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Published on Monday, March 25, 2019

Former City Manager Auctions Fiesta Sashes, Medals to Benefit Young Women’s Leadership Academy

Community invited to bid, fund college prep for area students

CONTACT: Lindsey Campbell 


SAN ANTONIO (March 25, 2019) — Former City Manager Sheryl Sculley is auctioning her personal collection of 13 years’ worth of Fiesta gear to benefit the San Antonio Independent School District Young Women’s Leadership Academy. Often recognized for her commitment to women’s leadership development at the City of San Antonio, Sculley will personally match all bid donations up to a total of $10,000 to support funding for the students’ college education.


“Our young people of today will be tomorrow’s city leaders,” Sculley said. “These mementos from my career at the City are priceless, and I invite the community to take advantage of this fun opportunity to show their support of the Young Women’s Leadership Academy and their critical mission of preparing San Antonio’s girls for the future. Viva!”


Those looking to get a piece of San Antonio Fiesta history for a worthy cause can place their bids now at Bidding is open until 11 p.m. on Sunday, March 31. Winners will be notified the following day where to pick up their timeless Fiesta piece.


“Sheryl exemplifies the leadership qualities we want for our girls—confidence, determination and drive,” said Delia McLerran, principal of the Young Women’s Leadership Academy. “We’re so excited about her generosity and hope the public will take advantage of this fun, creative way to support our girls and their future.”


The SAISD Foundation is serving as the fiscal agent of this project and all bids are tax deductible.


Since 2008, the Young Women's Academy has shaped education through its core values of college preparation, responsible leadership and wellness life skills, values that have continued to prepare its students with the well-rounded education necessary to succeed in college.

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Author: Melanie Morales (GPA)

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