Ms. Sobaski was a teacher in Las Vegas who battled stage 4 breast cancer for half of her teaching career.
While fighting breast cancer, Ms. Sobaski taught her students that it’s possible to be strong even when facing the most difficult challenges in life.
This scholarship seeks to help students who honor Ms. Sobaski’s legacy through their strength, bravery, passion, and kindness in the face of difficult circumstances.
Any high school junior or senior in Nevada who has overcome obstacles in life may apply for this scholarship. Students interested in becoming educators or going into social work are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, tell us about a challenge you faced and how you were able to overcome it through strength and kindness.