Jefferson County Community Foundation

JEFFERSON COUNTY TECHNICAL TRADES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

main_techtrades_sat-300x225The Jefferson County Technical Trades Endowed Scholarship benefits Jefferson County high-school graduates who choose to pursue career and technical education.

Members of Olympic Economic Development and the Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce began generating money for this endowed fund by proctoring SAT exams and donating the proceeds. They continue to grow this fund yearly through proctoring SAT exams. Their first scholarship was awarded in 2014.

2014 Jefferson County Technical Trades Scholarship: Greggory Robert Should: $1000

A Chimacum High School Graduate, Greggory will be attending West Coast Training in Woodland, Washington to pursue a career in the construction trades.  Greggory’s high school football coach says that Greggory “is an outstanding young man who truly understands hard work.  He is a leader in life who has shown the ability to stand tall in the face of overwhelming odds and not give in. Greggory was also awarded $500 from JCCF's Deb Johnson Scholarship.

2014 Jefferson County Technical Trades Scholarship: Serena Vilage: $1000

Serena was a 2013 Graduate of Port Townsend High School and has been working for the past year as a volunteer on the historic 101 ft. schooner Adventuress.  Serena plans to become a systems engineer with a marine science background and has a goal to obtain a 100 ton captain’s license. Serena will be attending Skagit Valley College’s Marine League School in September. One of Serena’s recommendations said that she is “a blossoming mariner, dedicated to excellence in her work, and a delight to have in our community”.

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