Junior Samaritan members are college-bound middle and high school students from the Paso Robles, CA community. Founding members have been working toward their shared goal since November, 2014.
Vivian Hawkins, President
My name is Vivian Hawkins and I am the president of Junior Samaritans. I am currently a Senior at Templeton High School. I am part of a club at my school that does volunteer work for the communities of San Luis Obispo County. I have always been drawn to helping others and I joined this club in order to be a part of something whose purpose is just that. Our goal is to create a medical clinic for the community in San Quintin, Mexico.
Hi my name is Will Mitchell and I am currently a student at Templeton High School. I enjoy playing soccer, running, and hanging out with friends and family. The reason that I joined the Junior Samaritans was because I thought that it would be a great experience to be able to help out those who are in need. I really enjoy being able to actually meet the people that we are helping and seeing the difference that we make in their lives.
Paul Schram, Fundraising
My name is Paul Schram and I am the Secretary of the Junior Samaritans. I am currently a senior at Templeton High School. My mission is to give back to those who are in need. That is why I became an active member of Junior Samaritans. Our goal is to create a free-standing medical clinic in San Quintin, Mexico. I am very active in sports including high school soccer and track.
Sophia Crescioli, Media & Marketing
I am Sophie Crescioli and I am the other CO-VP of Media and Marketing. I am a senior at Templeton High School where I take many science and math classes concentrated on the STEM field. In my free time, I enjoy dancing with San Luis Obispo Movement Arts Center. This is my first year being a part of the Junior Samaritans and I am excited to continue to help those in need.
Gavin Barnes, Treasurer
I'm Gavin Barnes and I am a Senior at Templeton High School. I play varsity golf and I am involved in three clubs through the school. In my free time I enjoy spending time with friends and family, golfing, hiking, and traveling. The primary reason I joined the organization is to help support and provide for those in need.