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Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced Wednesday, Sept. 12 that it has awarded a record-breaking... [Read more]

Deadline extended for ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program

Deadline extended for ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program

Discover Burien has extended the deadline for its 2018 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program, with a new deadline of June 1, 2018. The ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program... [Read more]

Listening sessions planned for Highline College’s Presidential search

Listening sessions planned for Highline College’s Presidential search

As part of its presidential search process, Highline College trustees will hold several listening sessions to learn what community members are looking for in the college’s next leader. In July, Dr. Jack... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

In 2017, Highline Schools Foundation announced that it will award $166,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in Highline Public Schools. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2017. The Highline Schools... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces ‘Making Burien Awesome’ Scholarship for 2016

Discover Burien announces ‘Making Burien Awesome’ Scholarship for 2016

This week, Discover Burien announced its “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship for 2016. The mission of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals enrolled for undergraduate study... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

The first-ever ‘Tinship’ – a $6,000 scholarship funded by Burien’s Tin Room Bar & Theater – was recently awarded to Osmat Shamdeen, a senior at Mount Rainier High School: The... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School honors 4 Student Athletes signing with colleges

Kennedy Catholic High School honors 4 Student Athletes signing with colleges

On Wednesday (Feb. 3) – National Signing Day – Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School honored four seniors for signing with colleges and universities to play volleyball, fastpitch softball, baseball... [Read more]

FREE Financial Aid event to be held at Highline College on Saturday, Jan. 30

FREE Financial Aid event to be held at Highline College on Saturday, Jan. 30

College Bound in the Fall? Now is the time for college-bound students—including qualifying immigrants—to apply for financial aid, and a FREE event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Highline... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces more college scholarships for 2016

Highline Schools Foundation announces more college scholarships for 2016

The Highline Schools Foundation announced this week that – thanks to generous donations from Sea-Tac Airport, Alaska Airlines, The Tin Room and others – there are more college scholarships available... [Read more]

Three cities team up to offer college scholarships to local High School Seniors

Three cities team up to offer college scholarships to local High School Seniors

The Cities of Burien, Normandy Park and Seatac are seeking applications from high school seniors for the Association of Washington Cities’ Center for Quality Communities Scholarship program. Six $1,250... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

The Highline Schools Foundation announced several new scholarship opportunities on Thursday, Jan. 22. “The Highline Schools Foundation strives to be a bridge to opportunity for Highline Public School... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools’ Career & College Pathways Kick-Off will be Nov. 19

Highline Public Schools’ Career & College Pathways Kick-Off will be Nov. 19

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Career & College Pathways Kick-Off Event on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. at the ERAC building located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW. “Our goal... [Read more]

Award-winner Betsy Smith came home from Wyoming for the summer

Award-winner Betsy Smith came home from Wyoming for the summer

by Jack Mayne Elizabeth J. Smith, the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science who recently won its top award, came home for the summer and she makes it clear she feels Wyoming... [Read more]

Kennedy grad Sean Guynes named Outstanding Graduate at Western

Kennedy grad Sean Guynes named Outstanding Graduate at Western

Sean Guynes, a graduate of Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School, was recently named “Outstanding Graduate” in Western Washington University’s Linguistics Department. Sean’s done... [Read more]

Losa Berhane wins first-ever Patti Stewart Burgess Scholarship

Losa Berhane wins first-ever Patti Stewart Burgess Scholarship

That’s Patti Stewart Burgess on the left, posing with Losa Berhane, the first-ever recipient of the Highline High School Alumni Foundation’s $1,000 scholarship named in honor of Patti. Losa is... [Read more]

Four Kennedy Catholic High School Seniors Sign Letters of Intent

Four Kennedy Catholic High School Seniors Sign Letters of Intent

Four Kennedy Catholic High School seniors – including football star Cole ‘Goldilocks’ Madison who we reported about last week – recently celebrated as they signed their letters of intent... [Read more]

Learn How to Pay for College at Local ‘College Goal Sunday’ Events

Learn How to Pay for College at Local ‘College Goal Sunday’ Events

‘College Goal Sunday Washington’ aims to reduce the barriers students face in paying for college, and three upcoming local events – including Tuesday, Jan. 8 at Highline High School – will... [Read more]

Here’s the Schedule of Upcoming ‘Road Map to College’ Application Events

Here’s the Schedule of Upcoming ‘Road Map to College’ Application Events

There is an unprecedented effort under way in Seattle and South King County to help high school seniors apply to college – several ‘Road Map to College’ application completion events aimed... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces STIA Scholarships; Deadline Mar. 23

Highline Schools Foundation Announces STIA Scholarships; Deadline Mar. 23

Each year, thanks to the generous support from Sea-Tac Airport and HMS Host, Highline Schools Foundation is able to provide the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Scholarship Program to graduating Highline... [Read more]