Posted June 17, 2017 at 5:47 am by

L to R: Isabella Brown, Nayaleah Tucker-Belt, Andrew Stromberg, Hayden Mayer, Alexa Mora, Beatrice Grauman-Boss & Corbin Williams (not pictured: Joseph Stewart, Kai Herko, Eli Cooper-West & Griffin Cuomo) - Contributed photo

Twelve grad­u­at­ing seniors from Fri­day Har­bor High School and one grad­u­at­ing senior from Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School were award­ed schol­ar­ships for the 2017/2018 aca­d­e­m­ic year from two dif­fer­ent funds held at the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foundation.

Inskeep Lega­cy Schol­ar­ship Fund

Isabel­la Brown                       San­ta Clara Uni­ver­si­ty                                 $3,000
Eli Coop­er-West                   Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton                           $3,000
Grif­fin Cuo­mo                       Chap­man Uni­ver­si­ty                                    $7,000
Beat­rice Grau­man-Boss      Welles­ley Col­lege                                          $3,000
Kai Herko                               Clark Uni­ver­si­ty                                            $5,000
Hay­den May­er                        West­ern Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­si­ty                 $4,000
Alexa Mora                            Cen­tral Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­si­ty                  $4,000
Joseph Stew­art                      Gon­za­ga Uni­ver­si­ty                                     $3,000
Andrew Stromberg              Uni­ver­si­ty of Day­ton                                    $4,000
Nay­aleah Tuck­er-Belt          Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawaii                         $5,000
Corbin Williams                    Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton                           $3,000
Total New Appli­cants:                  $44,000

The Inskeep Lega­cy Schol­ar­ship Fund was estab­lished by a gen­er­ous dona­tion made by the late Jer­ry Inskeep, who deeply appre­ci­at­ed the help­ing hand that he received enabling him to attend col­lege. He left a lega­cy through the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion that will pro­vide a per­ma­nent source of funds for the edu­ca­tion of our island’s students.

See addi­tion­al schol­ar­ship recip­i­ents below… 

SJICF Schol­ar­ship Fund

Blythe Park­er, Mid­wives Col­lege of Utah: $4,000

The SJICF Schol­ar­ship Fund was estab­lished through gen­er­ous dona­tions to the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion to pro­vide San Juan Island res­i­dents with schol­ar­ships for com­mu­ni­ty col­lege, two-year col­lege, four-year col­lege or uni­ver­si­ty, grad­u­ate school pro­grams, or vocational/career programs.

John Volk Memo­r­i­al Schol­ar­ship Fund Renewals:

Levi Demaris, Embry-Rid­dle Aero­nau­ti­cal Uni­ver­si­ty: $3,500
Grace Wil­lows, Geor­gia Tech: $3,000

The John Volk Memo­r­i­al Schol­ar­ship Fund was estab­lished and is admin­is­tered by the San Juan Island Pilots Asso­ci­a­tion and hon­ors one of our finest cit­i­zens who served us all through his tire­less vol­un­teer ser­vice, both on the ground and in the air.

Mar­cia L. Zakari­son M.D. Schol­ar­ship Fund

Isabel­la Brown, San­ta Clara Uni­ver­si­ty: $500
Mor­gan Tim­mons, Wash­ing­ton State Uni­ver­si­ty: $500

This schol­ar­ship is pro­vid­ed in the name of Dr. Mar­cia Zakari­son, a local physi­cian, who believed that every young per­son should have an equal oppor­tu­ni­ty to receive the best edu­ca­tion pos­si­ble. This schol­ar­ship is for grad­u­at­ing high school seniors, on San Juan Island, pur­su­ing a career in human medicine.

Inskeep Lega­cy Schol­ar­ship Renewals

The fol­low­ing stu­dents were pre­vi­ous recip­i­ents of Inskeep Lega­cy Schol­ar­ships and have been award­ed anoth­er one-year schol­ar­ship for the 2017–2018 aca­d­e­m­ic year.

Emma Brand                          Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton                           $2,000
Aman­da Brast                       Seat­tle Pacif­ic Uni­ver­si­ty                             $10,000
Otis Coop­er-West                Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton                           $2,000
Melanie Cope                        Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton                           $5,000
Sophia Dillery                        Seat­tle Uni­ver­si­ty                                         $5,000
Kate Fen­ley                            Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton                           $10,000
Isabel Gabriel                        Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton                           $5,000
Emi­ly Guard                           Bay­lor Uni­ver­si­ty                                  $5,000          
Sam­man­tha Hop­kins            Lin­field Col­lege                                             $4,000
Made­line Marinkovich          West­ern Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­si­ty                 $5,000
Sophia Marinkovich             West­ern Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­si­ty                 $5,000
Saman­tha Pluff                      Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton                           $5,000
Alaina Schef­fer                     West­ern Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­si­ty                 $5,000
Made­line Schroed­er            Seat­tle Uni­ver­si­ty                                         $5,000
Mad­den Shanks                    Cen­tral Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­si­ty                  $6,000
Matthew Stepi­ta                    West­ern Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­si­ty                 $4,000
Sam Stew­art                           Gon­za­ga Uni­ver­si­ty                                     $4,000
Luke Stromberg                    Uni­ver­si­ty of Day­ton                                    $5,000
Thomas Syn­oground           Wash­ing­ton State Uni­ver­si­ty                      $8,000
Ellery Von Das­sow                West­ern Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­si­ty                 $4,000
Echo Wood                            Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton                           $4,000                                                                  

Total Reap­pli­cants:                      $108,000      

If you would like infor­ma­tion about the Foundation’s schol­ar­ship funds or would like to con­tribute, call Car­rie Unping­co, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor, at 360–378-1001.

The San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion serves as a non-prof­it phil­an­thropic umbrel­la orga­ni­za­tion help­ing donors, non-prof­its and pub­lic orga­ni­za­tions to achieve their goals through direct grants, orga­ni­za­tion­al assis­tance and phil­an­thropic resource man­age­ment. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion about the Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion, call 378‑1001, vis­it, write to PO Box 1352, Fri­day Har­bor, WA 98250 or, vis­it the office locat­ed at 640 Mullis St. Suite 104.

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