2001-2008 Wildflower Fund Recipients

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2001-2008 Wildflower Fund Recipients


Following is a partial list of scholarship recipients for the years 2001-2008. (We are researching details in the hopes of more completely capturing our scholarship award history.) In the years 2001 to 2008 Wildflower Fund monies (run registrations, corporate sponsorships, and individual donations) were allocated to the following:

Provide scholarships to high school girls graduating from Morgan Hill Unified School District (MHUSD) schools.

2005
Jessica Harris Live Oak High School CSU Long Beach  Fashion Merchandising
Christine Mendoza Live Oak High School San Jose State University International Business
Tracia Motter Live Oak High School Business
2004
Justine Pingue Live Oak High School San Jose State University Occupational Therapy
Dana Cline Live Oak High School University of Reno Nutrition & Photography
Katie Peterson Live Oak High School  San Jose State University Business Marketing
2002
Katherine Thompson Live Oak High School San Jose State University Biochemical Engineering
Christy Serpa Central High School Gavilan Community College Psychology
Yvette Elizonda Central High School Gavilan Community College Pediatric Nursing
2001
Lisa Wu Live Oak High School
Sarah Gauli Central High School
 Lauren Martin  Central High School

Provide scholarships to local women attending Gavilan College.

tr>2008Adrianna MartinezGavilan Community College

2008 Veronica Barraza Gavilan Community College
2008 Adriana Martinez Gavilan Community College
2007 Carlene Rousseau Gavilan Community College
2006 Lisa Black Gavilan Community College
2006 Amy Marseline Gavilan Community College
2005 Jacqueline Tomacci Vargas Gavilan Community College Gavilan Community College Nursing
2004 Anita Grijalva Gavilan Community College CSU Monterey Bay Education
2002  Linda Perry Gavilan Community College  San Jose State University Education
2001  Kelli Regan Gavilan Community College

NEW in 2001: 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.

NEW in 2002: Support Girls Engaged in Math and Science (GEMS), a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) after-school enrichment program, sponsored by AAUW Morgan Hill and consisting 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.

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 was completed in 2001. It funds an annual fellowship for a graduate student.

2007-08 Tovis E. Page Harvard University  Ph.D. Religion
2006-07 Stacey L. Van Dahm UC Santa Barbara  Ph.D. Comparative Literature
2005-06 Chloe W. Smith University of Virginia  Ph. D. English
2004-05 Casandra L. Rauser UC Irvine  Ph.D. Biology

The first recipient of the Blaine Cate fellowship was Kirsten Blount-Matthews in 2002.

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