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Guests of honor at the May 21st North End Mothers’ Club annual Scholarship Tea were the 2017 recipients of the four scholarships sponsored by the Club.
Patricia Camaya is the 65th annual winner of the North End Mothers’ Club Award. She is passionate about social justice, education, immigration reform and women’s rights. She earned a Scholastic Art & Writing award for her photography and she is a founding member of the DREAMers Club for undocumented students and allies. Patricia will pursue her education at Knox College, where she will major in Education with a minor in Studio Art.
STEM Scholarships were awarded to Catherine Fitzgibbons and Caitlin Sweeney. Catherine has enjoyed exploring the world of engineering through numerous Project Lead the Way courses and other advanced courses. Catherine will attend Notre Dame University, where she will major in engineering.
Caitlin has been a member of the Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics Club since sophomore year. She was captain of the women’s volleyball team. She was both a participant and coach for Girls Play Sports. Caitlin was also active in the Best Buddies program where she was an Associate buddy and Board Member. She will attend the University of Illinois with a major in Mechanical Engineering.
Robert Mills received the Joanne Murphy Trautwein Music Scholarship. Robert has been part of the symphony orchestra for three years and during his junior year he was first chair of the violin section. He participated in Pit Orchestra for four years and this past year conducted the YAMO Orchestra. Robert will attend Warren Wilson College and will major in Archaeology.