Saturday, October 6, 2007

2006- 2007 Scholarships

Soroptimist International of Fidalgo Island is pleased to present Sandra Marin with the Women’s Opportunity Award for 2007.

Ms.Marin is a single mother of two children who has faced many personal and economic challenges. She is currently attending Skagit Valley College in their nursing program and working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a local hospital... After receiving her two year degree, she plans to pursue her BA in Nursing and Business Administration. Her career goal is to become a hospital administrator.

Her references describe her as competent, organized and exceptional at multi-tasking. She is an outstanding, motivated student and exemplifies the old adage, “An honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay,” and is passionate about nursing and helping people.

Soroptimist International of Fidalgo Island is also happy to present Misty Garcia with the Soroptimist Professional and Technical Award.

Ms.Garcia is another single mother of two children who has overcome many challenges. She is currently working for the Workfirst Program and attending SVC in their Early Child Education program. After receiving her degree she would like to become a lead teacher in an Early Childhood Program.

Her references describe her as motivated, dedicated, focused, persistent and driven to help the children she teaches. She is skilled and gifted in her work with children and determined to succeed.

We are pleased to support these amazing women as they pursue their goals and “Live the Dream!”

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