In 2015 girls were honored from all the Pittsburgh Public High Schools. Two girls, whose lives give an example of those honored, were Tiara and Tierra Travis, 2015 graduates of Taylor Alderdice High School. Their story was told by Brian O’Neill in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. To read the story, click here. Other awardees have similarly difficult stories. Their commonality is that of perseverance despite the odds against them. It is for this perseverance that Zonta Club of Pittsburgh honors these young women.