The Highline High School Alumni Association has awarded 21 scholarships worth over $50,000 to 2015 graduating seniors at the Burien school:

The winners and their scholarships are, left to right in the top row. Olivia Beckham (Uli & Gayle Chi Mathematics), Julissa Gallegos (Donald Bunger Future Technology), Yusuf Ali-Halane (World Language Department), Citlaly Ramirez (Roger & Linda Walsh), Jacob Hines (Mavis Lukson), Hai Quang Le (Harry E. Lemon), Fredy Galpani (Roger & Linda Walsh), Nizama Djuderija (English Department) and Sidney Williams, Highline High college and career access specialist. In the second row are Rodha Sheikh (Social Studies Department), Katie Gatto (Emily Nishimura Herod), Faith Todd (Science Department), Shelbianne Figgins (McEachern Family Fine Art), Cassidi Young (Roger & Linda Walsh), Diana Algomeda-Villada (Dr. Alan Gunsul), and Adanech Makey (Mavis Lukson). In the front row are Jonathan Soledad (Dick Dahlgard Photography), Kodie Frankele (Patti Burgess Future Teacher), Kyle Pitz (Music Department) and Kelvin Herbruger (Nancy Tully Memorial Business Department). Not pictured: Tajinique Ruffin (The Turnaround) and Alexiz Gomez (The Turnaround). Photo by Eric Mathison.

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