Two Mountlake Terrace High School students awarded Rotary Club scholarships

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Mountlake Terrace's Vera Okolo (center) receives a $3,000 scholarship from Rotary Club of Lynnwood member Jon Hatch and Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith (right) during a luncheon Thursday at Edmonds Community College's Gateway Hall. (Photos by David Pan)
Mountlake Terrace’s Vera Okolo (center) receives a $3,000 scholarship from Rotary Club of Lynnwood member Jon Hatch and Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith (right) during a luncheon Thursday at Edmonds Community College’s Gateway Hall. (Photos by David Pan)

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood awarded $67,000 in scholarships to 20 graduating seniors and two Edmonds School District graduates during a luncheon Thursday at Edmonds Community College’s Gateway Hall.

Mountlake Terrace’s Danielle Hirano and Vera Okolo were among the recipients. Lynnwood High School graduate Siyu Lu was a four-time recipient. Lu is attending the University of Washington. Meadowdale’s Hannah Long received a $4,000 scholarship. Each of the other recipients were awarded $3,000.

List of scholarship recipients:

  • Salem Abraha, Edmonds- Woodway
  • Philip Grossenbacher, Washington State University (Meadowdale graduate 2014 )
  • Danielle Hirano, Mountlake Terrace
  • Rebecca Kuhn, Meadowdale
  • Taylor Monroe-Jones, Meadowdale
  • Vera Okolo, Mountlake Terrace
  • Melisa Oueldescheikh, Edmonds- Woodway
  • Christelle Silue’, Edmonds- Woodway
  • Alicia Wright, Meadowdale
  • Julianna Brutman, Lynnwood
  • Robert Gammon, Lynnwood
  • Angela Heewon Lee, Edmonds-Woodway
  • Hannah Long, Meadowdale
  • Siyu Lu, four-time recipient, University of Washington (Lynnwood graduate 2009 )
  • Connor Lunsford, Meadowdale
  • Laura Meany, Holy Names
  • Sydney Meany, Holy Names
  • Griffin Over, Meadowdale
  • Lyudmila Polevoy, Lynnwood
  • Amber Marie Winkle, Edmonds- Woodway
  • Christina Yanos, Lynnwood
  • Ephrem Yared, Meadowdale

$27,000 of the scholarships were distributed by the Rotary Club of Lynnwood on behalf of the Martha Lake Community Club.

Rotary Club of Lynnwood member Jon Hatch awards Meadowdale's Hannah Long (right) a $4,000 scholarship.
Rotary Club of Lynnwood member Jon Hatch awards Meadowdale’s Hannah Long (right) a $4,000 scholarship.

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