Retired Professor Robert DaPrato has established the Robert and Lena DaPrato Endowed Scholarship. He was a SCC Professor for 45 years serving in a variety of teaching disciplines, grant writing opportunities as well as administrative services including Director of SCCEF. He was born in San Francisco and attended SF State University, earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He is also a USMC and Vietnam War Veteran. He is one of the Executive members on the current SCCEF board. He credits his success to his mon Lena Riceci DaPrato because of her encouragement and motivation to become the first college graduate in the family
He is hoping to assist students in Financial need in the fields of Psychology, Sociology and Human Services.