Willman Selected Girl Scout Hall of Fame Recipient

(Albuquerque, NM) - Girl Scouts of Chaparral Council, Inc. announced seven recipients for its 2007 Hall of Fame during a dinner event May 5, one of whom was Dr. Cheryl Willman, CEO of the UNM Cancer Center.

The 2007 Hall of Fame honored women in science, technology, and engineering professions. Joining Dr. Willman this year are: Edie Cherry from Cherry/See/Reames Architects, Deidre A. Hirschfeld, Ph.D. from New Mexico Tech University, Dr. Ruby D. Lathon from Engineering Management and Technology, Chris Morgan from Sandia National Laboratories, Irene E. Ortiz, M.D. from University of New Mexico/Albuquerque Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bobbie Williams from Sandia National Laboratories, and Cheryl L. Willman, M.D. from UNM Cancer Research and Treatment Center.

All proceeds from this year's event will fund Chaparral Council's science, technology, and engineering programs for girls throughout New Mexico and southwestern Colorado.

The purpose of Girl Scouts of Chaparral Council's Hall of Fame event is to recognize local women for their achievements within their profession and community. Each year a new profession will be highlighted. The last two years of the event has raised more than $20,000 to provide programs for girls throughout the council's jurisdiction.

For more informaiton, call505/343-1040, 800-658-6768, or visitwww.chaparralgirlscouts.org.

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