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2009 White River High School Scholarships and Awards

Nearly $741,000 was handed out in scholarships to White River High School graduating seniors in June.

Jerrod Adams

University of Great Falls – Soccer Scholarship, $ 3,000

Luke Allpress

2009 Washington Scholar, $26,296, Epsilon Chapter of the Delta Gamma Society International Scholarship, $500, Enumclaw Rotary Scholarship, $ 1,000, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Fuchs-Harden Educational Scholarship, $1,700, University of Washington – NASA Space Grant Scholarship, $ 6,000, Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship, $ 6,000, Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship, $1,000, Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship, $ 2,500, Ed and Edith Miller Scholarship, $20,000, White River Education Foundation, $4,000, Western Cascade Masonic Lodge No. 61, $500, National Honor Society Cord Award, United States Marine Corps – Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Gabby Bell Mt. Sainai Medical Center Most Promising Scholarship, $800, Youth Media Contest Writing Scholarship, $500, Leadership 1000 Scholarship, $20,000, Washington State Honors Award

Jessica Birklid

Western Washington University President’s Scholar, $2,000, Ben B. Cheney Foundation Scholarship, $2,500, Woman’s Musical and Literary Club, $750, National Honor Society Cord Award, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Kristine Brons

Elmer Hyppa Memorial, $750, Molen Orthodontic, $250, United States Marine Corps – Scholastic Excellence Award, White River Senior Athlete of the Year, National Honor Society Cord Award

Tricia Bruckbauer

Gonzaga University Dean Scholarship, $40,000, Foothills PTA, $500, Cascade Veterinary Clinic, $250, National Honor Society Cord and Stole Award, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Kyle Cavelti

Eastern Washington University Presidential Scholarship, $4,000, Band Booster Club Scholarship, $1,000, Buckley Log Show, $750, Drs. Daniel Ryning and Jason McGonegle, $100, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Hannah Coughlin National Honor Society Cord Award

Demi Craig National Honor Society Cord Award

Tiffany Creamer Carbonado Scholarship, $500

Sam Crocco

Ed and Edith Miller Scholarship, $20,000, NWTF Washington State Chapter Wildlife Conservation Scholarship, $1,000, NWTF Wildlife Conservation Scholarship, $500, Enumclaw Rotary Scholarship, $1,000, National Honor Society Cord Award, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Kassandra Crossen

Mutual of Enumclaw Scholarship, $4,800, Max Davis Central Washington University- Wildcat Waiver, $1,200, Kiwanis Community Service Scholarship, $750

Alyssa DeHan

Washington State Elks Vocational Scholarship, $1,800

Karianne Donato

Imagine America Scholarship, $ 1,000, Careers That Work Scholarship, $1,000

Brittany Edmonson

Western Washington University Multicultural Achievement Program Scholarship, $2,000, Washington State Cheer Coaches Association Scholarship, $1,000, Buckley Log Show, $750, Frances Sutvan Klitch Memorial, $100, National Honor Society Cord Award

Brittney Finck

Pay It Forward Scholarship, $1,000, Leadership 1000 Scholarship, $20,000

Drew Foster

University of Puget Sound Scholarship, $ 8,000, Tristan Gianola Cornish College of the Arts Nellie Cornish Scholarship, $2,000, Arts Alive Scholarship, $1,000

Rebecca Gordius

University of Montana Leadership, Achievement and Service Award, $8,000

Natasha Graves

Washington Award for Vocational Excellence, $13,000, CLEO Program Award at Green River Community College

Joseph Hazen

Hope Lutheran Scholarship, $100, Washington State Honors Award

Jacob Hendricks

Elmer Hyppa Memorial, $750, John Blanusa, $250, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Kaitlin Henke

University of Washington – Tacoma, $4,000, Mountain Meadow PTA in the name of Kathy Hill, $500, Western Self Storage/Buckley, $100

Seth Hodgson

John Garnero and George Garnero Jr. Memorial, $750, Washington State Honors Award

Jeremy Hoffman

Central Washington University Wildcat Waiver, $1,200, United States Marine Corps – Scholastic Excellence Award

Emily Holznagel

Carbonado Scholarship, $500, Western Cascade Masonic Lodge No. 61, $1,000

Jesselyn Ingram

Al Morse Scholarship, $500, Marion Grange, $100

Kyra Johnsen

Elk Ridge PTA, $200, White River Dollars for Scholars, $550

Kyle Jorgenson

Washington State Honors Award

Nathan Jung

Northwest University Men’s Soccer Scholarship, $7,000, Northwest University Silver Academic Scholarship, $6,000, Washington State Honors Award, Jessica Kennett Seattle Pacific University Deans’ Scholar Award, $6,000, America’s Junior Miss Scholarship, $800, John Garnero and George Garnero Jr. Memorial, $750

Monica Kissack

Imagine America Scholarship, $1,000, Careers That Work Scholarship, $1,000

Jennifer Larimore

Washington State Honors Award

Brittany Lawrence

Pacific Lutheran University Faculty Scholarship, $52,000

Nicole Lawrence

Imagine America Scholarship, $1,000

Ashley Llapitan

Saint Martin’s University President’s Scholarship, $40,000, United States Marine Corps – Distinguished Athlete Award

Christian Lobdell

Eastern Washington University Presidential Scholarship, $4,000, Ed andEdith Miller Scholarship, $20,000, Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa High School Book Award, National Honor Society Cord Award, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Nicole Lyver

White River Education Association, $750

Amanda Maris

White River Public School Employees, $500, White River Education Association, $250, National Honor Society Cord and Stole Award, Washington State Honors Award

Michelle Maris

Pacific Lutheran University Faculty Scholarship, $52,000

Victoria Marsh

Washington Award for Vocational Excellence, $13,000, Washington State University – Academic Merit Scholarship, $5,000, Carbonado Scholarship, $500, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Hayley Matz

University of Washington – Tacoma, $2,000

Jessica McAdams

Central Washington University Deans’ and Trustees’ Waiver, $2,400, Washington State Council of Fire Fighters, $500, Washington State Honors Award

Brad McArtor

Washington State Honors Award

Bailey Meagher

Central Washington University Deans’ and Trustees’ Waiver, $2,400, Washington State Honors Award

Jessica Mills

Carbonado Scholarship, $500, Pierce College Scholarship, $3,000

Kyle Mills

Buckley High School Class of 1948, $500

Jeff Otterson

Hancock Forest Management Scholarship, $800

Elise Owen

White River Dollars for Scholars, $500

Morgan Papenbrock

America’s Junior Miss Participate Scholarship, $200

Kaelin Paulson

Washington State University Achievement Award, $2,000, Cascade Veterinary Clinic, $750, Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete, Washington State Honors Award

Grant Peckham

Eastern Washington University Presidential Scholarship, $4,000, Eastern Washington University Eastern Advantage Scholarship, $3,000, Al Morse Scholarship, $1,000, White River Senior Athlete of the Year, Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete, National Honor Society Cord Award, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Brian Pizzi

National Honor Society Cord and Stole Award, Band Booster Club Scholarship, $1,000

Kristine Quintanilla

Carbonado Scholarship, $500

Matt Reed

Cornish College of the Arts Music Scholarship, $3,000, Cornish College of the Arts Nellie Cornish Scholarship, $ 2,000, National Honor Society Cord Award, Washington State Honors Award

Destiny Rendon

Kelly Loomis Memorial, $500

Nicole Reynolds

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Annual Merit-Based Scholarship, $16,000, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Annual Talent-Based Scholarship, $1,200

Evan Robertson

Linda Kleppe-Olson Scholarship – White River Credit Union, $500, Auburn Noon Lions Scholarship, $500

Paul Root

Northwest Athletic Association Soccer Scholarship for Pierce College, $327

Ronnie Russell

Wilkeson PTA, $100, White River Dollars for Scholars, $900, Staff Inspirational Scholarship, $500, Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa, High School Book Award, National Honor Society Cord and Stole Award, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Kayla Sainati

Pacific Lutheran University Faculty Scholarship, $52,000, White River High School PTSA, $200, White River Dollars for Scholars, $550

Angela Simmons

America’s Junior Miss Scholarship, $200

Hilary Simpson

University of Portland President’s Scholarship, $64,000, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, The Victor L. Lyon and Elise W. Lyon, $1,680, National Honor Society Cord Award, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Brandon Skyles

2009 Washington Scholar, $26,296, Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship, $2,500, Port of Tacoma – Lelli Memorial, $1,000, Western Cascade Masonic Lodge No. 61, $1,000, Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa, High School Book Award, Washington State Honors Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Chelsea Stayton

National Honor Society Cord Award

Calli Stephens University of Washington – Tacoma, $1,500, Thelma Valera Madden Gall Memorial, $1,000, East Pierce Fire and Rescue Scholarship, $250

Ashley Stevens

Central Washington University Deans’ and Trustees’ Waiver, $2,400, White River Public School Employees, $500, John Garnero and George Garnero Jr. Memorial, $250, Western Cascade Masonic Lodge No. 61, $500, Linda Kleppe-Olson Scholarship, $500, National Honor Society Cord Award, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Lacey Steward

Whitworth University Scholarship, $1,000, Whitworth Heritage Scholarship, $1,000

Taylor Stewart

America’s Junior Miss Princess, $200, America’s Junior Miss – Most Spirited, $100

Jessica Straus

National Honor Society Cord and Stole Award

Chanel Sutphin

United States Marine Corps – Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence, Washington State Principals’ Scholars Award

Kristin Temple

University of Puget Sound Dean’s Scholarship, $7,000, University of Puget Sound Kilworth Foundation Scholarship, $2,500, National Honor Society Cord Award

Brycen Toney

Central Washington University Wildcat Waiver, $1,200

Lena Weiss

Enumclaw Regional Hospital Scholarship, $1,000, Louis E. Gage Memorial Scholarship, $500, Buckley Log Show, $500

Courtney Wiersma

Imagine America Scholarship, $1,000, Careers That Work Scholarship, $1,000

Kendall Williams

Western Washington University Full-Ride Basketball Scholarship, $58,000

Jeremy Young

White River Dollars for Scholars, $500

Casey Zimmer

United States Marine Corps – Distinguished Athlete Award

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