UNIVERSITY WOMEN PRESENT SCHOLARSHIPS
The American Assn. of University Women, Glendale Branch awarded scholarship grants on May 9.
Recipients were Adena Stepanosian, Clark Magnet High School; Olivia Trimis, Crescenta Valley High School; Samira Haidamia, Glendale High School; Grace Lee, Hoover High School; Diedre Diekmann, Daily High School/Verdugo Academy; Jina Haleksarkissian, Glendale Community College; Sona Arakelyan, Glendale Community College.
The guest speaker for the gathering, Myrna Oliver, inspired the crowd with her story, knowing she wanted to write since she had been a little girl, and becoming a reporter for the Los Angeles Times.
Her theme was â€œFinding your passion and staying true to it.â€
Also introduced were Abbie Pajulas and Erika Aguilar, Roosevelt Middle School students, who have been selected to attend Tech Trek, a weeklong summer camp for girls interested in science at Whittier College.