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2016 Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Winner Margaret Catherine Arneson
Margaret graduated from Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington and plans to attend Everett Community College. She is the granddaughter of Beverly Jean Sutherland, LHS Class of 1954. Margaret is also related to Russell Cropp, LHS Class of 1974, and Peter Cropp, LHS Class of 1975.
Scholarship Winner Zoë Bredeweg
Zoë graduated from Baker Early College through Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon and plans to attend Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. She is the granddaughter of Phyllis Stark (McEleney), LHS Class of 1950. Her grandfather is Jerry McEleney, LHS Class of 1944.
Scholarship Winner John Bentler
John graduated from Roosevelt High School in Seattle. He plans to attend Lakeland College in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. His father is Joseph Patrick Bentler, LHS Class of 1974.
Scholarship Winner Nathan Couch
Nathan graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Portland, Oregon. He plans to attend Pacific Lutheran University. His grandmother is Claudia Benedict Wagner, LHS Class of 1953. His great-uncle is Gerald W. Benedict, LHS Class of 1950.
Scholarship Winner Elias Schoener Eckley
Elias graduated from Cordova Jr./Sr. High School in Alaska, and plans to attend Seattle Pacific University. His grandparents are Richard Schoener, LHS Class of 1946, and Barbara Schoener, LHS Class of 1947.
Scholarship Winner Tauvia Eggebroten
Tauvia graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Tacoma, Washington. She plans to attend University of Puget Sound. Her grandmother is Heidi Jane Dudel Eggebroten, LHS Class of 1961. Her uncle Paul Dudel is LHS Class of 1957.
Scholarship Winner Annaliese Ellefsen
Annaliese graduated from Juanita High School in Kirkland, Washington. She plans to attend Gonzaga University. Her mother is Lile Kammerer Ellefsen, LHS Class of 1979. Her aunt, Britt Kammerer, is LHS Class of 1978, and her grandfather was Kent Kammerer, a long-time teacher at LHS.
Scholarship Winner Devin Emerson
Devin graduated from Liberty High School in Renton, Washington. He plans to attend the University of Washington, Seattle campus. His grandmother is Arlene (Crandall) Laasé, LHS Class of 1965.
Scholarship Winner Simon J. Forinash
Simon graduated from Shorewood High School in Shoreline, Washington. He plans to attend Gonzaga University. His father is Gregory (Greg) Forinash, LHS Class of 1981. His aunt is Rose Forinash, LHS Class of 1971.
Scholarship Winner Madison Foster
Madison graduated from Auburn Riverside High School. She plans to attend Pacific Lutheran University. Her grandmother is Barbara (Coffey) Welk, LHS Class of 1963. Other relatives include Richard "Rick" Coffey, LHS Class of 1967, Ray Coffey, LHS Class of 1969 and Pam (Rover) Coffey, LHS Class of 1967.
Scholarship Winner Daniel Goddard
Daniel graduated from Wilsonville High School in Wilsonville, Oregon. He plans to attend Oregon State University. His grandmother is Gail Noblett Goddard, LHS Class of 1958.
Scholarship Winner Bilkisu Grimes
Bilkisu graduated from Ralston Valley High School in Arvada, Colorado. She plans to attend the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Her grandmother is Anne Wallon, LHS Class of 1963. Other relatives who are LHS alumni are Mary Wallon and Lewie Wallon.
Scholarship Winner Leanna Harris
Leanna graduated from Auburn Mountainview High School. She plans to attend George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon. Her grandmother is Carol Ulrich Harris, LHS Class of 1957. Other relatives who are LHS alumni are Sharon Ulrich Overman, Class of 1956, Sandra Young Baker, Class of 1958, and Lynn Harris Axtell, Class of 1957.
Scholarship Winner Conner Warren Jones
Conner graduated from Nooksack Valley High School in Bellingham, Washington. He plans to attend Gonzaga University. His grandmother is Marsha Reardon Huffsmith, LHS Class of 1965.
Scholarship Winner Daniel Joseph Wagner Kaiser
Daniel graduated from Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington. He plans to attend Pacific Lutheran University. His grandmother is Claudia Bennett, LHS Class of 1953. His great-uncle Gerald "Jerry" Benedict is an LHS Class of 1950 alum.
Scholarship Winner Alayna Ann Lorence
Alayna graduated from Cloverdale High School. She plans to attend Oregon State University. Her great-grandmother is Shirley Grace DeRusse Palmer, LHS Class of 1950.
Scholarship Winner Emily Maxfield
Emily graduated from Cedar Park Christian School in Bothell, Washington. She plans to attend Northwest Nazarene University. Her grandfather is Howard Maxfield, LHS Class of 1965. Other relatives who are LHS alumni include Gordon Maxfield and Dorothy Young, great-grandparents.
Scholarship Winner Karli Meier
Karli graduated from Cle Elum-Roslyn High School. She plans to attend Hawaii Pacific University. Her grandmother is Janice Wood, LHS Class of 1957. Other relatives who are LHS alumni include Sally Wood (great-aunt) and Bob Winkell (great-uncle).
Scholarship Winner Morgan Mindt
Morgan graduated from Arlington High School. She plans to attend Everett Community College. Her grandfather is Doug Proudlock, LHS Class of 1961. Other relatives who are LHS alumni are Sue (Fyfe) Proudlock and Terry O'Keefe.
Scholarship Winner Megan Kate O'Mera
Megan graduated from Sequim High School. She plans to attend Washington State University to study Hospitality Business Management. Megan's grandfather is Edwin Carol Vadset, Jr. ('56). Other LHS alumni relatives are grandfather Dud Rhebeck, ('24), uncle Byron James Vadset ('60) and great-aunt Carolyn Vadset Davis ('65).
Scholarship Winner Fernanda A. Peña
Fernanda graduated from Lake Stevens High School. She plans to attend Central Washington University to study math and science. Fernanda's mother is Eleni Tsoukalas-Peña ('80). Other LHS alumni relatives are Bill Tsoukalas ('66), and Elizabeth, Sotria, Nicholas, John, Stasia, Margaret, and Maria Tsoukalas.
Scholarship Winner Lauren Roddy
Lauren graduated from Lyndon High School. She plans to attend Grand Canyon University where she will major in nursing. Lauren's father, Eddy Roddy ('80). Other LHS alumni relatives are aunt Mary Roddy Sprague ('74) and aunt Kathy Roddy Sprague ('76)
Scholarship Winner Daniel "Luke" Rogers
Daniel graduated from Boston College High School. He plans to attend Wheaton College in Illinois. His grandfather is John Moffitt, LHS Class of 1958. Other relatives who are LHS alumni are David Moffitt, Roger Moffitt and Marilyn Moffitt Mattie.
Scholarship Winner Courtney Scott
Courtney graduated from Prosser High School. She plans to attend Western Washington University. Her grandmother is Dolores Wyse Gibbons, LHS Class of 1956. Relative Marvin Wyse is an LHS Class of 1947 alum.
Scholarship Winner Samuel Derrick Slothower
Samuel graduated from Ellensburg High School. He plans to attend Washington State University. His grandmother is Mary Holtz McPherson Slothower, LHS Class of 1955.
Scholarship Winner Alexandra Stanford
Alexandra graduated from Apex High School in Apex, North Carolina. She plans to attend Wellesley College in Massachusetts. Her grandfather is Avren Edward "Ed" Stanford, LHS Class of 1960.
Scholarship Winner Danielle M. Stevens
Danielle graduated from Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, Washington. She plans to attend the University of Washington-Bothell. Her maternal grandfather is Robert Roy Green, LHS Class of 1960. Her paternal grandmother is Rose Marie Walls, LHS Class of 1960.
Scholarship Winner Claire Tomsett
Claire graduated from Edmonds Woodway High School. She plans to attend the University of Washington-Seattle. Her grandmother is Barbara Anne (Burke) Monks, LHS Class of 1947. Other relatives who are LHS alumni are Joe Burke, Francis Burke and Mary Louise Burke.
Scholarship Winner Eva Waltz
Eva graduated from Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington. She plans to attend Western Washington University. Her great-grandfather is Coach Norm Dalthorp. In addition, many of her family members are LHS alumni, including Vida Dalthorp, Sherry Dalthorp, Cindy Dalthorp, Jim Nolan, Gary Nolan, Debbie Dalthorp, Pam Dalthorp, Clarence Dalthorp, Cliff Dalthorp, Esther Dalthorp and Lawrence Dalthorp.
Scholarship Winner Drew Hunter Willis
Drew graduated from Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Phoenix, Arizona. He plans to attend University of Arizona. His grandmother is Gloria Anne (Gee) Johnson, LHS Class of 1957. His great-uncle James R. Gee is also an LHS alumni.
Scholarship Winner Lexis Solona Withers
Lexis graduated from Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Washington. She plans to attend the University of Washington-Seattle. Her uncle is Gerald (Jerry) David Ramey, LHS Class of 1951. Her relative JoAnne Ramey is an LHS Class of 1951 alum as well.
Scholarship Winner Samuel John Yates
Samuel graduated from Vashon High School. He plans to attend the University of Puget Sound. His grandfather is John Ronald Yates, LHS Class of 1946. Other family members who are LHS alumni are John Dwight Yates, Class of 1918 or 1919, and Ted Braithwaite, Class of 1925.

A heartfelt thank you to Rose Forinash '72 for all of her hard work coordinating the scholarship program and making all the necessary communications to the donors, the applicants and recipients, the colleges and universities, and the website. Thank you also to Bev Washburn '57, Terri Lindeke '72, and Monica Fosmire '73 for reviewing and evaluating all the applications. Most importantly, we owe much gratitude to all the donors throughout the year.

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