April 25th, 2008 2:55 pm

Maria Alonso Martinez, a junior at Westview High School, recently received an Outstanding Student Leadership Award for making a difference in her school by volunteering and/or work experience.

She was among three Beaverton School District students recognized March 7 during the 18th annual Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Conference at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.

On April 5, the Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Conference Planning Committee organized a fund-raising dinner, auction and dance at Willamette University to support the organization’s scholarship fund, which awarded more than $500,000 to Latino high school students for continuing education.

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