Skyline students receive more than $3 million in scholarships

August 5, 2015

NEW — 1:20 p.m. Aug. 5, 2015

Skyline High School and the Issaquah School District are grateful for the generosity of the community who contributed in part to more than $3 million in scholarships to Skyline’s class of 2015 as reported by students and their parents.

Students received scholarships and grants for academic merit, community service, athletic ability and leadership, and honors scholarships from the schools they will be attending and from community leaders.

Skyline thanks Girl Scouts of Western Washington, Overlake Alumnae Panhellenic, Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa, Issaquah Women’s Club, Rotary Club of Sammamish, American Association of University Women,  Kiwanis Club of Sammamish and the Skyline Gridiron Club. Read more

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Issaquah AAUW installs new officers

September 10, 2013

The Issaquah Branch of the American Association of University Women installed new officers recently and they will lead the branch when meetings resume Sept. 19.

Contributed The new Issaquah American Association of University Women officers are (from left) Kathryn Main, Jane Stephenson, Sally Dillon, Judy Rogers, Kelly Smith, Melinda Hearsey, Jan Gram, Barbara Hallum and Carol Wellman. Not pictured are Melinda Hearsey and Pat Martin.

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The new Issaquah American Association of University Women officers are (from left) Kathryn Main, Jane Stephenson, Sally Dillon, Judy Rogers, Kelly Smith, Melinda Hearsey, Jan Gram, Barbara Hallum and Carol Wellman. Not pictured are Melinda Hearsey and Pat Martin.

They are co-presidents Jan Gram and Carol Wellman and co-secretaries Sally Dillon and Barbara Hallum. Officers continuing in their positions are co-membership vice presidents Kathryn Main and Jane Stephenson, program vice president Judy Rogers and treasurer Kelly Smith. Also continuing are communications director Melinda Hearsey and public policy director Pat Martin.

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AAUW fashion show sends three local girls tech camp

August 20, 2013

Three middle school students from Issaquah schools attended the AAUW WA Tech Trek camp at Pacific Lutheran University in July thanks to funds raised by the Issaquah branch of the American Association of University Women.

Issaquah’s AAUW branch held a fashion show in April with a profit of $3,400 to fund the campers’ experience. During the show, women strutted their stuff in styles from the Issaquah Chico’s. The event took place at Timber Ridge at Talus.

The 100 available tickets for the event sold out, and tickets for the 24 raffle prizes “sold like hotcakes,” according to a press release. The resulting profit helped the girls attend the camp, which focuses on the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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