25 Jun 2018

Congratulations Grads and Grantees

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Congratulations, Grads and Grantees

We are delighted to announce the recipients of our 2018 scholarships and Burchell Grant recipients.  We’re also pleased this year to add the Theo Caldwell Scholarship, serving Goldendale High School students, and a grant to Lyle School District through the Robert Halverson Fund for an award to a graduating senior of their choice.

Thank you to all who applied, and congratulations to this group of outstanding students and organizations.  We wish you every success in the years ahead.

Scholarship Awards: 

Hood River Valley High School

  • Laura Douglas Schaefer Memorial Music Scholarship: Lily Galvez, Carly Wyatt
  • Gorham Babson Scholarships: Brisa Castillo, Jasmin Palacio, Natasha Muenzer, Joaquin Solis
  • Leos Scholarships: Maricela Castro-Rodriguez, Kimberly Cuevas-Marquez, Esmeraldo Manzo, Leticia Elena Martinez, Jacqueline Oropeza, Juan Castillo, Maria Garcia-Toche, Sophie Caldwell, Sonya Alondra Manzo, Alexis Montoya Santillan, Nicolette Paulus
  • Jernstedt Scholarship: Courtney Castaneda
  • Corwin Hardham Memorial Scholarship: Leticia Elena Martinez

Goldendale High School

  • Theo Caldwell Scholarship: Cassie Kayser

Burchell Grant Awards: 

The Dalles Farmers Market: To implement the SNAP assistance program for low-income families to purchase fresh food at the market

3 Squares Program:  Weekend meals program for low-income children and teens in the Stevenson Carson School District

People for People:  Teleconferencing equipment for the Stevenson learning center to help clients obtain their GEDs and job training, and to conduct employment searches

Hood River Shelter Services: Funding for the Laundry Love program to enable warming shelter guests to launder their clothes on a weekly basis

FISH Food Bank:  Summer meal program serving children on free and reduced lunch programs during the school year