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.
Here’s a list of the scholarships and recipients.
- Bill and Dorothy “Ho” Taylor Scholarship: Claire Martin;
- Tesoro Community Scholarship: Aspen Eagle, Andrea Spurling, Derek Vance, Eric Olson, Jacob Bright;
- Brar Science Scholarship: Heather Rolph;
- Trident Seafoods Scholarship: Michael Aydellotte;
- Island Hospital Scholarship In Memory of S.A. “John” Carabba: Rachel Stout, Kaitlyn Ware;
- Joe Fox Award: Matthew Frost, Gabriella Zavala;
- Jack & Vi Frisk Scholarship: Kimberly Meyer;
- KaNDe Scholarship: Ruby Browning;
- Shell Puget Sound Refinery Community Scholarship: Angela Kline, Noah Hieb, Rebecca Bateman, Jamie Henderson, Andrew Wilson;
- Ann W. Nord Memorial Nursing Scholarship: Stephanie Sherman;
- Nathan Estvold Memorial Scholarship: Lauren Conrardy;
- Anacortes Sister Cities Association Scholarship: Amy Winslow, Maria Dale;
- Friends of the Anacortes Community Forest Lands Scholarship: Dylan Fox, Tristan Munich, Julia Soes;
- Fidalgo Island Rotary/Connie Kelly Scholarship: Jacob Johnson, Lyssa Petitclerc;
- Anacortes Rotary Club Scholarship: Savannah Zullo;
- Tom Stowe Memorial Scholarship: Lyssa Petticlere;
- Larkworthy Engineering Scholarship: Lydia Weddle;
- Richard and Marjorie Waldron Memorial Scholarship: Paige Mooney;
- Love Like Noah Scholarship: Jackson Freier;
- Greg Horak Memorial Scholarship: Arizona Weeks;
- Hsu Family Scholarship: Lauren Boelke;
- Frances M. Hyland Scholarship: Juliann Conrardy;
- Deskin Scholarship: Whitney Hogge, Danielle Olsen, Holland Farr , Peter Correa, Olivia White, Nichole McInerny;
- Floyd Willette Scholarship: John MacKinnon;
- Arnold & Cressa Houle Memorial Scholarship: Tristan Munich;
- Richard Bliss White Scholarship: Lauren Medcalf;
- Jack L. Symonds Memorial Scholarship: Jesse Keltner;
- Kris Lytton Scholarship: Amy Tiland Niebruegge;
- Lynn Dragovich Memorial Scholarship: Pearl Tottenham;
- Okerlund Family Trust Scholarship: Sierra Scampher, Lydia Weddle, Sally Vaux;
- STEM Scholarship: David Rodriguez, Elliott Briefer, Eli Moore, Emma Reidel, Maetja Verbardense;
- Rosa Walrath Memorial Librarian Scholarship: Jaime Zullo;
- Cooke Aquaculture Pacific Scholarship: Aaliyah Cervantes;
- Harry W. Kegel and James Lewis Rumsey Scholarship: Zoe Hill;
- Harold H. “Bud” Turner Scholarship: Dylan Fox;
- Jim Rice Memorial Scholarship: Cecelia Mathias;
- Temcov Foundation Scholarship: Sabrina Poor, Pearl Tottenham, Jaycee Pillman, Ellie Harrison, Brad Miller;
- Kirvin Smith Memorial Scholarship: McKenna Nations-Pearson;
- Bill Wells Memorial Scholarship: Ajaycee Pillman;
- Dr. Malcolm Snyder Memorial Scholarship: Jessica Arroya-Sanchez, Jacqueline Favors;
- Mildred Arndt Memorial Art Scholarship: Orianna Harper; Ruby Lindsey;
- Anacortes Schools Foundation Scholarship: Savanah Zullo, Hannah Kaleel.
The Anacortes Schools Foundation is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization whose mission is to foster excellence in education by supporting our local schools. The Foundation governed by a volunteer board representing a cross-section of the community.
The Foundation manages scholarship endowments totaling more than $2.6 million. The Foundation also funds a variety of school STEM enrichment programs, as well as scholarships for pre-schoolers who need tuition help, and has fulfilled teacher grant requests.
The Foundation raises funds from an all-ages “Fueling Education Fun Run,” sponsored by the Shell Puget Sound Refinery, in September. The Foundation supports STEM programs with the “Celebrate the Season” holiday event each December.