Scholarship interviews were held May 17, 2017 for the graduating seniors of Avalon High School. Seventeen applicants submitted applications consisting of a 300 word essay and other short answer questions. They were given an in-person interview with 5 members of the Forum to make their best impression and explain why they were deserving of a CIWF scholarship award. Last year SCE’s local executives reached out to the Forum and created a $5000 STEM scholarship to help ladies interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. A check presentation ceremony was held at the annual Wine Festival last September (pictured above).
The scholarship board made their determinations and chose 13 young ladies to honor, disbursing a total of $16,000, including the Edison STEM grant. The final mentoring event will be held June 4th on the beach in Avalon to honor all the girls and announce the winners of the awards! They will be formally acknowledged at the graduation ceremony June 15th at 4:00pm at the Casino Theater.
If you would like to support the Forum in their fundraising efforts please call (323)686-2493 or email firstname.lastname@example.org