The Tony Awaida Fund for Environmental Solutions
Tony Awaida was 23 when he died unexpectedly on June 9th. A 2013 graduate of Palo Alto High School, Tony went on to graduate from UC Santa Cruz in December 2017 with a degree in Computer Science.
Tony loved the mountains and the ocean. He was an avid surfer, hiker and all-around outdoors person. He was a kind and loving soul who connected deeply with people and the world around him. Tony held a passionate belief that his generation would impact the world in a positive way, and that together they could accomplish anything.
As a living legacy to Tony, the “Tony Awaida Fund for Environmental Solutions” has been established at UC Santa Cruz. This permanent endowment will support the Coastal Science & Policy program. Click here to donate to the Tony Awaida Fund at UCSC.