2019 SOROPTIMIST COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
$26,000 was awarded our 2019 College Scholarship Recipients. On May 8th at a luncheon held in Joseph at the The Place, we honored these students. The students received their awards and shared with us their educational and career plans. It was a pleasure for our members to meet and greet these outstanding local students.
Joseph High School:
Victoria Suto Art/Creative Writing Teacher.
Kana Oliver Physiology Therapist.
Natalie Gorham Human Physiology / Sports Medicine
Wallowa High School:
Agusuts Ramsden Athletic Trainer and Orthopedics
Ashley Wilson Art and English Teacher
Michael Diggins Rangeland Management
Ryan Hafer Heavy Equipment Operator
Enterprise High School:
Jake Coggins Business Management & Administration
Lexie Gassett Radiology
Sarah Evarts Environmental Science & Research
Karlie Bedard Elementary Teacher
Jalyn Radford Weeks Fire Science
Madison McDowell Nursing
2019 Fellowship Award
Kristen was awarded the 2019 Fellowship Award to contribute toward her pursuing an advanced degree as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has dedicated her career so far to helping others achieve higher levels of health and personal satisfaction as a Health Coach at Winding Waters Clinic. Kristen is enrolled in a program where she will be able to further her education while still providing health services to our community.
2019 Ruby Award
Vixen has dedicated herself to serving our community through a variety of venues. She has tirelessly worked to help enable the dreams of the youth of Wallowa County through supporting them in the horse and rodeo world. She has helped and mentored many young horsewomen, not just through 4H and the Miss Rodeo Oregon Program, but also to others who needed help to get started in the horse world. She also has served as a Director along with her husband Jeffery for the Broncs and Bulls event.