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CHS graduates taking nearly $500K in scholarships

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During Scholarship Night on Tuesday, June 6, in Miller Memorial Gym in White Salmon, Columbia School’s Class of 2017 students received scholarships and other monetary awards totaling nearly $500,000.


Columbia High School Outstanding Senior Athletes: plaques, Fletcher Andrews and Keylarae Manly.

Columbia High School Top 7% of Graduating Class: Sadie Hipskind, Colin Howe, Spencer Lewis, Tyler Mann, and William Nuckoles.


Boddinghouse Memorial: $500 each, Colin Howe and Spencer Lewis.

Camp Columbia Inc./Frederick Blake Memorial: $3,000, Sadie Hipskind.

Career and Technical Education: $1,000 each, Calvin Kane, Sadie Hipskind, and Adolfo Alvarez-Padilla.

Central Washington University: $2,000, Adoldo Alvarez-Padilla.

College Bound: $900, Lusero Evangelista.

Colorado School Of Mines: $44,000.00 over 4 years, Tyler Mann.

Columbia Gorge Running Club: $500, Fletcher Andrews and William Nuckoles.

Columbia High School Alumni Association: $2,000 each, Calvin Kane, Lesly Velazquez, Sadie Hipskind, Alexis Clifford, Colin Howe, Seleny Calixto Luna, Fletcher Andrews, Adolfo Alvarez-Padilla, Emily Darland, Oscar Cortez, and Spencer Lewis.

George Washington University: $80,000 over 4 years, Lily Schwarz.

Doris Givan Memorial: $500 each, Fletcher Andrews, Seleny Calixto Luna, Tanya Cortes, Alexis Clifford, Emily Darland, Drew Harmon, Sadie Hipskind, Spencer Lewis, Lily Schwarz, and Lesly Velazquez

Margaret Glader Memorial: $500 each, Sadie Hipskind, Adolfo Alvarez-Padilla, Alexis Clifford, and Fletcher Andrews.

Gonzaga University: $74,000.00 over 4 years, Audrey Slater.

Wayne and Dorothy Henkle 8th-Grade Scholarship: $500 each, Colin Howe and Lily Schwarz.

Wayne and Dorothy Henkle Memorial Scholarship: $1,000, Sadie Hipskind.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows #188: $2,000, Cassidy Cooper.

Gail Larsen Sportsmanship Award: $500, Adolfo Alvarez-Padilla.

Elmer Lofgren Memorial: $500 each, Sadie Hipskind, Alexis Clifford, and Lily Schwarz.

Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus: $500, Adolfo Alvarez-Padilla.

Mt. Adams Orchards /Underwood Fruit & Warehouse: $8,000 over 4 years, Erick Ramirez.

National Merit Scholarship: $4,000 over 4 years, Colin Howe.

Esther Pearce Memorial: $750, Lesly Velazquez.

Matthew Petty Memorial: $1,000 each, Seleny Calixto Luna, Calvin Kane, and Sadie Hipskind.

Republic Services: $10,000 over 4 years, Adolfo Alvarez-Padilla.

Rotary International: $500 each, Ruby McDonald and Lily Schwarz.

Darren Salka Memorial: $500, Fletcher Andrews.

Bill and Cleo Sheckels Scholarship: $1,000, Lesly Velazquez.

Soroptimist International of Mt. Adams — Youth Citizenship Merit Award: $450, Ruby McDonald; $600, Seleny Calixto Luna; $650, Sadie Hipskind; and $1,000, Lily Schwarz.

Angeline Stevenson 8th-Grade: $500, Ruby McDonald.

Angeline Stevenson Visual Arts Memorial: $1,000, Ruby McDonald.

Tailhook Scholarship: $15,000, Colin Howe.

United Power Trades Organization: $2,000, Matthew Changer.

University of Portland: $92,000, Samuel Lemly.

Washington State Elks Association: $2,000 Lily Schwarz.

Washington State & National Elks Award – Most Valuable Student: $10,000 over 4 years, Colin Howe.

Washington State Opportunity: $2,500 renewable, Lesly Velazquez.

Nathen Wellman Music Memorial: $1,000, Colin Howe.

Western Washington University-President’s Scholarship: $3,000, Calvin Kane.

WWU Multicultural Achievement Program: $4,000 over 2 years, Lesly Velazquez.

Westminster College: $72,000 over 4 years, Tyler Mann.

White Salmon Art Council: $1,000, Ruby McDonald.

White Salmon Education Assoc. Gerald Miller Memorial: $1,000, Sadie Hipskind.

White Salmon Lions Club: $1,000 each, Adolfo Alvarez-Padilla, Alexis Clifford, Sadie Hipskind, and Seleny Calixto Luna.

White Salmon Steelheaders: $500, Drew Harmon.


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