Contributed photo/San Juan Island Community Foundation
                                Inskeep scholars.

Contributed photo/San Juan Island Community Foundation Inskeep scholars.

San Juan Island Community Foundation awards college scholarships

  • Mon Jun 18th, 2018 7:00am
  • Life

Submitted by San Juan Island Community Foundation

Ten graduating seniors from Friday Harbor High School and two graduating seniors from Spring Street International School were awarded new scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year from two different funds held at the San Juan Island Community Foundation. Previous recipients of the following scholarships have also been awarded one-year renewals.

Inskeep Legacy Scholarship Fund

Diego Anderson, Rhode Island School of Design, $5,000.

Zachariah Fincher, University of Washington, $3,000.

Savannah Hoffman, Western Washington University, $3,000.

Alen Melic, Western Washington University, $4,000.

Tenley Nelsen, Seattle Pacific University, $5,000.

Laurel Robertson, University of Victoria, $5,000.

Ana Sanabria Velazquez, Western Washington University, $8,000.

Emma Schroeder, University of Victoria, $3,500.

Vida Wight, Western Washington University, $2,000.

Kiana Woods, Whitworth University, $3,000.

Total New Applicants: $41,500

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.

SJICF Scholarship Fund

Otis Cooper-West, University of Washington, $10,000.

Lydia Downs, Missoula College, $3,300.

Gavin Guard, University of Colorado, $10,000.

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

Sierra Truesdale, Seattle University, $10,000.

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

Nick Armstrong, University of Washington, $3,000.

Levi Demaris, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, $3,000.

Zachariah Fincher, University of Washington, $1,000.

Abigail Margolis, Tel Aviv University, $1,000.

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

Zachariah Fincher, University of Washington, $400.

Emma Schroeder, University of Victoria, $1,000.

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 2018-19 academic year.

Isabella Brown, Santa Clara University, $3,500.

Eli Cooper-West, University of Washington, $3,000.

Melanie Cope, University of Washington, $5,000.

Griffin Cuomo, Chapman University, $7,000.

Sophia Dillery, Seattle University, $5,000.

Isabel Gabriel, University of Washington, $ 5,000.

Kai Herko, Clark University, $5,000.

Sammantha Hopkins, Linfield College, $4,000.

Sophia Marinkovich, Western Washington University, $5,000.

Hayden Mayer, Western Washington University, $4,000.

Alexa Mora, Central Washington University, $4,000.

Samantha Pluff, University of Washington, $5,000.

Madeline Schroeder, Seattle University, $5,000.

Madden Shanks, Central Washington University, $6,000.

Thomas Synoground Washington State University $8,000

Nayaleah Tucker-Belt Western Washington University $7,000

Corbin Williams University of Washington $3,000

Echo Wood University of Washington $4,000

Total Reapplicants: $88,500

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.