2009-2010 Wildflower Fund Recipients
In 2010 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.
|Jennifer Protsman||Live Oak High School||UC San Diego||Cognitive Science|
|Callie Hanson||Ann Sobrato High School||Brigham Young University|
|Aida Rodriguez||Central High School||Gavilan Community College|
Provide scholarships to local women attending Gavilan College.
|Claudia Ortiz||Gavilan Community College||Math|
|Tamara Chukes||Gavilan Community College||Business|
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.
|Hannah Austin||Britton Middle School|
|Amanda Giacobbe||Britton Middle School|
|Rachel McMillan||Charter School of Morgan Hill|
|Shelby Mitchell||Britton Middle School|
|Rosemary Orozco||Charter School of Morgan Hill|
|Brie Roman||Martin Murphy Middle School|
|Tiffany Ziegelman||Britton Middle School|
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 (#1802) was completed in 2001. It funds an annual graduate or postgraduate fellowship.
|Rachel Giraudo||UC Berkeley||Ph.D. Anthropology||Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Development at the Tsodilo Hills UNESCO World Heritage Site|