Soroptimist Awards Scholarships
June 14, 2019 - By Anita Starchman Bryant, Publicity Chair - MCHS seniors Matthew Jordan, Izamary Marquez and Audrey Ogilvie were this year’s Soroptimist International of Mariposa Scholarship recipients. MCHS senior Matthew Jordan was awarded the Vocational Scholarship. The Vocational Scholarship is awarded to a student who plans to fast track his or her career by preparing at a Junior College or vocational or technical school. Izamary Marquez is the 2019 Elinor Rollston Memorial Scholarship recipient. This scholarship honors deceased Mariposa Charter Club member Elinor Rollston. It is awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement with a special emphasis on service to the school and community. Audrey Ogilvie was awarded the Academic Scholarship Award. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement and involvement in school and community activities.
(Pictured l-r): Soroptimist scholarship committee members Dee Carr, Tracy DeDore, MCHS Seniors Audrey Ogilvie, Izamary Marquez and Matthew Jordan, Soroptimist scholarship committee members Oralee Phillips, Patricia Wight and Elna Philbert
Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. In addition to participating in international projects, the Mariposa Club achieves this mission locally by giving scholarships to graduating seniors, presenting monetary awards to women that are the heads of their households seeking further education, and donating funds and services to organizations such as Ethos Youth Center, Manna House, Mountain Crisis and Heritage House. For more information about Soroptimist International of Mariposa, contact Oralee Phillips at (209) 966-2740, visit on-line at http://simariposa.org or find Soroptimist on Facebook.