The Junior League of Savannah awarded five $1000 scholarships to the following high school seniors from Chatham, Bryan , Effingham, Bulloch, Jasper, Liberty , Glynn, and Beaufort (SC) counties who demonstrated a strong commitment to volunteerism and outstanding community involvement.
Scholarships are not based on academic or athletic ability and are awarded each spring by the JLS.
These scholarships represent a $5,000 annual commitment by the League to the future generation.
In addition, a joint scholarship with International Paper in the amount of $1000 was given to an outstanding senior from Johnson High School who not only excelled in scholastic activities, volunteering at Hospice, March of Dimes, Dune Defenders, Upward Bound, May Street YMCA and much more.
Analicia Wallace from Johnson High School will attend Jacksonville University this fall.
2009 Kids Who Care Scholarship Recipients: Analicia Wallace – Senior, Johnson High School; Jessica Graff – Senior, Glynn Academy; Kevin Lewis – Senior, Benedictine Military School; Julia Carpenter – Senior, Savannah Christian Preparatory School; Zachary Riddle – Senior, Savannah Arts Academy.
The Junior League of Savannah is an organization of over 1,000 women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
The 2008-2009 Board of Directors President Lynn Brennan passed the gavel to Julie Allen who will serve as Board President for 2009- 2010.
2008-2009 outgoing community advisory board members Tanya Y. Milton,
The Savannah Tribune,
and Dickey Mopper, Mopper- Stapen Realtors were recognized for their service to the League.
The Junior League of Savannah was established on January 7, 1926, when the organization was admitted in the Association of Junior Leagues International.
Through the power of our association, the Junior League of Savannah will strengthen communities by embracing diverse perspectives, building partnerships and inspiring shared solutions.