Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary awards $39,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary for 2014 has awarded $39,000 in scholarships to 21 students who are examples of academic excellence, personal achievement and commitment to serve the community.

Two Scriber Lake High School students received annual Memorial Scholarships at graduation:

- Roger Silva was awarded the 7th annual Don Kreiman Rotary Memorial Scholarship for a student pursuing technical education.

- Guadalupe Ruelas was awarded the 1st annual Rock Roth Rotary Memorial Scholarship. “Rock was very supportive of students at Scriber Lake High School and will be missed by many,” the Daybreakers announcement said. You can read more about Roth’s support of Scriber Lake students here.

Eight Jazz Connection scholarships were given to student musicians performing in the Daybreakers-sponsored 11th annual Jazz Connection festival on Memorial Day weekendl:

Edmonds-Woodway High School — Brandon Cowan, Emma Howeiler, Nicholas Birkby and Kyle Brooks

Meadowdale High School — Ori Levari

Mountlake Terrace High School — Henry Sparks

Shorewood High School — Max Kapur

Cascade High School — Isaac Fritz

Eleven Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Scholarships were given during various schools’ awards nights:

Seattle Pacific University (returning applicant scholarship) — Michaela Fraser

Edmonds-Woodway High School –  Abel Tekemoriam, Courtney Gu, Tom Maxon, Ana Sabates and Julia Hutchinson

Lynnwood High School — Erica Gott, Heidi Dauenhauser and Grace Douglas

Mountlake Terrace High School — Sarah Barisic

Scriber Lake High School — Gracia McCulloch.

The entire 21 Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Scholarships recognize the exceptional achievements in academics and community service of these students as well as continuing pursuit of education and careers.

The Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary is a community service organization that includes as members local business owners and community leaders. For more information, call 206-910-1439 or  join the club for one of their weekly breakfast meetings every Tuesday at 7 a.m.  in the Edmonds Yacht Club clubhouse at the Edmonds Marina.

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