2021 Scholarship Recipient – Jessie Ellico Franks

The Sierra Madre Rose Float Association is pleased to announce that Jessie Ellico Franks is the recipient of our 2021 SMRFA Scholarship Award.

Jessie Ellico Franks, recipient of the 2021 Scholarship

This award recognizes one student in either their senior year of high school or first year of college who has demonstrated academic excellence, service to the community, and a dedication to the work of the Sierra Madre Rose Float Association.  Jessie served as a SMRFA princess for the 2020 parade.  She is a 2021 graduate of CS Arts High School. In the fall, she will be studying at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, Wales, where she will pursue a BA (hons) in acting. She has been a wonderful contributor to the SMRFA crew for many years and will be missed in the SMRFA shop.


Evelyn Shaffer, Treasurer, presenting Jessie with her certificate and check