Congratulations to the 4th Annual AAUW Jacquie Walker Scholarship Winner

September 12th, 2012 at 7:00 am by under Jacquie Walker's Newsroom Notebook

This is the 4th year the Buffalo Branch of the American Association of University Women has done me the great honor of giving a $5,000 scholarship in my name.  Western New York students are invited to submit applications during the summer.  The scholarship winner was announced last night at the AAUW annual dinner meeting.  Elizabeth ‘Lizzy’ Johnson emerged from all applicants as the winner because of her excellent academic record and her dedication to serving others.  If you purchased a book during the AAUW’s big Used Book Sale in May then you helped contribute to the scholarship for Lizzy and several other scholarships and educational programs in Western New York.

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Congratulations to Elizabeth ‘Lizzy’ Johnson as winner of the $5,000 AAUW Jacquie Walker Scholarship. Lizzy, who is studying Speech Pathology at SUNY Geneseo, won the scholarship in recognition of her outstanding grades and her lengthy record of community service.

The American Association of University Women Buffalo Branch gave several scholarships during its annual meeting on Monday night at the Christ United Methodist Church in Amherst. The AAUW raises money for scholarships and educational programs during its big annual Used Book Sale in May. It is hard work for this dedicated group of women, many of them former educators, who believe in extending academic opportunities to girls and women.

 

This is the 4th year the AAUW has done me the honor of giving a $5,000 scholarship in my name in recognition of my record of service to the community and to the AAUW.

Elizabeth Johnson picks up a $5,000 check to be used as she pursues a Masters degree in Speech Pathology. She won the AAUW Jacquie Walker scholarship based on her strong grades and her demonstrated leadership in serving others during her high school and college years.

Bill and Joanne Johnson are the proud parents of Elizabeth Johnson winner of the 2012 AAUW Jacquie Walker Scholarship.

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