15 SK students win Kiwanis Club scholarships

Scholarships given by Port Orchard service organization total $33,000

  • Staff report
  • Sunday, May 15, 2022 2:47pm
  • News
.

PORT ORCHARD — The Kiwanis Club of Port Orchard has awarded $33,000 in scholarships to 15 recipients who are part of the South Kitsap School District’s Class of 2022.

The scholarships are a result of a partnership between the Kiwanis Club and South Kitsap School District, said Don Grimes, chair of the Kiwanis Club of Port Orchard Scholarship Committee.

The winners will be recognized at the South Kitsap High School Laurel’s Night on May 26 and at a celebration lunch at the club’s regular weekly meeting on June 1.

“The Class of 2022 has endured the pandemic and demonstrated amazing resilience over the past two-plus years,” Grimes said.

“Our Kiwanis Club is honored to recognize their achievements by awarding 15 scholarships. And we’re pleased to be able to help them with their future education expenses.”

Here are the 2022 scholarship recipients:

Marissa Crane, Dr. Dewayne Gower Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship; Jacob Nathan Timm, Judge James Maddock Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship; Shelby Beverage, Alice Watson Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship; Nikhila Berntson, Tom Stansbery Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship; Naudia Lynnette Watkins, Joyce Rada Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship; E-anna Aguon Babauta, and Gary Olson Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship.

The following won a Kiwanis Club of Port Orchard scholarship: Jenna Cesar, Regina May Almario Obnial, Megan Miller, Alexandra Ryan Richendifer, Leta Renee McDonald, Ashley Lynn Sciocchetti, Angelo Erie Dominguez, Kellen Hubbell, and Nathen Chien.

In addition to the scholarship program, the Kiwanis Club of Port Orchard sponsors the Kindergarten Reading Program, Terrific Kids, To the Library Reading Project, Students of the Month, Bike Rodeo and Builders Club.

More in News

A little parade watcher exchanges a wave with a princess on a float. (Bob Smith | Kitsap News Group)
Summer weather returns just in time for Fathoms parade

Absent for two straight summers, parade watchers soak in the fun and sun

.
Toddler survives fentanyl overdose; mom arrested

Poulsbo child, 2, is alert; long-term effects unknown

The Planned Parenthood clinic in Bremerton. Courtesy Photo
Bremerton Planned Parenthood vows to provide access

Roe v. Wade overturned by US Supreme Court

The Timber Run sign inside the apartment property. Elisha Meyer/Port Orchard Independent Photos
Rent hike could leave some homeless

Some residents at a Port Orchard apartment complex are scrambling to find… Continue reading

.
All events back on for Kingston 4th of July

Parade at noon; fireworks at 10 p.m.

A map of the North Kitsap region where many trail segments are being considered for the North Sound to Olympics Trail. Courtesy Graphic
Planning discussed for North Sound to Olympics Trail

Kitsap County Public Works held an open house Wednesday at the Village… Continue reading

.
Turning 105 is no big deal for Mary DeLaGrange

Port Orchard birthday girl just wants her family to enjoy some cake

Animal Emergency & Specialty Center has expanded its services and is now located at College Marketplace in Poulsbo. Courtesy Photo
Poulsbo animal hospital moves, expands services

Animal Emergency & Specialty Center, formerly known as Animal Emergency & Trauma… Continue reading

The donated concrete floats were towed to the Port of Poulsbo for complete refurbishment and reuse in the new floating breakwater. Courtesy Photo
Construction of new Poulsbo breakwater begins

Will be ready for public by next year

Most Read