(Seattle, WA) The Seattle International District Rotary Club announced six scholarship recipients for this 2009-2010 academic year.  Each recipient will receive $2,000 towards his/her college expenditures. According to Club President Paul Mar, the Seattle International District Rotary Club has annually awarded college scholarships for the past 20 years with an aggregate total exceeding $100,000. Criteria for selecting scholarship recipients include scholastic achievement, community service participation, and financial need.

(Seattle, WA) The Seattle International District Rotary Club announced six scholarship recipients for this 2009-2010 academic year.  Each recipient will receive $2,000 towards his/her college expenditures. The recipients are:

Vivian Dao, Rainier Beach High School, will attend University of Washington and major in pre-medicine.  Her professional goal is to have a career as a doctor so she can help many people in need of medical care around the world.

Alexandra Kyrimis, Seattle University, is pursuing a degree in the health care field with a minor in social welfare.  She plans to earn a Master’s Degree in nursing and become a nurse practitioner, then open a clinic to serve everyone, regardless of financial status.

Karen Lowe, West Seattle High School, will attend University of Washington and major in biochemistry or chemistry. Her career goal is to work in the medical field, doing something she loves while helping people at the same time.

       

Melanie Ma, Franklin High School, will attend the University of Washington and major in business. Her goal is to have a career in public relations.

Umer Robale, Garfield High School, will attend South Seattle Community College where he plans to study in the medical field. He hopes to become a professional nurse.

Jonathan Tran, Franklin High School, will attend the University of Washington and major in computer science.

       

According to Club President Paul Mar, the Seattle International District Rotary Club has annually awarded college scholarships for the past 20 years with an aggregate total exceeding $100,000. Criteria for selecting scholarship recipients include scholastic achievement, community service participation, and financial need.

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