Hadaller awarded Public Employee Memorial Scholarship

Port Orchard student is one of 35 to qualify for an award honoring their loved one

PORT ORCHARD — Robin Hadaller of Port Orchard was one of 35 daughters, sons and wives of fallen firefighters, police officers and other public employees to receive ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Hadaller plans to major in psychology and minor in American Sign Language. Her dream is to open her own psychology clinic that specializes in working with the deaf.

Robin’s father, Matthew Hadaller, died while serving the Mossyrock Fire Department in Washington state.

The recipients will be awarded nearly $65,000 and will join more than 300 students who have received scholarships since the program was established in 2001.

Recipients are selected based on qualifications that include financial need, academic success, leadership in school and community activities, honors received and work experience.

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