The Pasadena Journal To Honor Women In Education During Its Annual Women of Achievement in April

Published : Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 6:46 AM

Ruthie Hopkins, the Pasadena Journal's Publisher/Managing Editor, pictured with Joe C. Hopkins,  Publisher/Editor in Chief

Ruthie Hopkins, the Pasadena Journal's Publisher/Managing Editor, pictured with Joe C. Hopkins, Publisher/Editor in Chief

The Pasadena Journal newspaper will honor women in education on April 14 during its annual Women of Achievement breakfast, Journal Publisher Joe C. Hopkins has announced.

Hopkins also included a list of the upcoming honorees, including Gloria Clay, Dr. Francis Caple, Merian Stewart, Naima Olugbala, Tonita Fernandez, Tonya Davis, Pamela Hughes, and Donnetha Wallace.

“In this class of women, there is a USC Department head, two School Principals, a Special Education Specialist and Administrator, School Co-Founder and Administrator, and a Culinary Educator,” Hopkins said. “In addition to serving as mothers, wives, helpmates, and family administrators, these women serve professionally as educators. We will feature their stories of overcoming challenges and obstacles to teach and educate that will inspire you.”

The event is one the ways the Journal has been contributing to the community by highlighting and honoring outstanding local citizens.

The Breakfast isdesigned to “educate and inspire others, to provide role models for our youth and encourage them to keep up the good work,” Hopkins said in the announcement.

Tickets for the annual breakfast are on sale at the Journal office. Call (626) 798-3972 or email journal@pasadenajournal.com for more information.

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