Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater announced this week that they’ll be starting an annual ‘Tin Ship’ scholarship program to a Highline Public Schools graduating senior. The scholarship is intended for graduates who want to pursue a trade school, for careers like mechanics, builders, machinists and craftsmen. “We want this scholarship to be a way to celebrate what the Hi-Line Tin Shop was, a place where skilled craftsmen worked with their hands and brains, using the kind of skills that built our country,” reads an announcement. “In a time when our technological society is filled with fast-moving advancement, learning and adaptation, we want to recognize and celebrate the importance of skills still as valuable to our community and country as they were 100 years ago—skills that enable a carpenter to build a home, a mechanic to fix a car, a welder to create a fence, or a sheet metal fabricator to make a roof.” The scholarship will be awarded to a public school student from our community, and will be applied toward tuition and fees at an accredited Trade School of their choosing. In creating this scholarship, organizers hope to honor these important jobs in our community. “We envision this ‘Tin Ship’ growing with the support and involvement of our community, our schools and our scholarship recipients. We will ask our recipients to â€œpay it forwardâ€ by mentoring future recipients, and sharing what theyâ€™ve learning with our community schools.” “If this is something you would like to be part of as a Tin Room guest, we welcome you. The Tin Room will be matching all donations up to $3,000.” To help donate to this great new scholarship, contact Dan House at (206) 242-8040.
“We are grateful to be partnering with Highline Schools Foundation on this effort!” Sincerely, All of us at the Tin Room]]>