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SLO 8th grader receives Giants scholarship

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Posted at 12:03 PM, Aug 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-13 21:06:05-04

An 8th grader from San Luis Obispo was recently awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Giants.

Every year, the Giants Community Fund inducts ten Junior Giants into the Harmon & Sue Burns Scholarship Program and they're honored during a home-plate ceremony at AT&T Park.

Garrett Juretic received his certificate at a game in San Francisco this past weekend.

Garrett's mom says he has been a longtime participant in the Junior Giants program and currently attends Laguna Middle School.

He will receive the $5,000 upon graduation from high school.