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2018 Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Winner James Anderson is the grandson of James Morrison '59. He graduated with a 3.7 cumulative GPA from Edison High School in Huntington Beach, CA where he ran cross-country and track for four years and was a member of the Cultural Studies Club. In the community, he was a volunteer with the Huntington Beach Wetlands Community and is a member of the Porsche Club of America. He will attend Orange Coast College in the fall with the goal of attending the University of Southern California in 2020 to study Business Administration with a focus in finance or mathematics. He aspires to work in New York as a hedge fund manager
Scholarship Winner Ashley Bangerter is the granddaughter of Darrell H. Bangarter '53 and Jeanette Whiting Bangarter '58. She graduated with a 3.85 cumulative GPA from Century High School in Hillsboro, Oregon, where she was a member of the National Honor Society, the softball and cross-country teams, and marching band. She volunteered at the Oregon food bank and spearheaded a school-wide clothing drive for the homeless. All this in addition to working part time at the Villasport Athletic Club. She will be attending Brigham Young University in the fall because of its excellent nursing program and hopes to become either a surgical or oncology nurse. She'd like to study abroad and possibly work for Doctors without Borders or volunteer with the Peace Corps.
Scholarship Winner Ryan Both is the grandson of Patricia Fenton Both '58. He graduated with a 3.87 cumulative GPA from Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood where he was an ASB senator, the treasurer, and then president his senior year as well as Debate Team co-president. He organized the school's food drive and participated in the homeless sock drive. He also works part-time at Papa Murphy's and as a math tutor. He will attend Baylor University in Texas to major in political science on a pre-law track. He strives to become a lawyer because it utilizes skills from his three favorite subjects: English, history, and civics.
Scholarship Winner Alexandra Brown is the granddaughter of Laura Smith Wood '67. She graduated with a 4.0 cumulative GPA from Trinity Classical Academy in Valencia, CA where she played varsity volleyball and was a member of the symphony orchestra. She volunteered with the local children's choir, at local rest homes, and for the GOP. She will be attending California Baptist University in the fall to continue her faith-based education with a major in Public Relations and a minor in music. She plans to pursue a PR career in the cosmetic industry or return to school to study music therapy, keeping with her family background in the field of music.
Scholarship Winner Brooke Burns is the daughter of Barbara Ross-Burns '81. She graduated with a 3.5 cumulative GPA from Kamiak High School where she participated in Orchestra and Key Club. She volunteered at Columbia Elementary School and the Mukilteo Library and works part-time as a babysitter and tutor. She will attend Western Washington University in the fall and later apply to the Woodring College of Education there to study early childhood education to teach preschool through grade three.
Scholarship Winner Lindsey Call is the granddaughter of Marilyn Hedberg Call '56. She graduated with a 4.0 cumulative GPA from Atlee High School in Mechanicsville, VA where she was Editor in Chief of the Legend yearbook, a Multimedia Specialist for Panther Press newspaper and a member of the Student Organization for Developing Attitudes. She volunteered with Sportable, a non-profit that serves children with physical disabilities. She will be attending The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA, because her wandering spirit felt at home amidst the ancient, vine-covered buildings. She plans to become involved in everything from the literary magazine to the Quidditch team.
Scholarship Winner Rebecca Chase is the granddaughter of Lynda Mason '74. She graduated with a 3.4 cumulative GPA from Kennedy Catholic High School in Burien where she was the St. Vincent DePaul Club president and a member of the Human Relations Club. She volunteered at Highline Hospital and the Burien C.A.R.E.S. program. She works part-time at Starbucks and as a babysitter and pet sitter. She will attend St. Martin's University to major in criminal justice with a minor in social work because she aspires to make a difference in the lives of victims of violent crimes and sexual assault.
Scholarship Winner Dawson Clark is the grandson of John Cusimano '64. He graduated with a 3.98 cumulative GPA from Kingston High School where he participated in golf and tennis. In the community, he represented local businesses during local events. He also works part-time for his father’s general contracting business. He will attend WSU in the fall with a major field of study in the Sport Science Kinesiology program in hopes of becoming a personal trainer or physical therapist.
Scholarship Winner Sylvie Corwin is the granddaughter of Patricia Barney Corwin '45. She graduated with a 4.0 cumulative GPA from Nathan Hale where she ran cross-country all four years and wrote for the school newspaper. She volunteered with the Hugo House Youth Writers cohort as well as the Ecology Youth Corps and enjoys reading, writing and art. She will be joining her brother at Whitman College in the fall unless she is accepted off the waitlist at the prestigious Williams College in Williamsburg, MA. A small liberal arts college fits her desire to explore many areas of study in a tight community before deciding on a major. Her main areas of exploration will be Math, English, and Art with the hope that they will eventually converge into a career.
Scholarship Winner Elizabeth Dodge is the granddaughter of William Dodge '45. She graduated with a 4.0 cumulative GPA from Alameda High School in California where she participated in the BuildOn Club and the Youth Educating and Advocating for Health Club and was her junior class secretary. She was a member of Girl Scouts, a Summer Reading Pal at the Alameda Library, and a camp aide. She is also an experienced pianist. She will follow the family tradition and attend Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo where she plans to major in Sociology with minors in the fields of French, religious studies and psychology. After working for non-profits, she will return to school to obtain master's degrees in Social Work and Public Health.
Scholarship Winner Katherine Egerton is the granddaughter of Charles W. Egerton '52. She graduated with a 3.88 cumulative GPA from Oroville High School in Oroville, WA, where she was an ASB officer and a member of the FFA and Science Club as well as a volunteer at sporting events. In her community, she hosted a career fair, volunteered at Project H.O.P.E. and to wrap gifts at Christmas at a local store. She will be attending WSU in the fall because the campus feels like home and has programs in mathematics and sciences. If she ultimately pursues math, she wants to become an engineer or pursue something in the medical field if she goes with science. She plans to attend WSU all four years.
Scholarship Winner Bryce Hoffer is the son of Alan Hoffer '77. He graduated with a 3.43 cumulative GPA from Kingston High School in Kingston, WA where he was the captain of the varsity swim team. He volunteered as a tutor, church camp counselor, swim instructor and built houses in Tecate, Mexico. He works part time as a lifeguard and private swim lesson instructor. He decided to attend St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa after being recruited by the swimming and diving head coach because it has a strong mechanical engineering program. His goal in pursuing this degree is to use his passion for dismantling and reassembling gadgets to create things that make a difference for people. He will have the opportunity to study abroad in Brazil and make prosthetics for the poor.
Scholarship Winner Carly Horn is the granddaughter of Joan Jensen Sodergren '51. She graduated with a 4.0 cumulative GPA from Clay High School in Green Cove Springs, FL where she was a member of the Yearbook Staff, National Honor Society, National Beta Club and a cheerleader as well as Miss Congeniality in the Miss Clay High Pageant. She volunteered as the Lake Ashbury Elementary Spirit Team coach. She will attend the University of West Florida in its honors program because it is one of the top-ranked universities in the field of marine biology. She is very proud of her work ethic and academic achievements and plans to also pursue a master's degree in Marine Science to work in sea turtle conservation.
Scholarship Winner Andrew Kibbie is the grandson of Claude G. Sanders '49. He graduated with a 3.72 cumulative GPA from Bothell High School where he participated in Future Business Leaders for three years. He volunteered doing yardwork at the Rivershore Mobile Home Park and helped collect 3500 lbs. of food for Hopelink. He works part time at Putz Golf in Seattle. He will attend Willamette University in Salem, OR as a member of the golf team and explore his options in the field of liberal arts.
Scholarship Winner Kira Kincaid is the granddaughter of Gloria Gee Johnson '57. She graduated with a 3.8 cumulative GPA from Liberty High School in Peoria, AZ where she was very involved in the art community and tutored other students in math. She volunteered at the local food bank and was involved in providing meals for the homeless. She works part-time in childcare at a fitness center. She will attend Northern Arizona University to earn a biomedical degree and then apply to dental school to become a dentist like her grandfather.
Scholarship Winner Rachel Maxfield is the granddaughter of Howard Maxfield '65. She graduated with a 4.0 cumulative GPA from East Valley High School in Yakima where she was ASB president, Valedictorian, and a member of National Honor Society as well as a fundraising and activities coordinator. In the community, she taught Sunday school and was a Sacred Roads Kingdom kids tutor. She will attend Point Loma Nazarene University in the fall to study business and political science and explore the different resources available for impoverished areas with the goal of helping Native Americans in the U.S. and preventing the violation of human rights. She has been inspired by her grandfather to make changes in the world with God at the forefront.
Scholarship Winner Mari Miller-Knox is the daughter of Kathryn Knox '79 and the niece of Steve '72, John '74, Tom '75, and James '82. She graduated with a 3.97 cumulative GPA from Nathan Hale where she was involved in the anti-bullying club and DECA and ran cross-country and track. She volunteered with the non-profits WithinReach and the Seattle Canoe & Kayak Club and was also a Legislative Page for Representative Gerry Pollet. She also works part-time at Nordstrom. She was accepted into the architecture programs at WSU and the University of Oregon but chose to attend Arizona State University in the fall to experience a new region and culture. She plans to major in interior design with a minor in business.
Scholarship Winner Benton Nelson is the grandson of Dean Nelson '58. He graduated with a 3.51 GPA from Fife High School where he lettered in varsity tennis, track, and swimming and performed in the school musical. He volunteered at various events to benefit the homeless. He also worked as a summer camp counselor. He will attend Western Washington University in the fall to study business/marketing and education because these fields provide a challenge as well as an opportunity to express his creativity. He hopes to find his true passion and the perfect career choice.
Scholarship Winner Alexa Swanstrom is the granddaughter of Yvonne Barmon Swanstrom '51. She graduated with a 4.0 cumulative GPA from Timberline High School in Boise, ID where she ran varsity cross-country and track, belonged to the fellowship of Christian athletes, and founded the Lunch Club. She taught Sunday school at Eastwind Community Church and participated in a mission trip to Uganda. She will attend the University of Utah in the fall where she will focus her education in the medical field to pursue a career in which she can help those in poverty in third world countries while encouraging them to further their education. She is much inspired by her grandmother who is back in college at the age of 85.

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