Kent School Board awards student scholarships

  • Friday, May 24, 2019 5:35pm
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Funded by the Harry L. and Ruby T. Soames Educational Trust, the Kent School District School Board recently presented School Board Scholar Awards to graduating students who have demonstrated academic accomplishments, school involvemen, and a written essay demonstrating how a college education will benefit them and their community.

This year’s first-place recipients were each awarded an $1,800 scholarship: Erin Davis, iGrad; Danielle Kim, Kent Mountain View Academy; Luis Lopez, Kent-Meridian High School; Harneet Mahal, Kentwood High School; Madison Marko, Kentlake High School; Nathaniel Sy Su, Kentridge High School; and Jennifer Zirko, Kent Phoenix Academy.

This year’s second-place recipients were each awarded a $900 scholarship: Austin Freeman, Kentridge High School; Tyler Hopp, Kentlake High School; Djamila Oumarou, Kent-Meridian High School; and Haleluya Wondwosen, Kentwood High School.

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