Women’s College Club Awards Scholarships
SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS: Thanks to the Women’s College Club of Princeton, these young women will have help paying for their college educations. From left are Zoe Jackson, Oona DiMatteo, Ayva O’Kane, Fable Young-Shor, Salma Hashem, Jada Jones, Adrienne Wang, and Katherine Chuei. Not pictured are Richayla Smith, Marilena Cordon-Maryland, and Shreya Kota.
The Women’s College Club of Princeton held its annual Scholarship Awards Tea last month, continuing its tradition of helping outstanding young women obtain higher education. Now in its 103rd year, the club this year awarded $30,000 in scholarships.
There were 11 recipients from four Princeton high schools. The Florence Bell Hillier Award was presented by J. Robert Hillier (a Town Topics shareholder) to Zoe Jackson of Princeton Day School. She will attend the University of Southern California. The Ramona S. Peyton Award in honor of a former member was presented by Murray Peyton to Adrienne Wang of Stuart Country Day School. She will attend Carnegie Mellon University.
The Marjory White Memorial Scholarship, also in honor of a former member, was given to Oona DiMatteo of Princeton Day School. She will attend Tulane University. The Luna Kayser Scholarship was awarded to Fable Young-Shor of Princeton High School. She will attend Alfred University. The Harriet Peterson Award was given to Katherine Chuei of Princeton High School. She will attend the University of Wisconsin.
The Molly Updike Award was given to Salma Hashem of Princeton High School. She will attend New York University. The Women’s College Club of Princeton Scholarships were given to Hun School graduate Jada Jones, who will attend Amherst College; and Princeton Day School graduate Marilena Cordon-Maryland, who will attend Loyola University-Maryland.
Recipients of The Women’s College Club Scholarships from Princeton High School are Richayla Smith, who will attend Hampton University; Shreya Kota, who will attend Rutgers University; and Ayva O’Kane, who will attend Syracuse University. The tea was attended by parents, relatives, friends, and guidance counselors from the Hun School, Princeton Day School, and Stuart Country Day School.