Jackson’s Musunuri wins fellowship
Henry M. Jackson High School junior Sriharshita Musunuri has won a $50,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship. It is the top award honored by the Davidson Institute to young people who have completed a significant piece of work in a variety of categories, from philosophy to technology. Musunuri was honored in science.
Musunuri, 16, who goes by Harshu, was selected for her development of a cost-effective thermoelectric device that has the potential to enable generation of electricity from industrial waste heat. The formal title of her project, completed mostly over her freshman year, is “Application of Tetrahedrite and Magnesium Silicide in a Novel Thermoelectric Unicouple to Generate Electricity from Industrial Waste Heat.”
The achievement follows a string of honors in science and technology for Musunuri, for this project and other research work. For Musunuri, becoming a Davidson Fellow “represents acceptance to the larger scientific community.”
Read more at www.davidsongifted.org/Fellows-Scholarship.
Everett grad honored by Lions for service
The Everett Central Lions Club presented its 2016 Community Service Award to Dylan Scanes, a 2016 honor graduate of Everett High School.
The award is given to a graduating senior who best exemplifies the “We Serve” motto of Lions Clubs International.
Scanes’ volunteer activities during high school included helping at Camp Prov, Olivia Park Elementary School and a local food bank.
Scanes is an Eagle Scout and has served on the Mayor’s Youth Council.
Lincoln alumni scholarships go to locals
The Lincoln Lynx Alumni Association awarded scholarships to the lineal descendants of Lincoln High School of Seattle alumni.
Among the 2016 scholarship winners: Margaret Catherine Arneson (Kamiak) and Morgan Mindt (Arlington), who both plan to attend Everett Community College; Emily Maxfield (Cedar Park Christian, Bothell), who plans to attend Northwest Nazarene University; Fernanda Peña (Lake Stevens), Central Washington University; Claire Tomsett (Edmonds Woodway), University of Washington; and Eva Waltz (Glacier Peak, Snohomish), Western Washington University.
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