Scholarship Program

Scholarship Overview

In the fall of every year, we have the special pleasure of announcing our scholarship recipients. We'll announce our winners for the 2017 scholarships this coming fall. In the meantime, scroll down the page to meet our 29 deserving recipients from 2016.

About the Scholarship Program
  • Applications are accepted December through February each year
  • Recipients are selected and notified in the spring
  • WSECU members of all ages are welcome to apply
  • $1,500 awards for two-year college/vocational school
  • $2,500 awards for four-year undergraduate and graduate programs
Photo of Joonick Ahn
Four-Year Award
Joonick Ahn

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Olympia, WA
College: University of Pennsylvania
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Jacey Anderson
Four-Year Award
Jacey Anderson

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Lynnwood, WA
College: Washington State University
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Rachel Bechtel
Four-Year Award
Rachel Bechtel

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Moscow, ID 
College: Carroll College, MT
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Nicholas Beine
Four-Year Award
Nicholas Beine

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Spokane, WA
College: University of Washington
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Heather Cantamessa
Four-Year Award
Heather Cantamessa

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Spokane, WA
College: Whitworth University, WA 
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Shanandoah Charbonneau
Two-Year Award
Shanandoah Charbonneau

Award: $1,500
Hometown: Spokane, WA
College: Spokane Community College 
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Jasmin Chigbrow
Four-Year Award
Jasmin Chigbrow

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Bellingham, WA
College: Western Washington University 
Class Level: Senior

Photo of Alison Dietz
Two-Year Award
Alison Dietz

Award: $1,500
Hometown: Yakima, WA
College: Perry Technical Institute, WA
Class Level: Junior

Photo of Conley Doyle
Four-Year Award
Conley Doyle

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Elma, WA
College: University of Washington
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Hailey Fagerness
Four-Year Award
Hailey Fagerness

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Snohomish, WA
College: Western Washington University
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Gustavo Fujiwara
Four-Year Award
Gustavo Fujiwara

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Seattle, WA
College: University of Washington 
Class Level: Graduate

Photo of Marissa Gill
Four-Year Award
Marissa Gill

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Coeur d'Alene, ID 
College: Seattle University
Class Level: Graduate

Photo of Emily Grahn
Four-Year Award
Emily Grahn

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Olympia, WA
College: University of Puget Sound, WA
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Sarah Hendricks
Two-Year Award
Sarah Hendricks

Award: $1,500
Hometown: Olympia, WA
College: Portland Community College, OR

Photo of Mohammed Jagana
Four-Year Award
Mohammed Jagana

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Seattle, WA
College: St. John's University, NY
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Brandon Knutsen
Two-Year Award
Brandon Knutsen

Award: $1,500
Hometown: Everett, WA
College: Washington State University 
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Jacob Kovacs
Two-Year Award
Jacob Kovacs

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Seattle, WA
College: University of Washington
Class Level: Graduate

Photo of Ben Madonna
Two-Year Award
Ben Madonna

Award: $1,500
Hometown: Mead, WA
College: Edmonds Community College, WA 
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Maxwell Mielke
Four-Year Award
Maxwell Mielke

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Davenport, WA
College: Washington State University 
Class Level: Junior

Photo of Nam Nguyen
Four-Year Award
Nam Nguyen

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Kent, WA 
College: Washington State University
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Cassi Nilles
Four-Year Award
Cassi Nilles

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Medical Lake, WA
College: Gonzaga University
Class Level: Junior

Photo of Christopher Pham
Four-Year Award
Christopher Pham

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Olympia, WA
College: University of Washington 
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Evan Randazzo
Two-Year Award
Evan Randazzo

Award: $1,500
Hometown: Lacey, WA
College: South Puget Sound Community College
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Emma Rose
Two-Year Award
Emma Rose

Award: $1,500
Hometown: Olympia, WA
College: South Puget Sound Community College 

Photo of Adrian Ruiz
Two-Year Award
Adrian Ruiz

Award: $1,500
Hometown: Gilbert, AZ 
College: Chandler-Gilbert Community College, AZ
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Nina Thach
Four-Year Award
Nina Thach

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Tacoma, WA
College: Pacific Lutheran University, WA 
Class Level: Junior

Photo of Len Tran
Four-Year Award
Len Tran

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Seattle, WA
College: University of Washington - School of Medicine
Class Level: Graduate

Photo of Yolanda Valencia
Two-Year Award
Yolanda Valencia

Award: $1,500
Hometown: Lafayette, CO
College: University of Colorado 
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Jiali Zhang
Four-Year Award
Jiali Zhang

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Olympia, WA
College: John Hopkins University
Class Level: Freshman