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Soroptimist Club grants $7,000 to Truckee High School graduates

This month, Soroptimist International of Truckee Donner awarded $7,000 in scholarships to Truckee High and Sierra High graduates.

On June 4, Soroptimist President-Elect Pati Johnson and Soroptimist Joan Kreamer attended the Evening of Excellence at Truckee High School and were honored to present SITD scholarships to two female Truckee High graduates. Zoe Brunings was awarded $3,000 and Hailey Degraff was awarded $2,000.

On June 18, Soroptimist members, Pamela English, Denise Eyton-Lloyd and Joan Kreamer attended Sierra High’s graduation at the Kings Beach Event Center and awarded four scholarships to Natali Morales $1,000; Sasha Nicole Del Principe $400; Kalli Robertson $400 and Denia Lopez $200.

“I have been part of the scholarship review committee for both the Truckee High Scholarships and the Sierra High Scholarships,” Pati Johnson said in a news release. “We have many, many young people in our community who are hardworking, talented, interesting, engaged and determined. They are truly inspiring and give me much hope for the future.”

The Soroptimist International of Truckee Donner holds monthly club meetings on the second Thursday of each month at noon at Zano’s Restaurant (11401 Donner Pass Rd.) in Truckee. All women are invited to join us as a guest by emailing us at For more information, go to

SITD hosts the “Oldest and Best” Wine tasting and Restaurant Faire each year, on the first Saturday of June and Soroptishop, an evening of wine, food and shopping featuring local artisans, on the third Thursday of November.

Soroptimist ( is an international volunteer service organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Soroptimist International of Truckee Donner ( is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Source: Soroptimist International of Truckee Donner

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