2020 High School Scholarship Winners (Part 1)

Our Club wishes to acknowledge our high school scholarship winners. We're doing so with a few short videos; this is Video 1. Here's a summary of these three bright young women:
SARAH ALLEN of El Dorado High School was awarded $1,500 for the Carolyn Hibbeln Memorial Scholarship, which is given to a student with a focus on community service. Sarah maintains an exceptionally high GPA along with many school activities. She is a Cabinet member in the Natural Resources Program as well as Co-President of the Drama Club, appearing in many school productions. She volunteers at her church’s events, “For El Dorado County” and “Mission Placerville.” She has also been a Cabin Leader at Forward Bible Camp. Currently an intern at Imagination Theater, Sarah plans to major in Musical Theater.
EILEEN KEARNEY of Union Mine High School received a scholarship recognizing both her academic achievements and her personal persistence and resilience. Eileen has spent most of her high school years in the Independent Study Program, where she maintained an extremely high level of academic achievement. She is already attending Folsom Lake College in the Clinical Nutrition program and plans to transfer later to UC Davis in an advanced program in nutrition and dietetics. She volunteers at the El Dorado County Historical Museum and at Arm and Hand Rehabilitation in the Occupational Therapy department.
KIYANA PITRE of Golden Sierra High School was presented with the Lennie Mills Memorial Scholarship for her outstanding academics and her devoted volunteer work. Kiyana is very active in volunteering at the Hartsong Ranch Animal Sanctuary, becoming the head volunteer during her senior year. She participates in Sierra Delta League Academic All League Volley Ball and Tennis and is a music coach for the violin at Georgetown School for Innovation. An Honor Roll student, Kiyana taught herself Japanese with on-line courses and spent her junior year abroad in Japan. She plans to attend Soka University of America and major in International Studies.