Soroptimist International of Noyo Sunrise

2022-2023 Award Winners!


Kailee Thompson
Violet Richarsdon Award
for Service to the Community

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What is this award? Violet Richardson was the first President of the first Soroptimist Club 100 years ago. She was a teacher. In honor of Violet, this award recognizes young women, ages 14-18, for demonstrating leadership by identifying an issue that is important to them in their communities and the world and addressing it through their volunteer efforts. Leadership for these girls is defined as having identified a social, political and/or economic need, locally or globally, and taking action to address the need and bring about positive change.


 Emily Newton
3x Winner Live Your Dream
Club * District * Region!!
Advancement through Education


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What is this award? Soroptimist's Live Your Dream  Awards  program is a unique education award for women who provide the primary financial support for their families. Live Your Dream Awards give women the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.



Winner of the Ruby Award
for Women Helping Women

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What is this award? The Soroptimist Ruby Award honors women who, through their professional or personal efforts, are making extraordinary differences in the lives of women or girls. Honorees are women who have worked to improve the lives of other women or girls. Their work has had a significant impact, and also inspires and encourages other women.


Winners of the 2023
College Scholarships

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What is this award?

These women will meet two criteria: She will have already overcome obstacles in her young life, including anything from family hardships to social, physical, or financial barriers, in order to finish high school. Second, she will be furthering the Soroptimist mission by seeking a future that can help themselves and other women achieve economic empowerment.