Ronald Pan - 2020

Ronald attended the University of California Los Angeles for his undergraduate education and currently attends Azusa Pacific University.  He is pursuing a Master of Science degree with the goal of becoming a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, and subsequently earning a doctorate in nursing. Professionally, Ronald has worked as a Registered Nurse in a residential treatment facility, an emergency department, and as a suicide hotline nurse who has taken over 400 calls.  In college, Ronald created an organization focusing on fitness for people with disabilities such as autism, anxiety, and depression.  He created a safe place targeting the needs of individuals with special needs to learn about fitness. Ronald plans to continue focusing his education and professional growth on effective ways to reduce the rate of suicide among Autistic youth.  Ronald has exemplified incredible resilience, work ethic, and service to his community.  


Meghan Harris - 2019

Meghan graduated from Rio Americano High School (Sacramento, CA) in 2017, and is currently studying Nursing at American River College.  She has worked in customer service and child education as a swim instructor. As a swim instructor, Meghan instructed children with special needs and provided unique accommodations for each of her students to establish an optimal learning environment.  Her leadership experience includes being a lead swim instructor/manager and serving four years as a leader on her swim team.  Meghan plans to continue her education by completing her undergraduate degree in Nursing followed by a graduate degree in Nursing.  She is hardworking, driven, and focused on serving children and families in our community.

Mark Marsenovic - 2018

Mark graduated from Jesuit High School in 2016 and is currently studying Political Science at the University of Southern California (Class of 2020).  He has worked in fitness, construction, customer service, and as an Investigative Assistant for the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office.  His leadership experience includes being a captain on his Rugby and Speech and Debate teams, and in various capacities during his volunteer work at his local church, Sky High, and Camp Okizu.  Mark aims to become an attorney practicing in either criminal law or health/malpractice law.  He is resilient, hardworking, and dreams of helping others through the practice of law. 


Delilah Martin - 2018


Delilah graduated from Everett Alvarez High School (Salinas, CA) in 2015 and is currently studying Sociology at Sacramento State University.  She has worked in customer service and childcare, and volunteered for The Ronald McDonald House, local women’s shelters, food banks, and home healthcare facilities.  Her leadership experience includes being a shift lead, captain on her tennis and softball teams, and leading various academic course projects.  Delilah plans to continue her education by earning her Master of Social Work, pursue licensure, and begin working in the field.  She is smart, hardworking, and determined to help those in need throughout our community.  

Jasmine Peña - 2017

Jasmine graduated from West Campus High School in 2014 and is currently studying Animal Science at California State University Fresno (Class of 2019). She has worked as a Spanish interpreter for the Sacramento County Office of Education and as an assistant at Land Park Pony Rides while also volunteering for organizations such as Fiesta Educativa, Project R.I.D.E., and the Fresno State Equine Unit. Jasmine aims to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in Equine Medicine and eventually open her own hippotherapy center for people with disabilities.  She is hardworking, intelligent, compassionate, family-centered, and loves helping others.