Alumnae Award


Spirit of Sophie in the World Alumnae Award


This annual award is given to a graduate of Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart whose very life is an eloquent lesson to the world of values of Sacred Heart education. 

A woman of faith, who embraces the vision of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat in her everyday life, the recipient of the Alumnae Award has contributed beyond the norm to the building of community by demonstrating an active concern for the dignity of others.  The recipient is well-known and respected in the community as a woman of compassion and hope. 

 She has brought the spirit of Sophie into the world.

Yvanna Cancela ’06
First Latina State Senator in Nevada
Executive Director, Immigrant Workers Citizenship Project
Giselle Guerra ’93
Medical Director, Miami Transplant Institute and the Living Donor Kidney Program
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Diane Kozak Brewer ’67
Retired Bank Executive