University Women’s Foundation of East Jefferson County awards scholarships

PORT TOWNSEND — The University Women’s Foundation of East Jefferson County recently awarded more than $64,000 in scholarships to local women.

The recipients are:

• Aria Turner — Elmira K. Beyer Endowed Scholarship, $11,000.

• Leianna Kunz —Academic Endowed Scholarship, $8,500.

• Melanie Bakin — Lisa T. Painter Endowed Scholarship, $6,700.

• Rachel Banks, Estelle Jorgensen, Holly Snider, Rowan Sharp, Lacey Bishop and Myka Briggs — scholarships based on Lisa T. Painter criteria, from $500 to $100 each.

• Emma Liliana “Lily” O’Shea — Constance Anna Pash Memorial Endowed Scholarship, $4,500.

• Ella Ashford — Environmental Scholarship, $3,000.

• Alona Woodward — Technical Career Scholarship, $5,000.

• Emily Perkins — Technical Career Scholarship, $4,550.

• Sorina “Soso” Johnston — Port Townsend; Aleina Mitchel, Quilcene; and Hailey Haralson, Chimacum — High School scholarships, $4,000 each.

• Former high school scholarship recipients Anika Avelina, Madison Coffey and Rachel Matthes — Sophomore Assistance Scholarships, $1,000 each.

• High School STEM awards, $100 each:

Port Townsend High School: Willow Bennett, Hailey Gallagher and Cristal Gomez-Cervantes.

Chimacum High School: Tiffany, Madison Burgess and Robyn Weaver.

Quilcene High School: Natalie Lont, Stormie Elkins and Olivia Benson.

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

For more information, visit www.aauwpt.org.

More in Life

Clallam Junior Livestock Auction set for Aug. 7 in Sequim

The Clallam County Junior Livestock Auction is set for 4… Continue reading

Lisa Cooke
Genealogy group sets special Zoom seminar

Early registration ends Aug. 7

Peninsula residents named to dean’s list at Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University released its dean’s list for the 2021… Continue reading

From left are Pam Ehtee, Ela Ploch, Terri Coleman, Beth Kremer, Shannon Bird, Leiann Niccoli and Mary Jacoby.
Port Angeles Garden Club selects summer Green Thumb award winner

The Port Angeles Garden Club has announced Terri Coleman as the summer… Continue reading

A group of horses stand amid the sprinklers on a farm along Kitchen-Dick Road west of Sequim. A prolonged dry spell on the North Olympic Peninsula has prompted many farmers to turn to irrigation to keep their fields green. Only trace amounts of rain fell in Port Angeles in July, with no measurable rain in Sequim or Port Townsend. Forks recorded 0.35 inches of rain. (Keith Thorpe /Peninsula Daily News)
Chillin’ on a summer’s day

A group of horses stand amid the sprinklers on a farm along… Continue reading

Garage sale to benefit Center Valley Animal Rescue

Center Valley Animal Rescue will host a garage sale… Continue reading

tsr
Master Gardeners restart in-person plant answer clinics

The WSU Extension Clallam County Master Gardeners’ plant answer… Continue reading

Farm tour series starts Wednesday

The Clallam Conservation District will kick off a series… Continue reading

Most Read