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.