The 2021-2022 Rising Stars celebrated the completion of their program and Women’s Equality Day on August 25. The reception held at the White Rhino included drinks, networking and silent auction items. The LWV thanks the White Rhino for hosting the event and auction donors including The Guiding Group and Elizabeth Salinas, Alira Spa and Escarle Silva, Another Place in Time plant nursery, Pinstripes, Houston Dairymaids and Red Dessert Dive. This year’s Rising Stars graduates include Megan Sip, Jack Enright, Priscila True, Cathryn Martinez, Tonya Knauth, Cherelle Duncan and Caroline Wilkinson.

Congratulations to Priscila True for being awarded the 2022 League of Women Voters of Houston’s Sarah Schimmer Award. Named after LWV volunteer extraordinaire Sarah Schimmer, the award recognizes exceptional service by a Rising Star. Priscila is continuing her work in the voter registration arena as a member of the LWV board of directors.