April 7, 2015
After 30 years of hosting auctions, Kiwanis Club of Issaquah fundraising organizers last year decided a change was in order.
“We wanted something different, not the same old stuffy, sit-down auction where you’re miserable for three hours,” event chairwoman Tori Gaines said.
March 28, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. March 28, 2015
The Issaquah Schools Foundation has created a new scholarship to help Issaquah School District juniors and graduating seniors continue their educational journey.
The foundation’s new Impact Scholarship will be awarded to students who submit essays about the ways foundation-funded programs have enriched their education.
The Impact Scholarship will be awarded in two categories. Entries to the Written category will be judged on answers to two essay questions. Students who enter under the Presentation category will be judged on a five-minute oral presentation of their written essays.
March 6, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. March 6, 2015
The Issaquah Women’s Club will offer $1,000 scholarships to graduating senior girls from Issaquah, Liberty and Skyline high schools, and from Echo Glen and Tiger Mountain alternative schools.
Get information about requirements and the official form for Issaquah, Liberty and Skyline at www.issaquahwomensclub.org/scholarships. Get information, and the official form for Echo Glen and Tiger Mountain schools, by seeing a counselor or adviser.
November 18, 2014
NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 22, 2014
Local runners and walkers can get their Thanksgiving festivities off to a healthy starts at the third annual Plateau Runner Turkey Trot.
Proceeds from the run benefit Eastlake High School’s Marty O’Connor Scholarship Fund for student athletes.
The 4-mile, family friendly run starts at 9 a.m. Nov. 29. The flat route begins and ends at Plateau Runner, the locally owned and operated specialty running store on the Sammamish Plateau.
September 23, 2014
When Issaquah resident Lorena Kott moved to the city two years ago, she sought an outlet that would both help her meet people and give back to her new community.
She found it in the Issaquah Women’s Club, a social and philanthropic organization that has been bringing Issaquah women together since 1983.
“I loved the duality of the social aspect and the helping aspect,” Kott, the club’s marketing chairwoman, said. “You can have fun, help others and make friends. What more could you want from a club?”
July 22, 2014
The Alpha Rho chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa has awarded its annual scholarships of $1,000 to Skyline High School senior Madison Laycock and Issaquah High School senior Cassidy Crickmore to help them further their education.
Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding.
July 15, 2014
The Issaquah Women’s Club gathered June 5 to distribute over $5,000 in donations to local organizations.
The recipients were the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank, Echo Glen to support its canine program, Life Enrichment Options, Issaquah Parks & Recreation Department, Issaquah Community Services and Eastside Baby Corner.
May 27, 2014
The Issaquah Women’s Club has awarded four $1,000 “Follow Your Dreams” scholarships to senior girls in the Issaquah School District.
The scholarship winners are Skyline High School students Sydney Smith, Madison Laycock and Gabrielle Diebner, and Liberty High School student Jana Walker.
July 30, 2013
The Veterans of Foreign Wars offers scholarship programs in the Issaquah School District to all levels of education.
The VFW Department of Washington rewards the Youth Essay Program for grades three to five, while the other two scholarships, Patriot’s Pen for grades six to eight and Voice of Democracy for grades nine to 12, include competition on the national level.
Scholarships for those up to grade eight take the form of savings bonds. High school scholarships, including awards of up to $30,000 for the national first-place winner, go directly to the recipient’s American university, college, vocational or technical school.
April 9, 2013
The Issaquah High School PTSA is awarding six $500 scholarships to graduating seniors. Applications are now available on the PTSA Website at http://issaquahhighptsa.org/Page/Programpages/SeniorScholarships.
If you are planning to continue your education upon graduation, the PTSA encourages you to apply. Deadline for completed applications is April 22.
Questions? Email the PTSA Scholarship Chair Cyn Baumert at email@example.com.