CTA’s Board of Directors has awarded scholarships to 50 dependent children of CTA members, four Student CTA members, and seven CTA members under the CTA Scholarship Program.
ARIELLE DENNIS, daughter of Riverside City Teachers Association member Maria Crombie, won the Ralph J. Flynn Memorial Scholarship for the highest-scoring applicant ($5,000). KELLY RODRIGUEZ, daughter of Alvord Educators Association member Karen Rodriguez, won the D.A. Weber Memorial Scholarship for a student attending continuation high school ($5,000).
Recipients of the 2010 CTA Scholarship for Dependent Children ($5,000) are: NICOLE BRISTOL, daughter of Sandra Bristol, La Mesa Spring Valley Teachers Association; LINDSEY LEWIS, daughter of Debra Lewis, Muroc Education Association; PARKER LEWIS, son of Michelle Lewis, Tracy Educators Association; MICHAEL DIAZ, son of Tony P. Diaz, Teachers Association of Long Beach; MEGAN CALZIA, daughter of Elaine Calzia, Fall River Teachers Association; JELENA CYR, daughter of Lejla P. Cyr, Livermore Education Association; LEAH AVILA, daughter of Irma Avila, Fresno Teachers Association; CALEB BARNES, son of Daniel H. Barnes, Westside Union Teachers Association; CHRISTINA CUNHA, daughter of Allyn C. Cunha, Stockton Teachers Association; BETHANY MCHENRY, daughter of Janet McHenry, Sierra-Plumas Teachers Association; RACHAEL DODD, daughter of Margaret Page, United Teachers Los Angeles; and MANUEL CROSBY, son of Carol A. Beck-Crosby, Calaveras Unified Educators Association.
Also, FREEMAN BUTLER, son of Cynthia W. Butler, Palmdale Elementary Teachers Association; DERRICK CONTRERAS, son of Susan Contreras, Fresno Teachers Association; VICTORIA CHAU, daughter of Cindy Chau, Modesto Teachers Association; CLARA CHRISCO, daughter of Susan W. Chrisco, Chico Unified Teachers Association; ASHLEE EVONC, daughter of Josephine Evonc, San Ramon Valley Education Association; AMANDA CHASE, daughter of Bruce R. Chase, La Mesa Spring Valley Teachers Association; HANNAH COOPER, daughter of Jill Rae Zieglar Cooper, Windsor District Educators Association; DOMINIQUE CURRAN, daughter of Nancy R. Curran, Panama-Buena Vista Teachers Association; COURTNEY KEWLEY, daughter of Marianna Kewley, Cajon Valley Education Association; KAITLYN SPORE, daughter of Jeri P. Spore, Saddleback Valley Educators Association; KEVIN BRICE, son of Sherril J. Brice, San Dieguito Faculty Association; and ELENA LOSADA, daughter of Antonio Losada, San Juan Teachers Association.
Also, AMBER MCINTIRE, daughter of Cindy L. McIntire, Gridley Teachers Association; FELIPE CARDENAS, son of Carla M. Cardenas, Sweetwater Education Association; KELLEY BRADY, son of Kaureen A. Brady, Panama Buena Vista Teachers Association; TRISHA MORRISSEY, daughter of David Morrissey, Panama Buena Vista Teachers Association; EMILY MCQUAID, daughter of Laurie Larson-McQuaid, Arcadia Pupil Support Services Association; GENEVIEVE BOYKINS, daughter of Rita M. Boykins, Associated Chaffey Teachers; LOGAN BRODNANSKY, daughter of Rebecca J. Brodnansky, Lakeport Teachers Association; THOMAS BUTTERWECK, son of James & Cynthia Butterweck, Fontana Teachers Association; CATHERINE CHIANG, daughter of Emily Chiang, Teachers Association of South Pasadena; SEAN CIVALE, daughter of Anne Carlin, Manhattan Beach Unified Teachers Association; KHRISTA DELUCCHI, daughter of Dorothy Platz, Escalon Unified Teachers Association; and RACHEL BONIFACIUS, daughter of Annette Bonifacius, Gridley Teachers Association.
Also, KERRY COLLINS, daughter of Kathleen Collins, Capistrano Unified Education Association; ALESSANDRO FOLCHI, son of Erin Folchi, Sierra-Plumas Teachers Association; DEVON ENGLAND, daughter of Dina Kubba, Capistrano Unified Education Association; MARGARET MARATSOS, daughter of G. Putnam Cook III, Fallbrook Elementary Teachers Association; TYLER MCGEE, son of Debra McGee, Apple Valley Unified Teachers Association; STEVEN PHAM, son of Minh Pham, Twin Rivers United Educators; TYLER STEIMEL, son of Julie Steimel, Brawley Elementary Teachers Association; DEBBIE JONG, daughter of Chih-Yun T. Jong, Arcadia Teachers Association; ERIN PHILLIPS, daughter of Susan Becker Phillips, Monterey Bay Teachers Association; AARON BORGESON, son of Dale Borgeson, Temecula Valley Educators Association; CHRISTINE FORBES, daughter of Carol Forbes, Simi Educators Association; and ELLEN NULPH, daughter of Denise Nulph, Turlock Teachers Association.
The recipients of the 2010 L. Gordon Bittle Memorial Scholarship for Student CTA ($3,000) are: MICHELLE SEWELL, Sonoma State University; KRISTY WALLACH, California State University, Fullerton; COURTNEY WOODS-ZIANI, San Diego State University; and KELSEY LEACHMAN, California State University, Sacramento.
The recipients of the 2010 CTA Scholarship for Members ($3,000) are: LARA SHAFFER, Hart District Teachers Association; JULIE WILLIS, United Teachers of Richmond; BRIAN OLKOWSKI, San Ramon Valley Education Association; ALICIA WEYENETH, Compton Education Association; SABRINA WOODS, San Diego Education Association; BONNIE STOGNER, Manteca Educators Association; and NELDA CHRISTIE, Teachers Association of Norwalk-La Mirada.