Comcast honors Snohomish County students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

Comcast is proud to honor High School Seniors Autumn Perkins, Claire Matthewson, Keely Nash, Sophia Amrine, Song Vo, Tina Do from Snohomish County for being among 37 high school seniors throughout Washington state to be a part of our annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.

The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship awarded to the best and brightest high school seniors for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills.

“Our Leaders and Achievers Scholarship winners are exceptional students who have demonstrated a commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity, and leadership,” said Comcast Washington Senior Vice President Amy Lynch. “We are honored to recognize their achievements and excited to support them as they continue their educational journeys.”

To help build the leaders of tomorrow, Comcast NBCUniversal provides $2 million in college scholarships each year to high school seniors throughout the U.S. Comcast is awarding $95,000 in scholarships to the following Washington students for the 2019-20 school year:

Comcast is awarding $95,000 in scholarships to the following Washington students for the 2019-20 school year:

Catalina Sanchez, Bremerton High School, Bremerton

Walker Becker, W F West, Chehalis

Hafsa Khan, Cedarcrest High School, Duvall

Brooke Benson, Cedarcrest High School, Duvall

Annie Seo, Decatur High School, Federal Way

Casey Alexander, Ferndale High School, Ferndale

Keely Nash, Granite Falls High School, Granite Falls

Alireza Ayaba, Kent-Meridian High School, Kent

Miriame Diawara, Kent-Meridian, Kent

Ozioma Nwokike, Kent-Meridian High School, Kent

Sienna Fatuesi, Kent-Meridian High School, Kent

Kobey K Sage Chew, Juanita High, Kirkland

Jasmin Fuentes, North Thurston High School, Lacey

Jack Harrison, North Thurston High School, Lacey

Matthew Jenkins, River Ridge, Lacey

Autumn Perkins, Marysville Getchell High School, Marysville

Claire Matthewson, Marysville Getchell High School, Marysville

Tina Do, Marysville Getchell High School, Marysville

Hannah Cook, Willapa Valley High School, Menlo

Song Vo, Kamiak High School, Mukilteo

Petra Mcdonnell-Ingoglia, Olympia High School, Olympia

Franchesca Silva, Orting High School, Orting

Aidan Mckee, Emerald Ridge High School, Puyallup

Joanna Atkins, Gov John R Rogers, Puyallup

Kolin Koski, Raymond HIgh School, Raymond

Angel Corpuz, Cleveland High School, Seattle

Mikayla King, Holy Names Academy, Seattle

Nazrawit Dessie, University Prep, Seattle

Abigail Currah, Shorecrest High School, Shoreline

Hana Bezabeh, Shorecrest High School, Shoreline

Sophia Amrine, Snohomish High School, Snohomish

Logan Hamilton, Mead Senior High, Spokane

Peyton Gomez, Covenant High School, Tacoma

Logan Kitselman, Tacoma Baptist Schools, Tacoma

Amaya Dickerson, Stadium High School, Tacoma

Julia Maher, Bellarmine Preparatory School, Tacoma

Emma Tucker, Ocosta High School, Westport

The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program provides scholarships to students who strive to achieve their full potential, who are catalysts for positive change in their communities, who are involved in their schools, and who serve as models for their fellow students. To date, more than $30 million has been awarded to nearly 28,000 students nationwide through the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.

The philosophy behind the program is to give young people every opportunity to prepare for the future and to engage them in their communities. The program also demonstrates the importance of civic involvement, and the value placed on civic involvement by the business community. Recipients may also be eligible for scholarships at higher levels, such as the Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award and the Comcast Founders Scholarship, awarded locally from the eligible pool of Leaders and Achievers winners.

To learn more about Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program, visit: apply.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers/information.php

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