The 2016 Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients were honored at Wednesday night’s Highline Public Schools Board meeting at Bow Lake Elementary: HSFScholarships2016 Each student received a certificate of recognition from Highline Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield. “A very BIG thank you to all the families who took the time to spend the evening with us to celebrate these wonderful students!” This year, the Highline Schools Foundation will donate nearly $120,000 in scholarships to students in Highline Public Schools. Their scholarship program is growing every year – last the foundation donated nearly $90,000, and only three years ago they awarded nearly $50,000. These scholarships are made possible by the support of Highline Schools Foundation’s generous individual donors and corporate partners. FYI:

All Highline Schools Foundation Scholarships are available to graduating seniors who live in the Highline Public Schools service area and will graduate with a diploma from Highline Public Schools by June of their senior year. The 2017 application will be available January 2017 for seniors graduating in 2017. You can find a list of the scholarships available and the requirements for each at http://www.highlineschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships/. Each scholarship has its own review committee and they look at a number of factors when deciding who will receive their scholarship. Students are asked to write essays and provide letters of recommendation as well as a copy of their transcript and SAT scores.
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