Jeannie Schneider Hume
Jeannie Hume is being recognized for the impact she has made on her local community over the years. During Jeannie’s senior year at Poway High School, she discovered what was to be the focus of her career by joining the Agriculture Program. After graduating from PHS, Jeannie attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and earned a degree in Ornamental Horticulture. In 1984 she opened Crystal Gardens Florist, and she has been recognized as Poway’s best florist on numerous occasions. Over the years many PHS floral design students have found employment in her shop. Known for her volunteerism in the community, Jeannie was president of the Soroptimist International of Poway in 1999. This women’s organization maintains a focus on providing transitional housing for battered women and their children. She has served on the Poway Chamber of Commerce for almost 30 years, and has played a significant role in her church and numerous youth groups.