Recently, Kari Catrambone, an exercise physiology major, finishing her junior year at California State University, Chico, was honored as one of seven national 2016 recipients of Atria Senior Living’s Ronnie Boatman Commitment to Excellence Scholarship.
The scholarship was created by Atria Senior Living, one of the nation’s largest providers of independent living, assisted living and memory care services based in Louisville, KY, in memory of Ronnie Boatman, a long-tenured employee who served in several roles at Atria before succumbing to cancer in January 2005.
Kari’s mother Janelle, serves as the engage life director at Atria North Escondido. “I know that Janelle is so proud of her daughter’s academic accomplishments,” said Helen Patsiouras, executive director at Atria North Escondido. “Kari displays characteristics that are indicative of future success. We are delighted to assist in her pursuit of higher education and help her further her dreams in the exercise physiology field.”
When she isn’t playing soccer and lacrosse, Kari volunteers with Red Cross, MS society and participates in fundraisers for the American Heart Association.
Kari was awarded the scholarship at Atria North Escondido, a senior living community, located at 1342 N Escondido Blvd, in Escondido.