June 18, 2021 - Contributed by Anita Starchman Bryant, Publicity Chair - MCHS seniors Jasmine Lopez and Ruby Yager were this year’s Soroptimist International of Mariposa Scholarship recipients. MCHS senior Jasmine Lopez is the 2021 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. MCHS senior Ruby Yager was awarded the Elna Philbert Academic Scholarship Award. This scholarship honors recently deceased Mariposa Club Member of Long-Standing Elna Philbert who chaired the scholarship committee for many years. It is awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement and involvement in school and community activities.
(Pictured l-r): Soroptimist scholarship committee member Patricia Wight, MCHS Seniors Ruby Yager and Jasmine Lopez and Soroptimist scholarship committee member Oralee Phillips
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.
Source: Soroptimist International of Mariposa