Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship Recipients!

$179,250 Awarded this year!

During spring 2018, the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound awarded $179,250 in scholarships to 65 remarkable South Sound area students. 37 of the recipients are continuing their college studies and 28 are 2018 high school graduates.

Community Foundation scholarship awards are made possible by 18 generous donors who have dedicated their funds to support students seeking a higher education. These donors are enriching our communities with their commitment to helping young people realize their educational and future goals.


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Amanda Winters Scholarship Fund

  • Aimee Eytinge, $1,000, Capital HS, SPSCC

Cody Brown Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund

  • Sydney Wilson, $2,000, Capital HS, Willamette University

Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty Scholarship Fund

  • Kai Chapin, $1,000
  • Alyssa Carpenter, $750, University of Montana
  • Chloe Dietrich, $500, UW

Dan R. Montgomery Scholarship Fund

  • Jarrett Stalcup, $1,000, River Ridge HS, CWU
  • Kiara Stinson, $1,000, PLU
  • Taylor Holmes, $1,000, Tacoma Community College
  • Jacob Henning, $1,000, EWU

Ecosystems Scholarship Fund

  • Antonio Chaparro, $2,500, UW
  • Hilary Zuniga, $2,500, WSU

Ellen Anderson de Moise Scholarship Fund

  • Ziyuan Chen, $4,500, WF West HS, UW
  • Kayla Vandal, $4,500, White Pass Sr. HS

Griffin School-Tiernan-Keigher Scholarship Fund

  • Andrew Lee, $2,500, Griffin School 8th grader

Henry J. Melusky Memorial Scholarship

  • Marcus Miller, $3,000, Pierce College

John & Opal McGimpsey Scholarship Fund

  • Bethany Ball, $10,000, NTHS, UW Tacoma
  • Rakshith Mullukatte, $10,000, OHS, UW
  • Mackenzie Ayers, $10,000, UW Tacoma
  • Juyoun Park, $10,000, OHS, UW
  • Emily Boyd, $10,000, CWU
  • Ezra Boyer, $10,000, UW
  • Hannah Martinez, $10,000, WWU
  • Natasha Motley, $10,000, WWU
  • Christopher Smith, $10,000, WWU

L & E Bottling Company Scholarship Fund

  • Esther Kim, $1,000, OHS, Southern Adventist University
  • Maia Gower, $1,000, UW
  • Rebecca Hummer, $1,000, WWU

Learning Seed Foundation Scholarship Fund

  • Luis Rodriguez, $2,000, NTHS, SPSCC
  • Ajia Bullock, $2,000, OHS, WSU
  • Lina Park, $2,000, Puyallup HS, UW
  • Felina Guynn, $2,000, River Ridge HS, Pierce College
  • Frederick Uy, $2,000, Spanaway Lake HS, Claflin University
  • Angelica Romero Sanchez, $2,000, Mount Tahoma, WSU
  • Sari Sneden, $2,000, Seattle University
  • Shayla Mai Trinh, $2,000, UW
  • Kaylynn Hernandez, $2,000, CWU
  • Connor Roper, $2,000, University of Puget Sound
  • Jerlin Joshua Dizon, $2,000, UW
  • Katelyn Monaco, $2,000, Ithaca College
  • Kyanna Byrd, $2,000, UW
  • Karen Coppock, $2,000, University of British Columbia
  • Sabrina Do, $2,000, UW
  • Grae Hill, $2,000, Georgetown
  • Rosalie Monkono Iyelie, $2,000, Whitworth
  • Fernanda Venegas, $2,000, Whitworth
  • Gabriela Virgen, $2,000, Saint Martins
  • Mathew Rosen $1,000  Olympia HS, Computer Science
  • Ben Fuiks $3,100

Next Step Scholarship Fund

  • Teresa Munoz-Munoz, $1,000, New Market HS, SPSCC

OHS-Faculty Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Monica Tsien, $1,000, OHS, Stanford

OHS Foundation-Alfred Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Kevin Russell, $500, OHS, University of Idaho

OHS Foundation-Laurie Callaghan Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Glory Yang, $1,500, OHS, UW

Rod Hetland N.O.F.A. Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Valentina Apostol-Maughan, $1,000, WWU
  • Emily Elliott, $1,000, WWU
  • Scott Gunther, $1,000, Olympic College
  • McKenna Hooper, $1,000, Baylor University
  • Brooklynn Hooper, $1,000, Baylor University
  • Cole Eich, $1,100, University of Oregon
  • Evan Harper, $1,100, University of Michigan
  • Conrad Fischer, $1,100, OHS, UW
  • Sonya Thielen, $1,100, OHS, Grand Canyon University
  • Everett Werner, $1,100, OHS, Duke University

Washington State "Spirit of Youth" Scholarship Fund

  • Bridget Brown, $1,000
  • Brianna Winslow, $1,000

2018 Scholarship Awards Total: $179,250