Olympic View Community Foundation gives $18,000 for scholarship awards

The Olympic View Community Foundation of Sequim is proud to announce funding
of the following 2022 scholarship awards:

Sequim Prairie Nights Scholarships: These vocational scholarships are
funded by sponsors and registrations for the annual collectors car show held
every August in downtown Sequim. There are three $1,000 awards to Sequim
High School seniors this year:

Cole Tierney and Andres Benitez will attend the Northwest Lineman School to
become electrical linemen, and Melanie Byrne will study welding at Peninsula
College before pursuing an engineering degree.

Mary Whitmore Memorial Scholarships: Kaidence Cary of Sequim High School
received $1,500; she will study veterinary technology at Yakima Valley
Community College. Isaac Elliott and Cody Larsen of the Crescent School
District both were awarded $1,500; Isaac will study Kinesiology at
Peninsula College and Cody will study Nursing at Peninsula College. From
Port Angeles, Aaron Edmiston received $1,500 to attend the California
Maritime Academy where he will study to become a Harbor Pilot, and Lisa
Martin received $1,000 to study Social Work at Evergreen College.

Michael Sindars Memorial Scholarships: Two $3,000 scholarships were awarded
to Port Angeles students:

Dalton Ross will study Diesel Technology at Truckee Meadows Community
College, and Olivia Wray will attend Peninsula College to begin a major in
Elementary Education.

Soroptimists International of Sequim: Olympic View Community Foundation
provided a grant of $2,000 to the Soroptimist’s Scholarship program. This
funds two Continuing Education Scholarships to benefit women who have
completed one year of college and need support to continue their education.

pictured left to right are:

Jennifer Puff, OVCF Trustee; Cat Xander, Sequim Soroptimist Club
President; Sheila Everett, Director, OVCF

For questions, contact Sheila Everett, OVCF Director 360 460 8347 cell

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