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Oak Harbor grads reap millions in scholarship offers

The Oak Harbor High School Class of 2009 received offers of scholarships totaling $3.2 million. The following list is based on reports by students and parents.

(W) denotes Washington Principal's Scholars for those in the top 5 percent of the class; (E) denotes President's Award for Educational Excellence to those who earned a 3.5 GPA or better first semester; (H) denotes Washington State Honors Award for the top10 percent GPA and SAT/ACT scores in the state.

Note: Scholarship information is supplied by Oak Harbor High School students, parents, and grantors. The school district thanks the community for their generous support of our graduating class.

Enrico Abadesco— Fil-Am Assoc. of Oak Harbor Scholarship, Roy Gonzales Mem. Scholarship, Champions of Diversity Scholarship.

Karista Albert— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. 2nd Chance Scholarship, Oak Harbor Rotary VoTech Scholarship.

Jesus Alvarado— Oak Leaf Rebekah Lodge Scholarship.

(E) Rick Andrew Baleros— Fleet Reserve Assoc. Scholarship.

(W)(E)(H) Alicia Marie Bauch—Fil-Am Assoc. of Oak Harbor Scholarship, Knights of Columbus Council Scholarship, Public School Employees Dependent Scholarship.

(E) Stephanie Boneau.

(H) Erin Buch— North Whidbey Lions Club Scholarship.

(E)(H) Arianna Cane— Knights of Columbus Council Scholarship, Oak Harbor Educ. Assoc. Scholarship, Oak Harbor Rotary Acad. Scholarship, WWU Univ. President's Scholarship, Univ. of Portland Merit Scholarship, Univ. of Oregon Nonresident Dean Scholarship.

Royce Cardwell— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. 2nd Chance Scholarship.

(E) Alicia Christianson— Daren Jewell Mem. Scholarship.

(W)(E)(H) Cody Church— Boise St. Univ. Gem Scholarship, Gonzaga Univ. Regent Scholarship, Ohio St. Univ. Nat'l Buckeye Scholarship, Ohio St. Univ. Trustee's Scholarship, Pacific Univ. Presidential Scholarship

Taylor Collins— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. Career & Tech Scholarship

Melody Conda— Amer. Legion Aux. Scholarship.

Laurie Cummings— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. Career & Tech Scholarship.

(E)(H) Shelby Dennis.

(E)(H) Elizabeth Donovan.

Danielle Dooney— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. 2nd Chance Scholarship, Sons of Amer. Legion Scholarship.

(E) Christina Duran.

Ryan Evans— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. Career & Tech Scholarship.

Stephanie Famellos— Oak Harbor Lutheran Church Theresa Ferguson Mem. Scholarship.

(E) Nicholas Fisher.

(E)(H) Kathryn Fisken— Oak Harbor Wildcat Booster Club Athletic Scholarship, New Leaf Jo Balda Community Service Scholarship

Kevin Flavin— Shoreline Community College Soccer Scholarship

Meryll Anne Flores— WSU Future Cougars of Color Award.

(E) Sadi Foltz.

(W)(E)(H) Caitlin Forster— Amer. Assoc. of Univ. Women Top Female Student in Math, Amer. Legion Scholarship, Oak Harbor Bldg. Administrator's Assoc. Scholarship, Oak Harbor Educ. Found. Linda Rhodes Scholarship, Oak Harbor Educ. Found. OHEF Scholarship, Soroptimist Inter'l of Oak Harbor Found. Scholarship Award, NASWI Officer's Spouses Club Scholarship, Oak Harbor Educ. Assoc. Scholarship, WSU Crimson Regent's Scholarship, College of St. Benedict St.'s Scholarship, College of St. Benedict Recognition Scholarship, College of St. Benedict President's Scholarship.

(E) Sara Fraser.

Jennifer Gagen— Art League North Scholarship.

(E) Alma Garcia.

(W)(E)(H) Bonnie Garland.

Christopher Gauthreaux— NW Career Colleges Careers that Work Scholarship, Oak Harbor Rotary Club VoTech Scholarship.

Beverly Gianino— Oak Harbor Rotary Krieg Equine Scholarship, NW Career Colleges Careers that Work Scholarship.

(E)(H) Gregory Goebel— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. Mayor's Scholarship, O.H. Wildcat Booster Club Athletic Scholarship, NASWI Officer's Spouses Club Scholarship, O.H. Educ. Assoc.

Joshua Goff— Kiwanis Club of Oak Harbor 2nd Chance Scholarship, O.H. Educ. Found. 2nd Chance Scholarship.

(E) John Gonzales.

(E) Stephanie Gordon— Amer. Legion Aux. Scholarship, Island County Fire Chiefs Scholarship, Unity Fellowship Scholarship.

(E) Zoe Grossman.

(E) Dakota Gurich.

(W)(E)(H) Lindsey Hall— Oak Harbor Educ. Assoc. Scholarship, North Whidbey Lions Club Scholarship.

Anjulie Harrison— NASWI Officer's Spouses Club Scholarship, Whidbey Island Dixieland Jazz Society Scholarship, Kiwanis Club of Oak Harbor Scholarship

Marcus Hedberg— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. Career & Tech Scholarship, Public School Employees Dependent Scholarship.

Tung Hoang— Amer. River College Scholarship.

(E) Mary Hobbie.

(W)(E)(H) John Hu— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. OHEF Scholarship, Whidbey Island Masonic Lodge Scholarship.

(E) Brian Hughes.

Doug Hughs— Retired CPO Assoc. Gomer Jones Mem. Scholarship.

Tanya Husler— Army ROTC Scholarship to UW.

(W)(E)(H) Jennifer Jansen— Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship, Oak Harbor Emblem Club Scholarship, Oak Harbor Educ. Found. A. Loren & Patricia Kraetz Scholarship, Oak Harbor Wildcat Booster Club Athletic Scholarship, Oak Harbor Rotary Academic Scholarship, Northwestern College Presidential Academic Scholarship, Northwestern College Volleyball Scholarship, Northwestern College Tennis Scholarship, Northwestern College Reformed Church of Amer. Scholarship, Northwestern College Red Recruiter Scholarship, WWU Volleyball Full-Ride Scholarship, WWU President's Scholarship, WWU Admission w/ Distinction, Wendy's High School Heisman School Winner, Corban College Full-Ride Volleyball/Academic Scholarship

(E)(H) Paul Jewell—Oak Harbor Rotary Academic Scholarship, Association of Old Crows/ Whidbey Roost Scholarship.

Erica Johnson— Bernice Thetford Scholarship for Midway Students, Oak Harbor Educ. Found. 2nd Chance Scholarship.

Tyler Johnson— McClean Culinary Arts Scholarship, Culinary Institute of Amer. ProStart Scholarship, WSU ProStart Div. Winning Team Member Scholarship, Oregon Culinary Institute 1st Place ProStart Scholarship, Art Institute of Seattle ProStart Scholarship, NW Culinary Institute ProStart Scholarship, The Inter'l Culinary Institute ProStart Scholarship, New England Culinary Institute ProStart Scholarship, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania ProStart Scholarship.

Valkyrie Jordan— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. Career & Tech Scholarship, Retired CPO Assoc. Gomer Jones Mem. Scholarship, Oak Harbor Lions Club Charles Anderson Academic Scholarship.

(E) Danielle Kendall— Navy ROTC Nursing Option Scholarship to San Diego State.

(W)(E)(H) Jordan Kingma— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. Charles & Lorraine Bos Scholarship, Oak Harbor Rotary Academic Scholarship, Whitworth Univ. Presidential Scholarship, Whitworth Univ. Enhanced Talent Music Scholarship, Whitworth Univ. Music Lesson Scholarship, Pacific Lutheran Univ. Provost Merit Award, Pacific Lutheran Alumni Dependent Grant

Ngan Le— Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Merit Award, Lycoming College Merit Award.

(W)(E)(H) Kyung-Min Lee— Amer. Assoc. of Univ. Women Academic Scholarship, Oak Harbor Rotary Academic Scholarship.

Lauren Lindberg— WAVE Scholarship.

Catherine Malong— Veterans of Foreign War Scholarship, Daren Jewell Mem. Scholarship.

Patrick McArthur— Krieg Construction Scholarship, Coldwell Banker Tara Properties Community Fund Scholarship.

(E)(H) John Manni.

(E) Kayla McConaghy.

(E)(H) Allison McElhiney— Amer. Assoc. of Univ. Women Top Female Student in Science.

(E) Carson McKole— Oak Harbor Educ. Assoc. Scholarship.

(E) Jonathan Mendrez.

Judea Montoya— Jones Accounting Scholarship.

(W)(E)(H) David Moore— Oak Harbor Lutheran Church Theresa Ferguson Mem. Scholarship.

(E) Samuel Muyres— Oak Harbor Lutheran Church Theresa Ferguson Mem. Scholarship.

Jessica Muzzall— Oak Harbor Lutheran Church Theresa Ferguson Mem. Scholarship.

(E) Crystal Nelson.

(E) Christopher Neumiller— Skagit/Island Counties Builders Assoc. Scholarship.

(W)(E)(H) Christopher Olson— Knights of Columbus Don Goodwin Mem. Scholarship, U.S. Air Force Academy Appointment, U.S. Naval Academy Appointment, Navy ROTC Scholarship to Purdue Univ., Air Force ROTC Scholarship to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Univ. of Notre Dame Scholarship, Univ. of Notre Dame Provost's Scholarship, WSU Crimson Regent's Scholarship, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. Presidential Scholarship, WSU Engineering Scholarship, Purdue Univ. Trustee's Scholarship.

Kailey Olson— WSU Future Cougars of Color Award.

Jack O'Neil— Shoreline Community College Soccer Scholarship.

(H) Benjamin Page.

(E)(H) Michael Pasewark— Univ. of Wyoming Children of Alumni Merit Scholarship, WSU Achievement Award, Univ. of Idaho Presidential Scholars Award.

(E) Jessica Paul.

(E) Megan Pearson.

Kayla Ratliff— Skagit Valley College Athletic Scholarship

(W)(E)(H) Rebecca Red— Kiwanis Club of Oak Harbor Scholarship, NASWI Officer's Spouses Club Scholarship, Whidbey Island Chapter/ Military Officers Assoc. of Amer. Scholarship, Wings Over Amer. Scholarship, Univ. of Idaho Achievement Scholarship, Univ. of Idaho Robert McCaslin Scholarship, Univ. of Idaho Military Officer's Assoc. of Amer. Scholarship

Phil Reedy— Skagit Valley College Golf Scholarship.

(W)(E) Melissa Rice— "Let Us Never Forget" IHO Major Megan M. McClung Mem. Scholarship, Amer. Assoc. of Univ. Women Susan Blank Mem. Scholarship, Chief Petty Officer's Assoc. of Whidbey Island Scholarship, Navy Wives Club of America, NASWI Officer's Spouses Club Scholarship, Oak Harbor Lions Club Joe Brisline Academic Scholarship, Soroptimist Inter'l Professional Tech Award, Coldwell Banker Tara Properties Community Fund Scholarship, Island Arts Council Visual Arts Scholarship.

(E)(H) Bernadette Rietz— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. OHEF Scholarship.

(W)(E)(H) Jillian Rivera— Amer. Assoc. of Univ. Women Top Female Student in Technology, Oak Harbor Rotary Academic Scholarship, Univ. of Nebraska George Beadle Academic Scholarship.

(W)(E)(H) Kirsten Roof— WWU President's Scholarship, Whittier College John Greenleaf Whittier Scholar Award, WSU Univ. Achievement Award, Whittier College John Greenleaf Whittier Scholarship in Art.

(W)(E)(H) Kristen Ross— Soroptimist Inter'l of Oak Harbor Foundation Scholarship Award, Oak Harbor Educ. Assoc. Oak Harbor Rotary Academic Scholarship.

(E) Joshua Schroeder— Alaska USA Federal Credit Union Scholarship.

Willysha Shaw— Unity Fellowship Scholarship.

(E) Ryo Shinohara.

(E)(H) Katherine Silveira— Fleet Reserve Assoc. Aux. Scholarship

Alena Stapel— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. Career & Tech Scholarship, McClean Culinary Arts Scholarship, Soroptimist Inter'l Tean Voiland Mem. Scholarship.

(E) Nathen Steele— Navy ROTC Scholarship to Georgia Tech University, Oak Harbor NJROTC Scholarship.

(E)(H) Lauren Strother.

(E) Chelsey Tegnell.

(E) Cody Thomas.

(E) Hope Thompson— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. A. Loren & Patricia Kraetz Scholarship, Island County Fire Chiefs Scholarship, Chief Petty Officer's Assoc. of Whidbey Island Scholarship, NASWI Officer's Spouses Club Scholarship.

Arianna Tomlin— Oak Harbor Lutheran Church Theresa Ferguson Mem. Scholarship, Edmonds Community College Soccer Scholarship.

(E)(H) Claire Trepanier— Oak Harbor Educ. Assoc. Scholarship.

(E)(H) Joel Valles II— Unity Fellowship Scholarship.

(E) Carolyn Vasquez— Univ. of Arizona Scholastic Academic Merit Award.

(W)(E)(H) Brooks Waller— Oak Harbor Educ. Found. Lanche Crow Scholarship, Oak Harbor Wildcat Booster Club Athletic Scholarship, Oak Harbor Educ. Assoc. Scholarship, Oak Harbor Rotary Academic Scholarship, Air Force ROTC Scholarship to UW.

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