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Spokane Scholars Foundation gives out grants

Thu., April 24, 2014

The Spokane Scholars Foundation awarded $60,000 in grants to 24 high school students Monday evening.

Students are nominated in one of six content areas by their high school principal, counselors or teachers. After nomination, students complete an application and judges select four grant recipients for each category. Some regional colleges and universities match the grants.

This year’s winners:


$4,000: Kashif Ravasia, Saint George’s School

$3,000: Chase Milligan, Mt. Spokane High School

$2,000: Andrew Chuang, Ferris High School

$1,000: Anusha Gollapalli, Central Valley High School

Fine Arts

$4,000: Joseph Hall, University High School

$3,000: Peter Fullmer, Mt. Spokane High School

$2,000: Connor Gu, Lewis and Clark High School

$1,000: Rachel Postlewait, West Valley High School


$4,000: Ansh Sehgal, University High School

$3,000: DongGyun Kim, Central Valley High School

$2,000: Thomas Colvin, North Central High School

$1,000: Tyler Bennett, Cheney High School


$4,000: David Yuan, Central Valley High School

$3,000: Christopher O’Donnell, Lewis and Clark High School

$2,000: Maloney Foster, Gonzaga Preparatory School

$1,000: Phillip Bax, Northwest Christian School

Social Studies

$4,000: Joshua Ross, Central Valley High School

$3,000: Alaina Jacobsen, Saint George’s School

$2,000: Cassidy Eklof, North Central High School

$1,000: Kayla Uplinger, Mt. Spokane High School

World Languages

$4,000: Erin Kaya, Lewis and Clark High School

$3,000: Sierra Dodd, Mt. Spokane High School

$2,000: Lauren Helmbrecht, Gonzaga Preparatory School

$1,000: Sam Garcia-Birginal, Ferris High School


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