The recipient chosen this year of the OPAWL SCC Scholarship is Lily Victoria Amidon. She majored in History and Women’s Studies and has a GPA of 4.0 in the Honors program. Her ultimate goal is in education as a teacher. For this coming fall, she has applied to three UC Universities. Lily attended Yorba High School and was very active in girl’s Lacrosse team. As team captain, she became an assistant coach. Today, she is the head coach in an Orange County League for girls in grades third through eight. Her parents are immigrants, and she is the oldest of several siblings. She works to help the family with expenses and volunteers in their community. Lily, like many other students has struggled with depression during the COVID pandemic. She has persevered and was very highly recommended by her professors for her excellent academic performance and eagerness to help her fellow peers.
written by: Rose Rock, OPAWL Scholarship Committee
$2,000 DONATION AMOUNT
The importance of this scholarship is not based on financial need alone. Educational excellence and community service achievements give these women a great confidence in their abilities and provide an academic distinction as they pursue their future educational endeavors.
OPAWL Scholarship Committee is Rose Rock, Kathy Manulkin, Kay Alvarez, Jan Diaz
Linda Feregrino Arcos
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