The Woman’s Club of Vista GFWC recently awarded $16,000 in scholarships to seniors from seven different Vista schools. Marie Joyce, a representative for California Assemblymember Marie Waldron, presented certificates to each of the scholarship recipients to acknowledge their outstanding accomplishments. The students were also invited to speak and covered topics from their experiences such as learning to speak English, being raised by a single parent, growing up as part of a military family, and contributing to International Space Station scientific experiments. Scholarship recipients included Jocelyn Ordonez, Marissa Medici, Therese Ahlers, Alyx Bogus, Kyle Scarcia, Areli Hernandez, Rose Smith, Kayla Lattig, Antonia Pantanleon, Aleshanee Ventura, and Iray Gomez. The students will be attending universities such as Yale, Mount Holyoke College, MiraCosta College, UCLA, Point Loma Nazarene University, and Palomar College. For more information visit