Seven distinctive college students have been acknowledged for his or her achievements and awarded scholarships from the American Affiliation of College Ladies. The awards have been distributed at a celebration dinner just lately hosted by the AAUW Tehachapi Mountain Department.
Jacob Safford acquired a $three,000 scholarship awarded in reminiscence of Janice Hagen-Armstrong, who labored tirelessly on the scholarship committee till her demise six months in the past. Reese Sherman, Daisy Andrade and Bryce Rodriguez every acquired a $three,000 prize.
Every was launched by an AAUW member who defined why the scholar was chosen. There was a standard characteristic between them. All of them had high marks and studied diligently to maintain them. They set targets and labored laborious to attain them. They participated in a variety of actions, from sports activities to volunteering. They cared about others and have been keen to assist when wanted.
After receiving their award, every spoke to the viewers about their desires and plans for the longer term. They thanked AAUW for the cash, however extra importantly, they thanked their dad and mom for the love, assist, and inspiration they acquired all through their lives.
The Center Faculty Awards have been introduced to John Lambert and Jaskiran Grewal. That they had been really helpful by their academics for recognition on account of their excessive achievement and glorious character. They every acquired $100 and a certificates. Mrs. Fontaine, who launched them, urged that they may return in 4 years to obtain a scholarship to highschool.
AAUW Tehachapi Mountain Department started a scholarship program in 1980. The quantity awarded has elevated through the years, in order that the whole quantity awarded is now over $250,000. Funds for an account referred to as SFFW (Scholarship Fund for Ladies) accepts tax-deductible donations.
The AAUW chapter is presently sponsoring a fundraiser which is a play on the BeeKay Theater referred to as “On Golden Pond”. It prices $25 and performs on Sunday, June 19 at 2 pm Name 661-858-4101 or 661-821-2055 for tickets.
Phyllis Belcher is an AAUW member and long-time group volunteer.