By TRIBUNE STAFF
Published June 6, 2012
Foundation raises record amount for scholarships
SNOHOMISH - The Snohomish Education Foundation awarded a record $152,000 in scholarships to Snohomish School District graduating seniors.
This amount is comprised of 155 individual awards provided to exceptional students. These scholarships were funded by a combination of local businesses, community organizations, community members and the Snohomish Education Foundation. The Snohomish Education Foundation thanks the community for its ongoing support of and commitment to student success.
“As our next generation heads off to an exciting future, I am reminded of what a truly amazing community we live in,” said Carol Robinson, Foundation trustee and scholarship committee chair. “Without the support of our local businesses, service organizations and fellow community members we could not offer these amazing young adults this opportunity. Thank you.”
Ceremonies honoring sponsors and recipients were held at Snohomish High School May 24 and at Glacier Peak High School May 31. Aim High School will hold its ceremony Thursday, June 7.
The Snohomish Education Foundation administers scholarships for local businesses, organizations, and families allowing community members to create an ongoing legacy and a brighter future for local students. Scholarships can be established with various criteria including educational and/or community requirements. The Snohomish Education Foundation also offers scholarship endowment opportunities.
To learn more about the Foundation, visit www.snoed.org or call 360-568-5292.