5-25-2017 – Corona – Congratulations Carolina Hernandez! She was named Riverside County’s Young Lady of the Year for the Second District! Carolina is a senior attending Corona High School. She currently holds a weighted 4.02 grade point average and intends to continue her education at the University of California, Berkeley, where she plans on studying education and pursue a career in teaching. Carolina is the president of the Big Brothers Big Sisters club at Corona High School where she serves as a role model to young women and men her age and younger. In addition, she serves as the Co-president of the AVID Council, Vice President of the Library Club and the K-Pop club, and recently received the UNITY award for her outstanding community service. Carolina is an inspiration to many students and has a bright future ahead of her!
Ten women and young ladies chosen by the Riverside County Commission for Women were recognized Tuesday, May 23rd, for the their work to bring about social and economic change, for acting as role models and for improving the status of women in Riverside County. The Commission for Women’s 2017 Woman & Young Lady of the Year awards were presented at the Board of Supervisors meeting in Riverside. The women and young ladies also were recognized for the efforts to promote women’s equality, and for their work on behalf of women’s issues or providing outstanding performance in their professions to further advocate women’s rights.