Thank you to Verna Jacobs and Herron Spence, 2012 Miss Mendocino County, for joining us at our meeting today. Herron, an 18 year old Ukiah High graduating senior, spoke of the excitement of holding the title this year and of the work she has been doing to spread the awareness of Juvenile Diabetes. We wish Herron all the best as she competes in the Miss California Scholarship Program.
Thank you to everyone that attended our annual Salad Bar lunch! An incredible crowd, srumptious salads and amazing raffle prizes... a good time had by all!
Proceeds from the Salad Bar lunch benefit local
non-profit organizations and numberous scholarships.
Soroptimist International of Ukiah and Yokayo Sunrise Scholarship congratulate our 2012 Award recipients! Congratulations!
WOMEN'S OPPORTUNITY AWARD:
- Christina Fernandez
- Nikcole Whipple
- Vanessa Verducci
VIOLET RICHARDSON AWARD:
- Jacqueline Farrington
- Kadilyn Murray
CARRIE MINKLER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP:
- D'Lana Pearce
VIVIAN MARTIN VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP:
- Rosario Mosqueda
SHIRLEY GROVER LAW ENFORCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP:
- Sergio Guzman
Congratulations to Judy Pinto, Tami Glasco and Diana Ragan for receiving the Founder Region Fellowship Award! A Soroptimist "Fellow" is a person or club that is a member of an elite group. Every fellow named represents $1000 in donations to the Soroptimist Founder Region Fellowship Program which provides grants to women in the final phase of their doctoral degrees.
Thank you to Lisa Kelly and Stephanie Paige, Dominican University of California Ukiah Center, for speaking at our club meeting today! Enjoyed the fun Bingo Game presentation! We'll look forward to their Open House June 6th.
Their Mission: To train teachers to become student-centered educators who ground their practice in current educational theory, work collaboratively, exhibit sensitivity to culture and community, and demonstrate continuous professional development.