Teen’s Anti-Graffiti Campaign Earns $5,000 Disney Scholarship

The Orange County Register featured Jesse Gutierrez in an article this week

An Anaheim teen-ager who worked with the police department to educate younger peers about the hazards of graffiti earned a $5,000 scholarship from Disney this week.

Jesse Gutierrez, a senior at Anaheim High School, is one of 10 students from throughout Orange County who earned scholarships for community involvement and academic achievement.

“I was amazed to see how the kids thought graffiti was fine,” he told the Orange County Register. Thoughout the program, the children begin to see the impact that graffiti had on their surroundings and realized that graffiti is not okay.”

To read the rest of the newspaper’s article, click here.

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