Kiwanis Scholarships Awarded to Lee & Pittman

From left, Judy Lee, Emily Pittman, Carissa Pittman (Emily’s mom) and Kiwanis President Karen Kendall. Kiwanis meets each Tuesday at noon at Trinity on the Hill Church and is open to everyone. Kiwanis was founded in 1948 and is the oldest service organization in Los Alamos and focuses on youth projects. For more information, visit Photo by Sharon Stover


The Los Alamos Kiwanis Club presented scholarships to Judy Lee and Emily Pittman at a recent Tuesday Kiwanis meeting.

Lee was recognized for her community service to RSVP at the Betty Ehart Senior Center as well as the symphonic orchestra, assisting at the UNM-LA Science Department and participating in the German Club, National Honors Society, Natural Helpers and diving team. She plans to attend Amherst College in Massachusetts and study biochemistry with pre-med intent. Her goal is to serve her community as a medical doctor. 

Pittman was recognized for her strong participation in Key Club as a two-year officer (Historian and Multi Media Editor).  While in Key Club, she participated in welcoming new students to orientation, the Children’s Christmas Bazaar, Breakfast with Santa, Relay for Life, Mountain School Carnival and organized a week of appreciation for LAHS teacher Joy Hansberry. In addition, she volunteers at PEEC and the Jemez Mountain Trail runs. Her plans to attended UNM and study mechanical engineering.