2011-2012 Wildflower Fund Recipients
2012 scholarship recipients at recognition brunch
Provide scholarships to high school girls graduating from Morgan Hill Unified School District (MHUSD) schools.
Central High School scholarship recipients at graduation
|Name||High School||College||Major or Field of Study|
|Lizette Arellano||Central High School||Carrington College||Cosmetology|
|Jessica Cortez||Central High School||Gavilan College||Marriage & Family Counseling|
|Camila Rico||Ann Sobrato High School||UC Berkeley||Environmental Science|
|Victoria Wright||Live Oak High School||San Jose State||Psychology|
Provide scholarships to local women attending Gavilan College.
|Name||Planned College||Major or Field of Study|
|Veronica Barraza||Gavilan College||Nursing|
|Susan Goff||UC Merced||Sociology|
|Claudia Ortiz||Gavilan College||Nursing|
Provide supplemental Keeping In Touch (KIT) grants to previous scholarship recipients to support them as they continue in their field of study.
|Name||College||Major or Field of Study|
|Tamara Chukes||Mills College||Business|
|Aimee Santos||San Jose State||MFA – Photography|
Support Girls Engaged in Math and Science (GEMS), a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) after-school enrichment program.
GEMS is sponsored by AAUW Morgan Hill and consists of monthly field trips, lectures, and other programs. GEMS is free and open to all girls in the Morgan Hill Unified School District in grades 8 through 12.
Provide scholarships to send MHUSD Middle School students to Tech Trek, an AAUW-sponsored one week math and science summer camp at Stanford University for middle school girls.
2012 Tech Trek campers at Stanford University with AAUW Morgan Hill branch member participants: Susan Oldham-Fritts (dorm mom), Lila Washington (camp nurse), and Barbara Palmer (camp director)
|Taylor Austin||Britton Middle School|
|Sydney Beard||Martin Murphy Middle School|
|Megan Bruning||Martin Murphy Middle School|
|Iris Indermitte||Charter School of Morgan Hill|
|Sarah Jacob||Britton Middle School|
|Amanda Newland||Martin Murphy Middle School|
|Emily Pfefferlen||Charter School of Morgan Hill|
|Audrey Rubio||Charter School of Morgan Hill|
Provide an additional lump sum grant to the Tech Trek camp at Stanford University.
Uses may include extra capital needs such as technology upgrades or additional enrichment such as more field trips.
Underwrite national AAUW priorities. These include graduate fellowships for women, community action grants, pioneering research, public policy advocacy,legal advocacy,and leadership programs.
In addition, a branch endowment, the $100,000 Blaine/Cate Endowment for Graduate Fellowships (#1802) was completed in 2001. It funds an annual graduate or postgraduate fellowship.
|Patience Fielding||UC Berkeley||Ph.D. Higher Education Research||Gender and Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa|