Notable: Oak Harbor woman gets $2,000 college scholarship

CAITLYN TORRES, of Oak Harbor, was the recipient of a $2,000 college scholarship awarded at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

The Scholarships for Military Children program provided the award, and has granted scholarships since 2000, when it was initiated with the purpose of helping high school seniors or college-enrolled students afford college.

Applicants for the 2017 program were required to maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average, participate in voluntary school and community activities, demonstrate leadership qualities and write an essay.

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