Dream It Be It


MARCH 2017:
l/r - Sue Galliani, member SIHB, Rachel Sidoti, Carson Schulz, and Donna Wright, president of SIHB

On March 15, Soroptimist International of Humboldt Bay honored Carson Schulz and Rachel Sidoti as Girls of the Month.
Carson Schulz, a senior at St. Bernard’s Academy, is the daughter of Kelly and LaWana Schulz.  She has been on the Honor Roll all through high school and was selected as a Rhododendron Youth Ambassador.
Her activities include varsity soccer all four years and JV and varsity basketball in her freshman and sophomore years.  Carson also worked on the yearbook and is co-editor this year.  Her community service includes working as an assistant coach for the Freshwater Girls basketball team and fish painting at the Shelter Cove kayak tournament.
Carson’s loves the outdoors and plans to attend HSU to become a wildlife biologist.
Rachael Sidoti is the daughter of Roberta and Mike Sidoti.  She is a senior at Eureka High School and has been named Student of the Month.  Her other honors include Honor Roll, captain of the volleyball team and most inspirational player.  Rachel is also active in FFA and received the Greenhand Chapter and State FFA degrees and is the student body representative for her chapter.
Some of her community service hours also revolve around FFA and their Christmas Toys for Tots Drive.  Other activities include St. Joseph’s Hospital volunteer and a math tutor for Zane Middle School.
Rachel is planning on attending either College of the Redwoods or UC Davis next year with a  major in nursing.  Her goal is to eventually become a nurse practitioner.

l/r -  Donna Wright, president SIHB, Rachel Barnett, Jenna Osenbaugh, Chanina Thao, and Janice Stewart, member SIHB

Soroptimist International of Humboldt Bay honored the following young ladies as Girls of the Month for February: Regina Osenbaugh from Academy of the Redwoods, Chanina Thao from Eureka High School, and Rachel Barnett from St. Bernard’s Academy.
Jenna Osenbaugh is the daughter of Regina Osenbaugh.  She is an active volunteer at Teen Court and served as a leader, juror and attorney and was honored as Volunteer of the Month.  Other accomplishments of note are being nominee for Girls’ State, Volunteer of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club, and serving as the Executive Vice President of the Associated Students of College of the Redwoods.
Other activities and community service for Jenna include: The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Commission; 2nd-3rd grade classroom teacher for MOPs (Moms of Pre-schoolers) at the Faith Center; Zoo Interpretation Program (ZIP); Teacher’s Assistant in English and study hall; and Faith Center volunteer in the Kidzone.
Jenna’s goal is to become an international business attorney and will attend the Hult International School of Business and as a business major with a focus on international business and finish up with law school.
Chanina Thao is the daughter of Pao Thao and Bao Vue.  As a senior at Eureka High School, she has been on the honor roll every semester, took 3rd place in the Soundpost Youth Foundation Express-to-Distress video contest, and received the NSHSS (National Society of High School Scholars) Award.
Other activities that Chanina participates in are:  Playing the guitar and ukulele, drawing and other arts and crafts; makings films  and editing videos, graphic designing/video art, photography, dance, cooking, embroidery, and crocheting.  She is also a member of AVID,
K-POP Hip Hop Club and the Multicultural Club.  Her community service include decorating and organizing Winship Middle School Haunted House (2015), cater/serve meals at the Senior AVID Honorary Ceremony, and volunteering at the Senior Award Night.
Chanina says about her future, “I don’t have an idea of what my future occupation s going to be nut I would love to have an occupation that has some traveling.  I would love to travel around the world to work.”  To help her develop a clearer picture of the future, she will start at College of the Redwoods and move on from there.
Rachel Barnett is the daughter of Janet and Scott Barnett.  As a senior at St. Bernard’s Academy she has been a Scholar Athlete and on the President’s Honor Roll every year, received the Varsity Softball Coach’s Award, Varsity Softball, Golden Glove Outfield Award, and outstanding academic awards in algebra II, English honors, and ceramics.
She’s been active 4 years in:  Softball, volleyball, and cheerleading, 2 years of basketball; class president 3 years; a member of the National Honor Society and the California Scholarship Federation; International Club secretary; and, student ambassador.  In her spare(?) time, she worked at a movie theatre, as an ASA softball umpire.
She plans to stay in California for college and attend a UC to major in biology and study neuroscience with a goal of becoming a neurologist.

l/r - Kelly Sanders, Jacqueline Holmes, Taevia Salazar, Donna Wright, Madison Sylvia