In honor of long-time CJSF adviser/CSF-CJSF Board Member Joanna DiGiovanna, we are pleased to award one CJSF student from each CSF/CJSF region this year.

  • North Region Finalist: Chloe Alchin, Chapter 158 – Bidwell Junior High School
  • Central Finalist: Charlene Dixon, Chapter 547 – St. Joachim School
  • South: Caitlyn DeJesus, Chapter 961 – Oak Middle School
  • Central Coast: Jayden Kim, Chapter 1284 – Dartmouth Middle School
  • South Central: Jinal Dungrani, Chapter 257  – Sierra Vista Junior High School

CJSF DiGiovanna Award 2016-17

CJSF 50th Anniversary Digiovanna Memorial Award – $500 (one award)

This award involved an essay about community service in memory of former CJSF adviser and board member, Joanna DiGiovanna, who passed away in June 2016.

The winning essay was written by Brenna Acosta, Woodrow Wallace MS – Lake Isabella, Adviser Tammy Howard. Congratulations!