Kent student earns BECU Foundation college scholarship

Raisbeck Aviation High graduate Maya Matta to attend UW

Maya Matta. COURTESY PHOTO, BECU

Maya Matta. COURTESY PHOTO, BECU

Maya Matta, of Kent, will receive a $3,500 college scholarship from the BECU Foundation.

Matta is a recent graduate of Raisbeck Aviation High School in Tukwila. Raisbeck opened in 2003 and is a college preparatory school in the Highline School District. The school has more than 400 students from 25 school districts in the greater Puget Sound region.

Matta will attend the University of Washington, according to BECU. Her scholarship is renewable for two years for a total value of $7,000.

BECU Foundation awarded either $2,500 or $3,500 scholarships to 25 students. Since 1995, the foundation has awarded more than $3.4 million in scholarships to over 1,250 student members who have demonstrated community service as well as academic and leadership potential.


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