Awards still coming in for Spring Street International School graduates
June 9, 2009 · Updated 5:09 PM
Spring Street International School's graduation was Saturday at the San Juan Community Theatre, but awards were still coming in three days later.
A $1,000 scholarship was awarded by Islanders Bank Orcas Island today to Amelia Carver, who is headed to MIT in the fall. The award brings the number of local scholarships awarded to Spring Street's Class of 2009 to 17 from 12 sources.
In addition, three students received near-full rides or substantial scholarships from their universities: Laura Kriete-Bain, New York University; Sonja Anderson, University of San Francisco; and Amelia Carver, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Here's a list of the local scholarships and recipients.
— Bishop Fleet Foundation: Amelia Carver, $2,500 a year for four years.
— Dollars For Scholars: Laura Kriete-Bain, $1,000.
— Dollars For Scholars: Ashleigh Barnes, $1,000.
— Dollars For Scholars: Megan Brown, $1,000.
— Dollars For Scholars: Ingrid Carlson, $1,000.
— Islanders Bank: Megan Brown, $1,000
— Islanders Bank: Grace Seltser-Kelley, $1,000.
— Islanders Bank Orcas Island: Amelia Carver, $1,000.
— Islands Scholarship Foundation: Laura Kriete-Bain, $500.
— Islands Scholarship Foundation: Ashleigh Barnes, $500.
— The Journal of the San Juan Islands: Laura Kriete-Bain, $700.
— Kiwanis Club: Laura Kriete-Bain, $1,000.
— St. Francis Church Lopez Island: Felipe Carbonell, $100.
— San Juan Association of Realtors: Ingrid Carlson, $500.
— San Juan Builders Association: Megan Brown, $500.
— San Juan Island Firefighters Association: Amelia Carver, $1,000.
— San Juan Island Community Foundation: Sonja Anderson, $3,500.
Spring Street International School graduated 15 students, its largest class ever.