The Ahwatukee Republican Women’s (ARW) Club awarded the Annual Marjorie Minor Scholarship of $500 to Desert Vista High School senior Jessica Marie Kolodziej at its general meeting on May 27.

Marjorie Miner presented the scholarship, accompanied by guest speakers, CD 9 Congressional Candidates Wendy Rogers, Andrew Walter and ARW President Debbie Smith.

The ARW Marjorie Miner Scholarship is open to all Ahwatukee graduating seniors. Student applicants submit essays addressing their personal involvement in the areas of volunteer service Extra Curricular Activities, Organization or Club Memberships, History of Employment and Future Education Goals.

Ahwatukee Republican Women (ARW) is a local affiliate of the Arizona Federation of Republican Women (AzFRW) and the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW). ARW general meetings are monthly on the fourth Tuesday at the Clarion Hotel, 5121 E. La Puente Ave., with social networking at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7 p.m. Contact: or

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