Diana Rangel named 2024 Angeline Gale Scholarship recipient

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Diana Rangel

AAUW Naperville Area is please to award the 2024 Angeline Gale Scholarship to Diana Rangel. Diana is a woman of remarkable determination and compassion. Currently serving as a Certified Medical Assistant at Northwestern Immediate Care in Wheaton, Illinois, Diana demonstrates strong commitment to her profession and community. In addition to her work, Diana is a dedicated student at Rasmussen University in Romeoville, where she is fervently pursuing her dream of becoming a Surgical Technologist. She is set to graduate in December 2024.

As a single mother of two wonderful boys, Diana finds solace and joy in their shared moments, embracing the simple pleasures of outdoor walks, fishing, and movie nights. Diana hails from a proud Hispanic heritage. Her journey is a testament to the resilience and unity of immigrant families.

With aspirations to become a traveling Surgical Technologist and offer her expertise where it’s most needed, Diana embodies the spirit of service and compassion, inspiring us all to reach for the stars and make a difference in the world.

About the Angeline Gale Scholarship

The Angeline Gale Scholarship, established in 1971 in memory of educator and AAUW Naperville founder Angeline Gale, encourages women to pursue higher education, even when their progress has been interrupted. The 2024 scholarship was funded through the AAUW Naperville Area annual book sale, AAUW Naperville bridge group and J. McLaughlin fundraisers.