Eight to receive scholarships

Eight Bellevue students will receive scholarships this year from the Bellevue PTSA Scholarship Committee.

  • Thursday, April 24, 2008 7:35pm
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Eight Bellevue students will receive scholarships this year from the Bellevue PTSA Scholarship Committee.

The grants, totaling up to $10,000, are awarded to students attending the five Bellevue School District high schools.

Of the total, $5,000 is funded by contributions from all of the BSD PTSAs, including all elementary and middle schools, even though scholarship recipients can only be high school students. The second amount of to $5,000 is donated by the Hurd Foundation, in memory of Alice Hurd, who was a past Bellevue PTSA Council President, as well as a past President of Sammamish PTSA, Odle Middle School and Cherry Crest Elementary. She was known as a tireless and enthusiastic volunteer and child advocate.

While both awards are scholarships, the Alice Hurd award also requires extensive community service and citizenship qualities. Any graduating student at a school district high school is eligible to apply.

This year, the scholarship recipients are:

Newport

PTSA Scholarship: Erin Phelps

Hurd Scholarship: Hannah Niebulski

Bellevue

PTSA Scholarship: Celia Chung

International

PTSA Scholarship: Jessica Bennett

Hurd Scholarship: Angela Trinh

Interlake

PTSA Scholarship: Maria Corona 

Sammamish

PTSA Scholarship: Kim Toan Bui

Hurd Scholarship: Stephanie Tran 

The scholarship recipients will be honored at the Bellevue PTSA Council’s annual spring celebration lunch from 12:30-2:20 p.m. Monday, April 28 at the Community Center at Mercer View. (Address: 8236 S.E. 24th Street on Mercer Island (near Luther Burbank Park)

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