University Women’s Foundation of East Jefferson County awards scholarships

Lisa T. Painter Endowed Scholarship recipient Lacey Bishop

PORT TOWNSEND — The University Women’s Foundation of East Jefferson County recently awarded more than $70,000 in scholarships to 24 local women.

The recipients are:

• Anya Callahan — Elmira K. Beyer Endowed Scholarship, $11,000.

• Megan Weller — Academic Endowed Scholarship, $8,500.

• Lacey Bishop — Lisa T. Painter Endowed Scholarship, $6,000.

• Megan Bland — Academic Excellence Scholarship, $4,000.

• Leah Russell — Academic Excellence Scholarship, $4,000.

• Melanie Bakin — Academic Excellence Scholarship, $1,250.

• Leianna Kunz — Academic Excellence Scholarship, $1,250.

• Rachel Matthes — Constance Anna Pash Memorial Endowed Scholarship, $4,860.

• Emma Liliana “Lily” O’Shea — Constance Anna Pash Memorial Endowed Scholarship, $1,000.

• Bethany McWilliams — Susie Pool Moses Scholarship, $2,500.

• Hailey Gallagher — Environmental Scholarship, $3,000.

• Kelly Grace — Technical Career Scholarship, $5,000.

• Karyanna Eichmann — Technical Career Scholarship, $3,948.

• Olivia Nivision — Technical Career Scholarship, $1,052.

• Maya Dow, Port Townsend; Eryn Munn, Quilcene; and Akira Anderson, Chimacum — High School scholarships, $4,000 each.

• High School STEM awards, $100 each:

Chimacum High School: Madison Burgess and Layla Franson.

Port Townsend High School: Maya Dow, Aurin Asbell and Emily Grant.

Quilcene High School: Eryn Munn, Sara Eldridge and Anastasja Gossette.

The foundation is an affiliate of the Port Townsend branch of the American Association of University Women.

For more information, visit

Elmira K. Beyer Endowed Scholarship recipient Anya Callahan
Academic Endowed Scholarship recipient Megan Weller

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