updates for 2021 scholarship winners!
2021 Kid for the Wild Scholarship goes to 2 different young women who will participate in outdoor programs this summer.
Chloe Lopez Hawkins is excited to learn more plant names and about her Grama’s connection with the outdoors
Maddy Waters has had some profound influences in her life around the natural world. Her comment,
Malala Yousafzai stood up for what she believed in,
and fought to change gender inequality in her home country. She started alone, but by speaking
out and refusing to stay silent (even when she was shot by the Taliban). She opened people’s
eyes, inciting determination in them. She gathered support from all over the world, this one girl
made a difference. She couldn’t have done it alone of course, but she was the driving force
behind this movement, it all started and came back to her. Because as Nobel Peace Prize
winner Mahatma Gandhi once said: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
expresses her passion about life and the outdoors fuels this passion.
See note below from one very happy Alpen girl participant!
Thanks to all of you who have helped keep this scholarship fund alive.