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The Grotto Scholar

San Francisco, CA

Since 1994, the Writers' Grotto has provided office space for creative, self-employed journalists and writers of fiction, film, narrative nonfiction, poetry and more, and offered classes taught by their thriving, ever-growing community. Every year, The Grotto rallies its members to support a student with an interest in writing. Currently, a match has been offered, so that every dollar you donate will be worth twice that to Ashley. So please, give what you can!

Ashley, the Grotto Scholar

"I am a devoted high school wrestler who is fascinated with writing, and I have a desire to teach."

We're thrilled to congratulate Grotto Scholar, Ashley Ornelas, as she embarks on her college journey at San Jose State University! Ashley is entering her sophomore year, majoring in English Education, and hopes to become a teacher. She completed her first year with a 3.2 GPA. In high school, she was a volunteer tutor, camp counselor, and a member of the sailing club. An avid wrestler, she was voted 'Most Inspirational' by her high school wrestling team.

Thank you to Ashley's donors!



89% Funded
Donation Needed: $661.00

The Writers' Grotto Scholar

Generously supported by donations from the good people of the San Francisco Writers' Grotto Community