Sonoma Valley High School senior Alyssa Schimm attended the Professional Businesswomen of California Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco on April 24. She was awarded one of three grand prize scholarships among nominees across the state of California. Schimm was presented the scholarship for $12,000 and spoke in front of 6,000 people. Schimm is part of the high school’s Engineering, Design and Technology Academy. Next year, she will be attending UCLA.