Local AAUW branch awards scholarships to five students

L-R: Elizabeth Carson from Mountlake Terrace High and Cheri Heng from Jackson High were honored during a scholarship recognition event June 8. The other honorees were unable to attend. (Photos courtesy Edmonds SnoKing Branch of AAUW)

The Edmonds SnoKing Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) awarded $10,000 in scholarships to five young women in Snohomish County planning a career in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field. Each of them will receive $2,000 toward their college education.

This included three graduating high school seniors: Cheri Heng from Jackson High School, Hailey Sawyers from Marysville Getchell High School and Elizabeth Carlson from Mountlake Terrace High School. A scholarship was also awarded to J-Anne Carlson, a continuing student at Edmonds College, and Yuliya Fedorchenko, a continuing student at WSU Everett.


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