“Celebrate the Season” 2016 set for Port of Anacortes

Enjoy a hometown holiday experience while supporting students. “Celebrate the Season,” a series of family-oriented holiday events presented by the Anacortes Schools Foundation opens the first weekend of December.

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Successful Fun Run Supports Anacortes Schools Foundation

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The second annual Shell Fueling Education Fun Run on October 2, 2016 at Washington Park raised more than $52,000 for the Anacortes Schools Foundation.

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2016 Scholarship Recipients

2016 scholarship recipients

It was a fun night for more than five-dozen scholarship winners, and their parents, at the Anacortes Schools Foundation’s 2016 Scholarships Ceremony. Sixty-two scholarships worth nearly $100,000 were handed out in the two-hour-plus ceremony at Brodniak Hall on June 1. 

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$444,000 estate bequest to fund new scholarships

The Anacortes Schools Foundation has received a bequest of $444,000 from the estate of Tracy O. Deskin to fund new scholarships for graduating Anacortes High School students.

The bequest is expected to annually fund as many as six scholarships of $2,500 each for students furthering their education in engineering or the arts. Some scholarships will be merit-based and others will be need-based.

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Celebrate the Season 2015

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Celebrate the Season returns for the 3rd year to the Port of Anacortes. This two-week celebration raises funds for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiatives for local students. A fundraiser of Anacortes Schools Foundation, “Celebrate the Season” is a series of activities including public days, private parties and a lively Dinner and Auction.

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