Student Awards


Kathy Vest, Student Award Chairperson, and Jasmine Bartres, Independence                         AAUW Scholarship Recipient

Jasmine Bartres ~ Student Scholarship Recipient        

Jasmine Bartres, Van Horn student, is the recipient of the AAUW
Independence $1000 Student Scholarship Award. Kathy Vest presented
the certificate to her at the April 22nd Branch Meeting. Jasmine is a highly
motivated student that has persevered and excelled throughout her
schooling despite multiple challenges, including homelessness and
the deportation of a parent. Jasmine has taken multiple College
Level courses while attending High School, as well as working 35 hours a week.
She plans to attend Kansas State University to study
Architecture, with an emphasis on planning eco-friendly housing
solutions for homeless individuals. Jasmine expressed great
appreciation for the support of her social worker at Van Horn, Miss
Jackson, and thanked the Branch for her Scholarship Award.