Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Seven Female High School Seniors with Women in Business Scholarship

by admin May 22, 2018

The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce awarded seven female high school seniors $1,000 scholarships through the Chamber’s Jr. WIB Scholarship Program. These seniors are selected for their outstanding achievements in education and the community. Scholarships winners include:

  • Annie Banks – Brighton High School
  • Ashley Woodmansee – CTEC
  • Gillian Leonard – Alta High School
  • Josie Taylor – Jordan High School
  • Kaitlyn Curtis – Corner Canyon High School
  • Katheryn Jacox – Juan Diego High School
  • Lillian Willis – Hillcrest High School

“A core initiative of the Sandy Area Chamber Women in Business program is to provide opportunities for mentorship and connection,” said Karla Rogers, Director of Programs at the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce. “All of these scholarship winners were paired with a mentor and have shown exemplary effort to integrate themselves into the local business world. It has been amazing to see them progress and I’m excited for what lies ahead for each of them.”

Requirements of the scholarship include attending monthly Sandy Chamber Women in Business luncheons, participating in the Canyon’s School District job shadow program, attending a portion of the legislative session, participating in a service project directed by the Chamber, participating in Canyon’s School District Women in Business Club, and actively engaging with their assigned Women in Business mentor.

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