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South Whidbey grads receive merit scholarships worth $2 million

The stack of diploma covers for South Whidbey High School
The stack of diploma covers for South Whidbey High School's class of 2012 sit on a table near the lectern.
— image credit: Ben Watanabe / The Record

The following South Whidbey High School students received merit scholarships totaling more than $2 million:

Amy Arand — Pacific Lutheran University Academic Achievement Scholarship four-year renewable $6,000, four-year renewable Q Club Scholarship $6,200 and Pacific Lutheran University Music Department Merit Award four-year renewable $6,000.

Bailey Auburn — Whidbey Giving Circle Pride Foundation Scholarship $1,000.

Blake Bailey — Eastern Washington University Presidential Scholarship four-year renewable $2,500.

Brittany Campbell — Whitworth University Whitworth Scholarship for Academic Achievement four-year renewable $11,000, Seattle Pacific University Dean’s Scholarship Award four-year renewable $10,000, Barry University Barry Scholarship four-year renewable $15,250, Pacific Lutheran University Academic Achievement Scholarship four-year renewable $12,000 and Gonzaga University Achievement Scholarship, four-year renewable $5,000.

Ramona Fankhauser — Private Washington Independent Telecommunications Scholarship four-year renewable $1,000, Willamette University Academic Leadership Award four-year renewable $17,000, Sarah Lawrence College Presidential Scholarship four-year renewable $18,000.

Linden Firethorne — Central Washington University Trustee’s Tuition Award, $1,800 for freshman year, Private Washington State Opportunity Scholarship $1,000.

Gabe Frishman — Kalamazoo College Presidential Award four-year renewable $17,000.

Oakley Haight — Bennington College Brockway Faculty Scholarship four-year renewable $18,000, Case Western University University Scholar four-year renewable $17,500, Kenyon College Kenyon Writing Award four-year renewable $12,000, Lewis and Clark College Trustee Endowed Scholarship four-year renewable $14,000, Lewis and Clark College Leadership & Service Award four-year renewable $1,000, Occidental College President’s Scholarship four-year renewable $15,000, Rocky Mountain College Trustee’s Merit Scholarship four-year renewable $12,000, University of Washington UW Honors Program Scholarship, full four-year tuition $40,000, Whitman College Stephen Penrose Scholarship four-year renewable $8,500, Willamette University Academic Leadership Award four-year renewable $16,000 and Willamette University Jason Lee Award four-year renewable $4,000.

Rudi Hamsa — Gonzaga University Regents Scholarship four-year renewable $13,000, Saint Martin’s University Chancellor’s Academic Merit Scholarship four-year renewable $15,000, University of the Pacific Regent’s Scholarship four-year renewable $10,000, University of Portland President’s Scholarship four-year renewable $18,000 and Private Washington State Opportunity Scholarship $1,000.

Sidney Hauser — Central Washington University CWU Scholarship $2,000, University of Washington UW Music Scholarship $500.

Serena Hill — Western Washington University Presidential Scholarship two-year renewable $1,500, Muhlenberg College Presidential Scholarship four-year renewable $12,000 and Hampshire College Presidential Scholarship four-year renewable $12,000.

Taya Jae, Bennington College Brockway Faculty Scholarship four-year renewable $23,000.

Amanda Lutsock — Linfield College Faculty Scholarship four-year renewable $12,300, Pacific Lutheran University Faculty Scholarship four-year renewable $16,000, University of Portland Arthur Schulte Scholarship four-year renewable $14,000 and University of Puget Sound Alumni Scholarship four-year renewable $7,000.

Robert Mellish — Washington State University Regents Scholarship four-year renewable $4,000.

Makenzie Peterson — Linfield College Academic Scholarship four-year renewable $12,000, Pacific University Academic Scholarship four-year renewable $12,500, Pacific Lutheran University Academic Scholarship four-year renewable $12,500 and California Lutheran University Academic Scholarship four-year renewable $10,500.

Harrison Price — Saint Mary’s College of California Honors at Entrance Scholarship four-year renewable $13,000, Elmhurst College Presidential Scholarship four-year renewable $20,000, Loyola Marymount University four-year renewable $21,800, Lewis and Clark College Dean’s Scholarship four-year renewable $12,000, Lewis and Clark College Lewis and Clark Endowment Scholarship $1,500, Willamette University Academic Leadership Award four-year renewable $12,000 and Private Powerbilt Scholarship $1,650.

Grace Swanson — Western Washington University Multicultural Achievement Program Scholarship two-year renewable $6,000.

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