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Venice-West L.A. JACL Announces Scholarship Winner

By August 30, 2019September 13th, 2019No Comments

Nicole Suzuki, an honor student who will be attending Northeastern University this fall, was selected recently as the winner of the Venice-West Los Angeles chapter of the JACL’s Jack Nomura High School Scholarship.

Suzuki, 18, graduated from the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies with a weighted 4.15 grade point average and was named an AP Scholar with Distinction by the College Board. Suzuki, the daughter of Paul and Carole Suzuki of Los Angeles, was also a member of the varsity swim and water polo teams and was student body treasurer.

Scholarship winner Nicole Suzuki is pictured with her parents, Paul and Carole Suzuki.

She applied to more than a dozen colleges and chose 
Northeastern University in Boston, where she plans to study cellular and molecular biology. Suzuki would like to pursue a career in genetic research.

Her father, a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court, is a former JACL chapter president.

The $1,000 scholarship is named in honor of the late Jack Nomura, a longtime chapter board member.

For more information, contact the Venice-WLA JACL at or visit the chapter on Facebook.