National Charity League awards outstanding graduating women

By Jay Seidel
La Habra Journal

The National Charity League, Inc., Whittier Chapter, recently awarded over $18,000 in scholarships to 16 graduating high school seniors.
The young women from La Habra, Sonora, La Serna, Whittier, Los Altos, Wilson and California high schools were honored at the La Habra Community Center.
National Charity League, Inc. is a mother and daughter non-profit organization  committed to serving the local community.  The philanthropic organization is focused on community service, cultural experiences, and leadership development.  Each year, members are required to volunteer a minimum of 30 hours serving our community.
The Whittier Chapter of NCL, Inc., hosts a yearly benefit to raise funds to support local organizations and college scholarships to young women in the local service area.
Selection of the scholarship recipients were based on various criteria, but with an emphasis on their volunteer service to the community.
The following are the recipients from La Habra and Sonora:

Kimberly Arreguin   Sonora
Nikki Chamberlain   LHHS
Carley Christerson   LHHS
Gillian Hart        LHHS
Madison Martin        LHHS
Erin Murphy        Sonora
Lia Oliden            Sonora
Nicole Ramos        LHHS
Kristen Sauceda        Sonora

Started in 1995, the La Habra Journal is an independent community news source serving the cities of La Habra and La Habra Heights.