SCHOLARSHIPS
2023 Presentation
2023 WENATCHEE ROTARY FOUNDATION
SCHOLARSHIP REPORT
 
APRIL 24, 2023
 
2023 Wenatchee Rotary Foundation Scholarships
 
Committee members –
  • Rotary – Marcia Henkle, Claudia DeRobles, Joe St. Jean (Chair)
  • Community – Sandy Schuster, Alfredo Martinez, Lanny Fitch
  • WRF Scholarship Standing Committee - Marcia Henkel, Pete VanWell, Joe St. Jean
 
It is the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee to award scholarships to:
 
Cindy Gonzalez Villa –     EHS graduate ’23 w/3.8 GPA
  • Active in student government – ASB Vice President
  • Goal = WSU or GCU majoring in Business Entrepreneurship
  • Owns/operates two businesses – photography and flowers
  • Amount awarded $1600
 
Diego Cuevas Bielmas – WHS graduate ’23 w/3.47 GPA
  • Key Club member, volunteering at WVMCC
  • Goal = CWU majoring in Mechanical Engineering
  • Amount awarded $1600
 
David Guzman Valente – WHS graduate ’23 w/4.0 GPA;  WVC AA ’23 w/4.0 GPA
  • Many varsity sport and academic leadership awards
  • Goal = WSU majoring in Computer Science
  • Amount awarded $1600
Coby Anne Riches – WHS graduate ’23 w/3.8 GPA
  • Many leadership roles in music department, student government and Sports Medicine
  • Goal = WWU majoring in Pre-Med
  • Amount awarded $1600
Jose Pena Rodriguez – WHS graduate ’23 w/3.71 GPA
  • Key Club leadership, Mecha member, section leader in WHS Mariachi Band
  • Goal = WSU majoring in Accounting
  • Amount awarded $1600
 
MULTI-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP REQUESTS FOR CONTINUATION
 
After review and due consideration, it is recommended to continue support for:
 
Cesar Bedolla-Hurtado – 2019 Recipient – WSU – 3.98 GPA – Civil Engineering
                                             - Amount $1600
 
Jizelle Torres Bazan – 2020 Recipient - WVC – 3.89 GPA – BS in Nursing
                                        - Amount $1600
 
Carmen Valencia Gonzalez – 2020 Recipient – CWU – 3.4 – Public Health
                                        - Amount $1600
 
Mireya Lopez Mercado – 2021 Recipient – WSU – 3.5 GPA – Finance and International     
                                      - Amount $1600             Business
 
Estephanie Flores Quintero – 2021 Recipient – WVC – 3.61 GPA – BS in Nursing
                                     - Amount $1600
Dennise Aguilar Cano – 2021 Recipient – UW - 3.69 GPA – Applied Math
                                    - Amount $1600
Nicolas Lopez Banuelos – 2021 Recipient – CWU – 3.48 GPA – Ag Sci/Firefighting Science
          - Amount $1600
 
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2022
This year, the Wenatchee Rotary Foundation (WRF) awarded 12 scholarships totaling about $19,100.  Cost for supporting 3 new ’21 scholarships plus continuing support for 9 continuing: - $14,300 for 9 continuing scholarships - 4,800 for 3 new Class of ’21 scholarships - Total = $19,100 for the 2021-22 school year
The story was featured recently in our newsletter, the APPLESEED.
          
Continuing Rotary scholarships:
      
      - Galilea Katrina Vasquez
      - Jessica Gutierrez Elias
      - Mariana Santos                           
      - Janeli Sanchez Villasenor            
      - Cesar Bedolla-Hurtado
      - Pablo Cortez
      - Jizzelle Torres Bazan
      - Gabriela Alvarado
       - Exekiel Tschritter
 
Three first time recipients for 2021:
 
Karina Yecenia Batres – WHS graduate ’21 w/3.8 GPA
Nicholas Lopez Banuelos – WHS graduate ’21 w/3.5 GPA
Dennise Aguilar Cano – WHS graduate ’21 w/4.0 GPA
 
 
Videos from recipients getting continuing support:
 
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