Puget Sound Newswatch
$10,000 In Scholarships Awarded
SEATTLE - The Greater Seattle Business Association has awarded five scholarships worth a total of $10,000 to Puget Sound area high school and college students.
The winners, to be honored at a luncheon today, were chosen from among 140 nominations reviewed by the GSBA, whose membership includes 700 professional, retail and service businesses.
The scholarships for next school year range from $1,000 to $2,500. The recipients were:
-- Brian Bannon, a junior majoring in psychology at Pacific Lutheran University in Parkland, Pierce County.
-- Ryan Biava, a graduating senior and valedictorian with a 4.0 grade average at Seattle's Rainier Beach High School.
-- Joey Brown, who's completing a course in upholstery at Bates Technical College in Tacoma and hopes to begin studying interior design in Seattle next year.
-- Felicia Green, who will use her scholarship to enter the Art Institute of Seattle and study industrial design.
-- Sarah Norberg, a senior at Curtis High School in the University Place School District near Tacoma who plans to study at Washington State University next year.
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