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Katy Chapters of National Charity League Celebrate Senior Class


March 10, 2021

By Jennifer Miko

Meet the the Katy National Charity League senior class of 2021 from the Azalea, Katy, Lady Bird, and Star chapters. These remarkable young women, along with their mothers, dedicated thousands of hours, over the past six years, to philanthropic community service projects. Congratulations!

Dozens of local and national organizations have benefited from the contributions of the National Charity League (NCL), Inc. chapters in Katy. Through mission-based programming, the NCL develops socially responsible community leaders and strengthens the mother-daughter bond.



Photo: Kim Schaffer Photography

Front Row, left to right: Mandy Thompson, Megan Thompson, Isabel Csitkovits, Ann Regan, Mia Alcoser, Hannah Strohm, Hannah Kirby

Second row, left to right: Lauren Suchoff, Caroline Corbin, Jenna Marsack, Kennedy Stovall, Mallory Madrigal

Third Row, left to right: Peyton Sykes, Reagan Thieme, Molly Bender, Caroline Schmidt, Avery Cook, Ruthanne Martin, Kathryn Ferrell

Fourth Row, left to right: Elisa Meloche, Virginia Williams, Sarah Bryant

Top Row: Greta Jackson

The National Charity League, Inc. Azalea Chapter celebrates the accomplishments of each of the girls in the Azalea class of 2021. They have worked, with their mothers, to contribute to the community over the past six years. Together, they have served over 3500 volunteer hours and have succeeded in fulfilling the important mission of the NCL by fostering mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development, and cultural experience.

The generous members of the Azalea Chapter have dedicated their time and energy to projects supporting local and national organizations such as The Ballard House, Katy Autism Support Group, American Heart Association, Katy Christian Ministries, The Brookwood Community, Special Pals, Christ Clinic and many more.



Photo: Kim Schaffer Photography

Front Row, left to right: Sarah Schneider, Kaya Lilley, Gabrielle Allen, Sydney Gendron, Elise DeGeeter, Amy Skelton, Carly Skelton, Grace Liu, Megan McNichol, Tess Hefty, Allison Herleth Back Row

Standing, left to right: Chloe LaBard, Sofia Watne, Caroline Kunkel, Katherine Kunkel, Mallory Reynolds, Jaclyn Guerrero Caitlin Zimmerman, Claire Stockard, Henley Beisert, Emily Kristynik

NCL's Katy Chapter class of 2021, along with their mothers, have volunteered more than 8,000 hours over six years. Their philanthropic service to the community helped the American Cancer Society, ARC of Katy, The Ballard House, Brookwood Community, Citizens for Animal Protection, Texas Children’s Hospital, Clothed By Faith, and other organizations.

Formed in 1984, the Katy Chapter of NCL is the oldest chapter in Katy and believes that the experience of giving back to others helps to strengthen the mother-daughter relationship and sets the stage for a successful future.



Photo: Kim Schaffer Photography

Front Row, left to right: Brooklyn Moore, Ashley Novosad

Second Row, left to right: Katherine “Kat” Cleckler, Saniya Muzimdar, Elizabeth O’Rear, Kate Letson, Cassie Trevino, Kaylee Swailes, Ella Marsh, Lily Baumgardner, Alexis Hance

Third Row, left to right: Charlotte Manske, Julia Nowak, Kaitlyn Killinger

Top Row, left to right: Asha Kalapatapu, Zara Shipchandler, Anika Lahoti, Emily Perez, Natalie Waid, Saanya Sehgal, Hadley Sturdevant, Madeline Morrow

The 22 members of the class of 2021 for the Lady Bird Chapter have achieved many accomplishments while in the NCL. Along with their mothers, these ladies have volunteered more than 9,405 hours of philanthropic service to their community over the past six years.

The members of the Lady Bird Chapter have served in a variety of leadership positions, along with planning events, and attending various cultural events. They have worked with numerous local and national organizations such as Camp Hope, Fort Bend Rainbow Room, Angel Gowns, Susan G. Komen – Race For The Cure, Krause Children’s Center, Fort Bend County Women’s Center, Alzheimer’s Association, and many more.



Photo: Kim Schaffer Photography

Front Row, left to right: Adriana Gimenez, Elizabeth Fowler, Claire Dumas, Kaylie Martin.

Center Row, left to right: Emily Hutson, Emma Drury, Emma Samaie, Morgan Stahl, Isabella Carr, Cassidy Mazy, Julia Diehl

Top Row, left to right: Allyson Struble, Abby Scott, Savanna Zavidny, Camryn Noble, Alexandra Cotton, Hannah Ivey, Sydney Shushan, Brooke Berry, Sadie Stalker, Shannon King, Abigail Moon, Ava Adams, Elise Stovall, Megan Knicely

Over the last six years, the senior class of the NCL Star Chapter, alongside their mothers, have contributed over 12,211 volunteer hours at 32 local charities. The Class of 2021 volunteered at the Westview School, Neighborhood Kidz Club, Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP), Interfaith Ministries (Meals on Wheels), The Ballard House, Katy Christian Ministries, Fort Bend Women’s Center, The Krause Center, The Monty Ballard YMCA, Willow River Farms, and more.

In addition to serving their community through volunteering, these young ladies were also honing leadership skills and developing cultural awareness by planning and attending educational meetings, chapter-wide events, socials, class retreats, and cultural events.


About National Charity League, Inc.

Established in Los Angeles, CA in 1925, and incorporated in 1958, the National Charity League, Inc. is the nation's premier mother-daughter non-profit organization. Currently, the philanthropic organization has over 200,000 members nationwide.

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