2019 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS LUNCHEON
CD 1 recipient, Christine Trinh, graduating from Lincoln North Star High School is planning to study Communications and Political Science at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She is pictured with her mother and sister and the newly elected Mayor of Lincoln, Nebraska, Leirion Gaylor Baird, who was the inspiration for her essay.
CD 2 recipient, Kenna Barnes, is a graduate assistant and research coordinator at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s School of Health and Kinesiology. The inspiration for her essay was UNO Associate Professor Dr. Sofia Jawed-Wessel, a social justice advocate and Associate Director of the Midlands Sexual Health Research Collaborative. NDWC State Officers were excited to meet these two academic role models, pictured here with Chair Janet Stewart.
CD 3 recipient, Haley Mazour, a University of Nebraska at Kearney student, wrote her essay on progressive activist Robin Vodehnal, who inspired and mentored the planning of a 2018 March to Save Lives in Hastings, Nebraska. Haley was elected President of the Buffalo County Young Democrats.
2018 Women’s March