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2017 Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Winner Molly Baryo is the daughter of Monika Aiken Lirio '79. She graduated with a 3.98 cumulative GPA from Shorewood High School in Seattle where she took part in the LGBT & Allies Club and was president of the Public Speaking Club. She was a thirteen-year veteran of Girl Scouts, a camp volunteer, and worked part-time at Albertson's. Her hobbies include music, camping, swimming, puzzles, and solitaire. She will attend UCLA to pursue a degree in Pharmacy because of her love of chemistry and biology and the desire to save lives.
Scholarship Winner Lainey Jordan Bayr is the granddaughter of Gary Werberger '55. She graduated with a 3.78 cumulative GPA from Dana Hills High School in Cana Point, CA, where she was a member of the tennis team and volunteered as a tutor and environmentalist. She also enjoys soccer and hiking. She will attend the University of Oregon and major in General Sciences to combine Social Work and Science before going on to pursue a degree in Nursing and a career as a Pediatric Oncology Nurse.
Scholarship Winner Jonathan Eric Daniels is the grandson of Jon Charles Daniels '57. He graduated with a 3.92 cumulative GPA from Kingston High School in Kingston, WA, where he participated in basketball, baseball, ASB, and the Interact Club. He works part-time doing landscaping and odd jobs. He will study Human Physiology at Gonzaga University where he will learn the importance of responsible and ethical thinking while on his path to becoming a Physical Therapist. He appreciates the positive impact of physical therapy from his experiences as a patient.
Scholarship Winner Lauren Bouju Davies is the granddaughter of Pride Neaville Davies '53. Lauren graduated with a 3.95 cumulative GPA from Mercer Island High School in Mercer Island, WA, despite a chronic illness. While often bedridden, she developed a love of Forensic Science watching crime scene investigation shows on TV. She decided to pursue this as a career because of her belief that both perpetrators and victims of crime deserve justice. She will study Criminal Justice at Seattle University in its nationally renowned Forensic Science Program.
Scholarship Winner Jacquelynn Amber Gerarden is the granddaughter of Robert Helgeson '55. She graduated with a 3.74 cumulative GPA from Holy Names Academy in Seattle where she was a member of the National Honor Society, a leadership officer, and a member of the soccer team. She also volunteered for several community groups including Northwest Harvest. She will attend Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego to pursue a degree in Applied Health and continue playing soccer with the end goal of becoming a Physician's Assistant.
Scholarship Winner Issa Grimes is the grandson of Anne Louise Wallon Grimes '63. He was adopted from war-torn Sierra Leone in 2003 and graduated with a 3.67 cumulative GPA from Ralston Valley High School in Arvada, CO. He was team captain of both varsity football and wrestling, a member of National Honor Society, as well as a peer tutor for special needs students while also working part-time in various local restaurants. He will attend Grand Canyon University, where he will major in Sociology, although his true passion lies in writing, singing, and producing music.
Scholarship Winner Lizzy D. Jessett is the granddaughter of Fred Jessett '52. She graduated with a 4.0 cumulative GPA from Ferris High School in Spokane, WA, where, among her many activities, she was a member of the National Honor Society and cheerleader and volunteered in her community. She will attend the University of Washington as a fourth generation Husky and aspires to use her high level of education to serve as a voice for those who are marginalized and suffer injustices.
Scholarship Winner Emma R. Johnson is the daughter of Rebecca R. Braun Johnson '76. She graduated from Cedar Park Christian in Bothell, WA, where she was a member of Robotics Club and the basketball and golf teams. She is a Lake Forest Park Crime Watch Volunteer. She has been accepted to the DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, WA, where she will work toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation. This will prepare her for a career in the gaming industry. Her hobbies include drawing and, of course, playing video games!
Scholarship Winner Jordan T. Kasube is the granddaughter of Connie Hope Bond Moore '66. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Auburn, WA, with a cumulative GPA of 3.79 as well as an AA from Green River Community College. She has an extensive background in dance, both as a performer and choreographer. She will attend Central Washington University where she will major in Public Relations in hopes of following a career path in International Business and Marketing. Since her true passion is Dance, she will make that a second major.
Scholarship Winner Elias McCarthy Moore is the grandson of Patrick William McCarthy '56 and Irma Gene Foucalt '57. He graduated with a 3.85 cumulative GPA from Anacortes High School where he was a member of the National Honor Society and played varsity football, basketball, and tennis. In his spare time, he is a volunteer firefighter, enjoys waterskiing, choir, and acting. He works part-time at Anthony's. He will attend the University of Washington with plans to study in the fields of Biomedical Engineering and Business.
Scholarship Winner Jonah Pawley is the grandson of Richard Sprague '56. He graduated with a 3.74 cumulative GPA from Henry M. Jackson High School in the Everett School District where he was a member of the track team and Spoken Word Poetry Club while also working part-time as a courtesy clerk at Safeway. He will attend Western Washington University where he will major in Chemistry and play in WWU's "Viking Band." His future goals also include an advanced degree in Chemistry or possibly Chemical Engineering. He enjoys hiking with friends and family movie nights.
Scholarship Winner Paige Talbot Rebstock is the granddaughter of John '60 and Patty Herman White '60. She graduated with a 3.76 cumulative GPA from Southridge High School in Kennewick, WA, where, among her many other activities, she was a member of the dance team, Key Club, an ASB representative, and a Natural Helper. She was awarded Tri-cities Youth Volunteer of the Year in 2015-2016 for her extensive list of community service activities. She will attend the University of Washington to earn a degree in Education with an emphasis in Special Needs.
Scholarship Winner Reagan Loyola Rebstock is the granddaughter of John '60 and Patty Herman White '60. She graduated with a 3.87 cumulative GPA from Southridge High School in Kennewick, WA. Among her many extracurricular activities, she was on the Principal's List, National Honor Society, International Club, and dance team. She was Tri-Cities Youth Volunteer of the Year in 2015-2016 and enjoys competitive dancing, reading, baking, and working out. She will attend the University of Washington to study Business Marketing with an emphasis in Fashion Merchandising.
Scholarship Winner Samuel Rogers is the grandson of John Moffitt '58. He graduated with a 3.82 cumulative GPA from Boston College High School in Boston, MA where he played varsity football, belonged to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and was a founding member of the Hispanic and Latino Association. He served on a mission trip to Columbia and volunteered at the Boys and Girls Club. He enjoys playing a guitar and caring for children. He will attend Wheaton College in Illinois to study Applied Mathematics.
Scholarship Winner Briana Lee Smith is the daughter of Earl "Lee" '73 and Starla Miller Smith ‘72, as well as the granddaughter and niece of several other mighty LYNX. She grew up in the same neighborhood as her dad, attended West Woodland and Hamilton, and graduated from Ballard High School in Seattle. Her hobbies include music (drum line and wind ensemble participant), guitar, and photography. She has also helped others through tutoring and coaching. She will attend Montana State University where she will major in Math and minor in Coaching to become a high school teacher and basketball coach.
Scholarship Winner Drew Michael Thomas is the grandson of Robert J. Thomas '39. He graduated with a 3.97 cumulative GPA from Lynnwood High School in Bothell, WA where he ran cross-country and track, played in the Jazz Combo, and was a member of the National Honor Society. He participates in the Children's Choir and Young Life and enjoys keeping his 1966 Chevy pick-up on the road. He will attend Whitworth University in Spokane to pursue a degree in Engineering and employment with a company such as Boeing.
Scholarship Winner MichaelAnn Wilson is the granddaughter of Bonnie Hansen Wilson '58. She graduated with a 3.88 cumulative GPA from Sumner High School in Sumner, WA, where she was a member of DECA, National Honor Society, and a senior class officer. She also volunteered at the local food bank for over two years, her hobbies included swimming, water polo, and being with family and friends. She will be attending the University of Northern Colorado where she was recruited by the swim team and will major in History and Anthropology.
Scholarship Winner Emanuel Spiro Xenos III is the son of Spiro E. Xenos II '82. He graduated with a 3.57 cumulative GPA from Ballard High School in Seattle where he was a three-time class president, golfer, and DECA state champion. He is also a member of a local Greek dance team, volunteers in homeless shelters, restores classic cars, and plays guitar in a band that he founded with three other Ballard Beavers. He will attend Seattle University as an undergrad in the prestigious Albers School of Business. He aspires to enter the world of corporate real estate as well as engage in entrepreneurship as a luthier.
Scholarship Winner Alex Wenning is the son of Judith Irene Davenport Wenning '75. He graduated with a 3.8 cumulative GPA from North Central High School in Indianapolis, IN, where he was a member of the varsity track and field and cross-country teams, Ace Mentoring Club, National Honor Society, and president of the North Central Biking Association. In his biking capacity, he helped with a fundraiser for a children's hospital. He also enjoys lifting weights and playing basketball and is a cook for a local restaurant. He will attend Purdue University in Lafayette, IN, because of its highly regarded aerospace program and relatives who are Purdue engineering alumni. He aspires to design aircraft for a large company such as Boeing or NASA.

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