Audrey K. Bender Memorial Endowment
Audrey K. Bender was born and raised in Shafter, CA. Audrey was one of the highest performing Economics majors at California State University, Bakersfield. She was a lifelong student who learned the value of determination from her family. Audrey’s interest in Economics, International Trade and Commodity Markets grew from her family’s third-generation farming background in Shafter. Audrey passed away from a traffic accident in July 1988. The Audrey K. Bender Memorial Endowment was established by Audrey’s family and friends to honor her memory.