Seattle Public Schools

Congratulations Seattle Schools Scholarship Awardees

Summary: Each spring, Seattle Schools Scholarship Fund awards scholarships in recognition of students for their tenacity and contribution to their community.

On Thursday, May 9, 2024, Seattle Schools Scholarship Fund awards ceremony honored this year’s award recipients! The award recipients represented every SPS high school and were recognized for their personal tenacity, contribution to their community, and academic accomplishments.

The Seattle Schools Scholarship Fund is grateful for the high-impact gift from the estate of the late C. David Hughbanks, Ballard High School class of 1954 that helped the fund expand both the number and amount of student scholarships starting this year! Read more about this gift

A large group of students gather for a photo in the Franklin auditorium

2024 Seattle Schools Scholarship Awardees

A student shakes Dr. Jones hand as he accepts his scholarship award.

Alan T. Sugiyama High School

Isaiah Brown


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

Ballard High School

Julia Izela Alvarez
Semai Hagos
Abdelfatah Mohamud Ibrahim
Bentayveus Schlipp-Paige


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

Chief Sealth International High School

Sahra Abdulkadir
Tyler Jones
Emma Osgood
Marcos Reyes-Ziga


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

Cleveland STEM High School

Meesha Brown Finister
Layla Ismail
Cameron Page
Elijah Oteno-Quinn


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

Franklin High School

Tasin Chawdhury
Shyann Henderson
Alvin Arellanez Rosas
Justin Thoi


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student accepts the award from School Board President Rankin

Garfield High School

Marissa Martinez Agustin
Brianna Bechtel
Mekhi Fortune
Amelie Valdes Gonzalez Rodiles


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One school counselor is at a microphone.

Ingraham High School

Olai Hardy
Amelia Henriquez
Elias Rojas Jr.
Adan Ruelas Zepeda


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. Two school counselors are at a microphone.

Interagency Academy

Kokoro Anan
Jordon Cochran
Ava Ireland Perez
Nahara Sillman


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

Lincoln High School

Elyod Daniel
Eleni Dessie
Alyana Althea Greco
Juan Pablo Herrera Lopez


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

Middle College

Jazzmin Barrett
Aden Habtemariam
Omar Jama
Cindy Li Tian


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

Nathan Hale High School

Pape Diagne
Armin Maleki
Nariah Mcgee
Malak Ouakrim


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

Rainier Beach High School

Cassie Au
Simone Cloey Collins
Diane Mayorga
Herani Zemene


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

Roosevelt High School

Giana Acosta
Freweyni Gebrehiwet
Fiona McCarthy
Amanuel Tewoldebrhan Woldemedhen


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

Seattle World School

Didy Ariel Osorio Clemente
Adonay Gebretnsae
Tran Bao Nguyen
Raquel Alejandra Licona Rodriguez


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One teacher is at a microphone.

The Nova Project

Panda Dawson-Duval
Mia Liang
Seth Osborn
Ellery Pitt


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

The Center School

Nathan Campbell
Milo Clark
Eros (Luce) Nelson
Scarlett (Esscarletta) Wenneman


A group of students stands on a school stage during the award ceremony. One student is at a microphone.

West Seattle High School

Abdirahman Abdirahman
Solimon Khesrawi
Vladyslav Pastushenko
Deryn Tanaka


2024 Awardees Higher Education Plans

Arizona State University
California Institute of Technology
Central Washington University
Eastern Washington University
Fashion Institute of Technology
George Mason University
Gonzaga
Harvard
Louisiana State University
Marist College
North Seattle College
Oregon State University
PACE University
Portland State University
Rutgers University
Scripps College
Seattle University
Seattle Central College
Seattle Pacific University
South Seattle College
Stanford University
University of Washington
Washington State University
Western Washington University

Read more about the Seattle Schools Scholarship Fund.

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