Three local students awarded $2,000 scholarships | News
Three students in Eastern Washington are receiving a $2,000 scholarship each for excelling in career oriented and technical education. STCU has funded the “Focus Awards” scholarship since 2006.
One student from Central Valley High School, Leah Amsden, has a 3.9 GPA and plans on attending Eastern Washington University to become an elementary school teacher. She’s participated in teaching academies and has been to Guatemala on a mission. She’s also a four-year letterman in cross country.
Taylor Lewis is Newport High School’s senior class president. She a member of their honor society and has been captain of the school’s soccer and basketball teams. She plans on becoming a phsyician.
Mariah Nepean is a DECA finalist at nationals representing North Central High School. She’s also the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Career and Technical Education award. She plans on attending Portland State University to become a business owner.
The three students were honored last week at an STCU event were 23 students were also honored.