Oceans of Opportunity
19th Annual Dinner & Scholarship Celebration
Thursday, April 4, 2019, at the Carson Center
EXP prepares students for a better life. Our programs help young people gain experience, unlock doors and build the confidence they need to succeed in school, career and life.
Your support of Oceans of Opportunity enables more than 6,400 students from 9 Southern California high schools to explore careers with industry mentors, expand skills for school and work, and receive hands-on experience through internships.
For more information on sponsorships or ticket sales, please contact Gena Divine, Director of Advancement, at (424) 368-7100 ext. 109 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keeper of the Flame: Yusen Logistics
We honor Yusen Logistics for their commitment to providing young people with meaningful global trade career paths through job shadow days, industry mentoring, internships, and employment of EXP alumni.
Educator of the Year: Lupe Franco
Lead Teacher of San Pedro High School’s Global Environmental Academy
Bill Stein Memorial Leadership Award: Jim Preusch
CFO of Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority and member of the EXP Board of the Directors
Rising Star Alumni Award: Victor Ibarra
EXP Class of 2011 and community advocate, public servant and EXP role model
Carol Rowen 180 Degree Award: Victor Mendez
Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology Academy
Carson High School, EXP class of 2019