Eddie Basha is a man whose advocacy for children and education is legendary.
For many years he has donated his leadership, time and financial support
to projects for education, the homeless and hungry, health care and the
arts. As a proponent of quality education, he has served on the Arizona
Board of Regents, the State Board of Education and the Chandler School
Board, and his family-owned supermarket chain continues to raise funds
for countless charities.
Anshantia Oso, a senior Communications major, levies her time between
various social and community service projects. She is the president of
the Arizona Youth and College Division of the National Association for
the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), serves as a mentor within the
Minority Achievers Program, and is the creator of Diaspora Magazine.