2011-2012 Wildflower Fund Recipients
In 2012 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.
|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 University||Psychology|
Provide scholarships to local women attending Gavilan College.
|Veronica Barraza||Gavilan Community College||Gavilan Community College||Nursing|
|Susan Goff||Gavilan Community College||UC Merced||Sociology|
|Claudia Ortiz||Gavilan Community College||Gavilan Community College||Nursing|
Provide supplemental Keeping In Touch (KIT) grants to previous scholarship recipients to support them as they continue in their field of study.
|Tamara Chukes||Gavilan Community College||Mills College||Business|
|Aimee Santos||San Jose State University||San Jose State University||MFA – Photography|
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.
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.
|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 was completed in 2001. It funds an annual fellowship for a graduate student.
|Patience Fielding||UC Berkeley||Ph.D. Higher Education Research||Gender and Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa|