THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release October 16, 2000
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES PEGGY GOLDWATER CLAY TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION
The President announced today his intent to nominate Peggy Goldwater Clay to the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
Ms. Peggy Goldwater Clay, of Newport Beach, California, is chair of Goldwater's Food of Arizona, a food company that produces a nationally distributed line of southwestern-style food. She also is heavily involved in civic and community affairs, including service on the boards of the Children's Bureau of Southern California; the Brain Imaging Center at University of California, Irvine; the Air Force Academy Foundation; and KOCE, Orange County's public television station.
Ms. Goldwater Clay was educated at the Judson School in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mt. Vernon College in Washington, D.C.
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation is responsible for supervising and directing a scholarship program aimed at fostering and encouraging excellence in the sciences, mathematics and engineering.