UC Merced student earns $10k scholarship

The Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation awarded a University of California at Merced student a $10,000 scholarship.

The scholarship will help Yuriana Aguilar of Fresno complete a public service project.

The Strauss scholarship funds public service projects that college students carry out in their senior year.

Aguilar's project will be to educate youths of the Boys and Girls Club about healthy habits to reduce childhood obesity.