columbus Essay Contest

Available at Career Center


Elks Lodge 1538 Scholarship


This scholarship is available to a graduating senior pursuing any field of study.  Focus is on GPA, school and community involvement.

Available on counter in Career Center

By the 15TH of the month

Chamber of Commerce Scholarship


This scholarship is available to a graduating senior pursuing any field of study.  Focus is on GPA, school and community involvement.

Available on counter in Career Center

By the tenth of the month

Sons of Italy


Must be wholly or partially of Italian descent.

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Breitling College Visit Award


Scholarship funds are for travel to out-of-state colleges during 2016/2017. Must be a female high school senior from a SB county school.

Application avialable in the Career Center



 Sixt 's Scholarship


 Will be awarding 5 students $5,000 toward their study at any 2 or 4 year accredited university

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 Scholarships for Undocumented Students


 For undocumeted students only

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 Coca-Cola Scholars


 THE COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 28th class in 2016, the Foundation has provided over 5,700 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $60 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.

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