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    Scholarship Fund Awards Ceremony May 9
    Posted on 05/08/2019
    Students at graduation ceremony

    On Thurs., May 9, 26 graduating seniors, representing every high school were recognized for their personal tenacity, contribution to their community, and academic accomplishments.

    The scholarships are in the amount of $3,500 and are awarded to students each year for tuition expenses at any college or university or vocational training of the student's choice.

    The scholarship is funded largely from an annual contribution from the Seattle School Retirees Association, as well as generous donations from community members.

    2019 Scholarship Award Recipients 

    • Pauline'na Quinanola, Ballard High School
    • Chris Holland, Ballard High School
    • Kortney Duncan, Cleveland STEM High School
    • Rayshawn Harris, Cleveland STEM High School
    • Alayah Kayles Prom, Franklin High School
    • Au Lieu, Garfield High School
    • Hermela Shiferaw, Garfield High School
    • Jeremy Abisate, Nathan Hale High School
    • Charles Daniels, Nathan Hale High School
    • Crista Jo Edwards, Ingraham High School
    • Lukas Illa, Ingraham High School
    • Yasmin Salim, Interagency Academy
    • Katherine Shannon, Middle College High School
    • Marlon E. Givens, Nova High School
    • Cynthia Rangel Vargas, Rainier Beach High School
    • Junathaen Chhum, Rainier Beach High School
    • Dale Justin Jeudi, Roosevelt High School
    • Sitara Lewis, Roosevelt High School
    • Clenisa Renee-James Terrell, Chief Sealth International High School
    • Kai Marin, Chief Sealth International High School
    • Delina A. Haile, Seattle World School
    • Vanesa Jaimes, South Lake High School
    • Elizabeth Hernandez Bello, West Seattle High School
    • Clifford Chery, West Seattle High School

    Each year since 1974, the Seattle Schools Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to graduating seniors of Seattle Public Schools in recognition of students who have overcome significant life challenges to achieve their dreams.

    Thank you to this year’s selection committee including school counselors and the Seattle Schools Scholarship Fund Trustees.

    Please visit the Seattle Schools Scholarship fund webpage for more information about the history of the Seattle Public Schools Scholarship fund, including ways to donate.