On Saturday, June 20, 2015, Ruth Ryan-Cruz, Esq. was a guest speaker at the MANA de San Diego’s scholarship awards ceremony held at the University of California, San Diego’s School of Medicine‘s Medical Education and Telemedicine Bldg. In speaking, Ruth addressed the 2014-2015 Latina scholarship recipients about the importance of higher education.
At this event, $15,000 in scholarships were awarded to Latinas pursuing higher education. MANA de San Diego provided a special thanks to Dr. Patricia J. Cantero, Scholarship Chair, and her committee: Veronica Bejar, Dr. Lupe H. Buell, Velma Calvario Gloria Cazares, Dr. Cynthia Davalos, Melissa Gonzalez, Lucy Hernandez, Janina Jimenez, Lolita Lizarraga, Cassandra Mougin, Dr. Ana Navarro, Elena Perez, Rose Reyes and Dr. Marissa Vasquez.
Community sponsors included: Community Health Group, Cox Communications, Mission Federal Credit Union, and Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz=
Individual sponsors included: Anonymous, Dr. Patricia Cantero, Dolores & Michael Dweck – “Jose Luis Wiarco Scholarship”, Norma Jasso, Lolita Lizarraga, Elisa Sanchez – “Jose D. Sanchez Scholarship.”
Photo courtesy of MANA de San Diego