The Sausalito Woman’s Club presented $54,000 in educational scholarships to 20 high school graduates and college students from Sausalito and Marin City on Sunday, June 5. The scholarships were awarded at a special ceremony and reception held at the Sausalito Woman’s Club to honor the students.
SWCSRF Chair Kathi Fortmann welcomed guests to the event, congratulating and praising the scholars. Each scholar was presented with their award and shared an update on their academic pursuits and interests.
This year, 17 scholarships named for individuals and organizations that have been a special part of the SWCSRF were awarded to the following students:
Symil Austin – Heidi and Michael Snowden Scholarship.
Brianna Banks-McLean – Phil Frank Memorial Scholarship.
Early C Cobb – Michael Heyman Memorial Scholarship.
Aminata Fall – Mary Beth Fortmann Scholarship.
Aissatou Fall – Dawson Zaug Scholarship.
Malachia Hoover – Lobo Family & Brandon Yates Scholarship.
Zion Ingraham – Sausalito Presbyterian Church Scholarship.
Mohamad Mamoon – Claudia & Keith Kennedy Scholarship.
Lisa Ann Manthe – Elizabeth McBride Scholarship.
Mariel Moore – Mary Park Morison & Lorna Newlin Scholarship.
Natalie Nong – Shirley Elkington Scholarship.
Gaby Rodas – Diane Bessel Scholarship.
Emma Spike-Neaman – Michele & David Benjamin Scholarship.
Mouhamed Thiane – Roland Ojeda Scholarship.
Jenny Walker – Rawley Tandy Scholarship.
Jaliyah Wiggins – Sylvia Ruby Scholarship.
Mikyla Williams – Elaine B. Squires Memorial Scholarship.
The SWC Scholarship Recognition Fund was established in 1956 by members of the SWC in order to provide financial support, encouragement and acknowledgement to deserving students seeking higher education who reside in Sausalito or Marin City. The Fund is supported by donations, proceeds of numerous fundraising activities and commemorative and memorial gifts. Over the past 66 years, the program has awarded in excess of $1,000,000 in local scholarships. The SWCSRF is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors made up of SWC members. http://swcsrf.org.