Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime Announces Six Goleta Teen of the Year Finalists for 2017

The Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime has announced the selection of six finalists for 2017 Goleta Teen of the Year honors.

The initial group of teens has been narrowed to six exceptional finalists. These six teens will be interviewed by a panel of community leaders on Sunday, March 12. The panel will select a winner and runner-up after considering the teen’s application, their participation in the Teen of the Year events, their overall record of community service, the quality of a required written essay, and their performance at a panel interview on at the Goleta Valley Community Center on March 12.

The recipient of this year’s Teen of the Year award will be revealed at a special evening presentation on Monday, March 20, at Glen Annie Golf Club’s Frog Bar and Grill.The winner will be awarded a $2500.00 college scholarship. All finalists will receive a monetary award and other acknowledgments, including designation of a community charity for donations from the Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime.

The six finalists will also attend a regular lunch meeting of the Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime on Tuesday, March 14, where they will each present a summary of their participation in the competition and share their plans for college and careers. Members of the community are welcome to attend the Rotary Club Lunch meeting by clicking here to make an RSVP by email.

The six finalists (in alphabetical order) for 2017 are:


Seneca Bohley
Junior at Dos Pueblos High School


Cindy Diaz
Senior at Dos Pueblos High School


Gabriela Goldberg
Senior at San Marcos High School


Amanda Hagen
Senior at Dos Pueblos High School


Layla Landeros
Junior at San Marcos High School

Susanna Sinclair
Junior at Dos Pueblos High School