LCWC Holds Student Recognition Night

The La Crescenta Woman’s Club hosted its annual Student Recognition Night in May.  The event had over 80 people in attendance. The color guard for the evening festivities was Daisy Troop # 5311. They presented the colors and led the attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance.

The Club honored eight outstanding students. The entertainment for the evening was a bassoon performance by the Roberta Kurtz winner Jenna Bensen.  Jenna is a student at Crescenta Valley High School and aspires to become a professional bassoonist. She was awarded a $500 scholarship.

Scholarships of $500 each were awarded to Nelle Stepanyan of Hoover High School, who will pursue studies in business administration. Gissela Aguayo is going to use her scholarship assistance to become a nurse. She attends Glendale High School.  Child development is the goal of recipient, Isabelle Dassion of Crescenta Valley High School. The fourth scholarship went to Nari Shin, also of Crescenta Valley High School. She sees herself creating a non-profit organization to aid people after college.  The last scholarship award went to Rhys Teff, a student at Crescenta Valley High School. Rhys wants to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering.

The History Dept. awarded $200 scholarships to Crescenta Valley High School students Alexa Harris and Andrea Alvarado. Harris is going to become a nurse and Alvarado is planning a career as a history teacher.