2017 Scholarship Recipients
The Anacortes Schools Foundation handed out 74 scholarships to graduating seniors and former graduates during a ceremony on May 31 at Brodniak Hall. The scholarships, worth more than $160,000, are due to generous donations from the community.
“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.
Successful Fun Run Supports Anacortes Schools Foundation
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.
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.
$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.