2015-2016 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 for their donations to make these scholarships possible.

Stefan Harvey Scholarship

  • Carolina Zayas, Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. 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

  • Reem Salameh, American Red Cross WIC, San Diego

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.

Anne Garrett Memorial Scholarship

  • Tiffany Quintero, Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc.

We dedicate this scholarship to the memory of Anne Garrett, RN, IBCLC, and Breastfeeding Coordinator for San Mateo County WIC. Anne’s professional dedication embodied the spirit of WIC, providing tireless leadership and mentoring at the local, state and national levels, and helped ensure California WIC would have the highest standards of breastfeeding support and standards of care.

General Mills Scholarship

  • Isabel Beas, Northeast Valley Health Corporation WIC
  • Jon Llamas, Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. WIC

Dietetic Internships

  • Allison Rogers, United Health Centers
  • Christine Kim, Northeast Valley Health Corp.
  • Hanna Huiberts, PHFE
  • Mayam Maheri, Contra Costa County
  • Victoriea Perreira‐Pico, PHFE

Graduate Students

  • Alyssa Perry, PHFE
  • Sharvette Edmonds, Northeast Valley Health Corp.

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