Darrick Bair, driver supervisor at YouthWorks, passes out meals at El Rancho de las Golondrinas in La Cienega during a recent food distribution effort. YouthWorks gave away 150 meals. The organization distributes food from 3 to 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Rancho de las Golondrinas.

Faces & places

Although the novel coronavirus pandemic prevented members of 100 Women Who Care Santa Fe from meeting in person, they still managed to raise a significant amount of money for Esperanza Shelter.

Earlier this month, they presented a check for more than $11,000 to the organization, which provides services for hundreds of families annually that have experienced domestic violence.

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The Santa Fe Community Foundation has announced a seventh round of grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund, addressing immediate needs in communities across Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, San Miguel and Mora counties.

A total of $46,000 in grants were made to the following 12 organizations:

u Dual Language Education of New Mexico

u Earth Care for what THE truck

u El Valle Women’s Collaborative

u Española Community Market

u Mora Valley Community Health Services, Inc.

u National Dance Institute of New Mexico

u New Mexico Immigrant Law Center

u Northern New Mexico College — Sostenga Farm

u Resolve

u Santa Fe Dreamers Project

u The Indigenous Knowledge Collective

u Turquoise Trail Charter School

With this round of grants and over the past two months, the COVID-19 Response Fund

has distributed nearly $720,000 to 99 organizations.

To apply to the COVID-19 Response Fund, visit santafecf.org/nonprofits/grantseekers.

Tax-deductible donations can be made at SantaFeCF.org, by calling 505-988-9715 or by texting “covid” to 505-333-4714.

Education standouts

The following Santa Fe residents were honored recently by Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo.: Aydin Gates received the Crown-Goodman Presidential Scholarship, Carly Bonwell received the Outstanding Senior Academic Award in Environmental Studies and Pema Baldwin received the Cutler Publications Award.

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The following Santa Fe students recently were named to the Dean’s List at Northeastern University in Boston for the spring semester: Sarah Kushner, who is majoring in behavioral neuroscience; Rachel Stumbo, who is majoring in business administration; and Zoe Unverferth, who is majoring in communication studies and theater.

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The following area students were named to the spring semester Dean’s List at Eastern New Mexico University:

Los Alamos: Lily Johnson, Hannah Morgan, Charles Christensen, Sean Collins, Amanda Mcmillan, Casey Trujillo

Santa Fe: Larissa Aragon, Jasmine Baez, Veronica Burrola, Jared Jones

Edgewood: Cameron Colson, Nathaniel Minton, Marilyn Upchurch, Victoria Strickland

Las Vegas, N.M.: John Linzie, Dolores Lopez, Ruby Martinez, Zant Zamora

Española: Chloe Fell, Richard Sandoval

Pecos: Natalie Franco

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Several local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City: Derek Kober, Sarah Lott, Evan Oro, Jesse Prime, Claire Ticknor and Catherine Rousculp of Los Alamos, and Isaac Shelton of Santa Fe.

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Jack Geurts of Santa Fe graduated from the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt., last month with a Bachelor of Science in parks, recreation and tourism.

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