South King County Puget Sound Anglers Awards Marine Science Scholarship


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South King County Puget Sound Anglers announced Monday (May 21) that it has awarded Jordan Teller, a graduating senior from Big Picture HS in the Highline School District, its 2012 Marine Science Scholarship.

The scholarship is awarded each year to a high school senior who has graduated from the Puget Sound Skills Center Marine Technology program and plans to pursue a career in the field of Marine Science or Fisheries.

“We believe one of the key elements in improving fisheries in the Pacific Northwest is through educating a new generation of youth dedicated to the resource” said SKCPSA Director Bill Lee. The scholarship provides up to $2000 for recipients first two years of college or Technical School.

Jordan plans to attend Oregon Coast Community College majoring in Aquarium Science. She will be formally presented with the scholarship at the South King County Puget Sound Anglers June 20th meeting.

South King County Puget Sound Anglers is a 501©3 nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving quality fisheries. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month.

More information available at www.pugetsoundanglers.net.

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