Eight Inland Northwest students attending Eastern Washington University have received Academic Honors Scholarships for the current academic year. The $2,000 scholarships are given to freshmen with outstanding academic abilities.
Jennifer Heckler, a graduate of Rogers High School, is the daughter of Kathy and Thomas Heckler. In high school she was a member of the National Honor Society, senior class president and listed in “Who’s Who Among American High School Students.” She has received numerous awards, including the Rotary Leadership Award, United States Student Council Award, Washington State Honors Award, Exchange Club Award and the 1995 Washington Scholar Award.
Cindy Morris, a graduate of North Central High School, is the daughter of Janice and Jerry Morris, and is participating in EWU’s Honors Program.
Emily Ireta Perez, daughter of Linda Robinson, is a graduate of North Central High School, where she was involved with orchestra, debate, Spokane Children’s Theatre, Ecology Club, International Club and cross-country. At Eastern, she’s participating in theater and the Honors Program.
Sara Winther, a 1996 graduate of Lewis and Clark High School, is the daughter of Melinda Winther, Spokane, and Rodney Winther, Ithaca, N.Y. She is a member of EWU’s Honors Program.
Sarah Moen, a 1996 graduate of Central Valley High School, is the daughter of Shannon and Dennis Moen. She is a member of EWU’s marching band and Honors Program.
Shane Sullivan, son of Lequeta Fifield, is a graduate of Central Valley High School, where he was a member of the jazz, marching and pep bands. At Eastern he is a member of the Honors Program and the marching band.
Jessie Marie Biggs, daughter of Lynn and Doug Beu, is a graduate of Mead High School. She received a Community Youth Activism Award from Gov. Lowry for activities against tobacco use. In high school, she belonged to the National Honor Society and ran with the varsity track and field teams. At EWU, she’s in the Honors Program and track and field.
Emily Lowe, a graduate of Mead High School, is the daughter of Teresa Hiatt and Randy Lowe. In high school she was a member of the choir, Japanese Club, Humanities Club, National Honor Society and was treasurer of the French Club. At Eastern she’s in the Honors Program.
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