Two eighth-grade members of Girls Inc. of Carpinteria, Alonda Badillo and Janysha Gamez, were awarded the Girls Inc. National 8th Grade Scholarship. The girls were among 10 Girls Inc. members nationally to be chosen for the $500 scholarship. “Alonda and Janysha are incredibly committed to Girls Inc. and their education. These awards are also a testament to our outstanding program staff and their ongoing commitment to our girls and their families,” said Executive Director Victoria Juarez.

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