The Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic, a community-based organization encompassing the Glendale, Burbank, La Cañada, La Crescenta, Sunland and Tujunga areas, awarded scholarships recently. Among them were three Mary Ellen Gilstrap Memorial Scholarship awards. Recipients for 2016 were Amber Graves, Selena Zhang, and Chelsea Johnson.
Additional 2016 college sorority member scholarships were awarded to La Cañada residents Jeanne Bay, Meghan Knapp, and Sophia Lamb; Glendale recipients Jess Gabor and Olivia Homan; La Crescenta recipient Anisa Ricci; Burbank recipient Lauren Cruz; and Tujunga recipient Maggie Guinnip.
Additional high school scholarships were awarded to La Cañada High School graduates Jenny Callen, Jenna Dorse, Sofia Kim, Gareen Simone Puglia and Rashi Shah; Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy graduates Alejandra Gurrola and Julia Melehani; Crescenta Valley High School graduates Elin Aboolian, Rebecca Freeman, Christine Lockhart and Ali McNevin; and Tianna Wolfe.
Glendale Panhellenic officers and volunteers for the 2015-16 year included President Georgine Archer, Vice President/Benefit Chair Kim Westhoff, Secretary Elaine Chapman, Treasurer Jerri Johnson, Benefit Co-Chair Julie Weller, Scholarship Social Chair Marta dePaula Cea, and Scholarship Chair Janice Paul. cholarship Committee members included Rondi Werner Redmann and Deb Ann Orfalea, Glendale, Zeta Tau Alpha and Rachel Clugston, Los Angeles, Delta Phi Epsilon.
Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic has a website with information about their organization and their activities at www.glendalepanhellenic.org.