2008-2009 CNC Scholarship Recipients

CWA congratulates all of our Scholarship Recipients and supports their continued pursuit in advancing their careers within the WIC Program and thanks General Mills and the Vitamin Cases Consumer Settlement Fund (created as a result of an antitrust class action, one of the purposes of the Fund is to improve the health and nutrition of California consumers) for their donations to make these scholarships possible.

Stefan Harvey Scholarship

  • Rachel Daniels, PHFE WIC

This special scholarship honors the distinctive achievements of Stefan Harvey, former Director of the WIC Project at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington, DC. Ms. Harvey, who is a now a CWA Board Member and Assistant Director of the California Center for Public Health Advocacy, led national advocacy for the WIC Program during its first 30 years.

Anne Peterson Memorial Scholarship

  • Annabel Castelo, PHFE WIC

We dedicate this scholarship to the memory of a beloved WIC state colleague, Anne Peterson, whose unique blend of operational and technical skills combined with her passion for the WIC Program’s mission. Anne really embodied the “heart and soul” of what it means to work in the WIC Program.

General Mills Scholarship

  • Alexandra Alvarado, PHFE WIC
  • Sheila Ho, PHFE WIC

Dietetic Internships

  • Denisse Abdo, SDSU Foundation WIC
  • Aubrey Bailey, SDSU Foundation WIC
  • Marissa Bane, NEVHC WIC
  • Mariam Boulas, NEVHC WIC
  • Catherine Fusano, NEVHC WIC
  • Erin Garcia, Community Medical Centers WIC
  • Laura Gonzalez, Ventura County PH WIC
  • Jessica Handy, PHFE WIC
  • Roxana Hernandez, NEVHC WIC
  • Autumn Jones, PHFE WIC
  • Kathleen Lang, Community Bridges WIC
  • Morgan Poole, SDSU Foundation WIC
  • Mindy Sapilewski, SDSU Foundation WIC
  • Christine Skorup, American Red Cross
  • Telma TerHovanians, PHFE WIC
  • Ilanna Trayber, PHFE WIC

Graduate Students

  • Erendira Olivas, Marin County WIC
  • Veronica Castillo, CRP WIC
  • Elizabeth Vigil, Sacramento County WIC

Undergraduate Students

  • Angelica Rojas, San Benito Health Foundation WIC

IBCLC

  • Vicky Cuevas, American Red Cross WIC

CLE

  • Graciela Aguilera, Merced County WIC
  • Kanwaldeep Kaur Bains, Merced County WIC
  • Christine Lee, PHFE WIC
  • Juanita Mendoza, Merced County WIC
  • Viridiana Romero, Merced County WIC
  • Rita Ruiz, Merced County WIC

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