Foundation Awards $250,259 in Scholarships

Posted on August 26, 2020

Innovia Foundation recently awarded 119 scholarships totaling $250,259 to students throughout Eastern Washington and North Idaho for the 2020-2021 school year. Innovia manages over 30 scholarship programs on behalf of donors who are invested in the educational success of students in our region. See the bottom of the page for a complete list of scholarship recipients.

Meet some of our regional scholarship recipients:

Madeline Gendreau

Scholarship: Rika Ream Environmental Scholarship

College Choice: Boise State University

Major: Environmental Studies and Geoscience with Hydrology Emphasis

“I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the Rika Ream Environmental Scholarship. This financial assistance will help me greatly in paying my educational expenses so I can focus on my studies. Your financial generosity has allowed me to be one step closer to my goal of working at NASA Climate.”

Lucas Nichols

Scholarship: Newport Priest River Rotary Education Fund Scholarship

College Choice: University of Montana Western

Major: Education

“I would like to thank the Rotary Club for their generosity in helping me pursue my dreams of attending college and extending my football career. Because of this scholarship, I will be able to get my teaching degree so I can teach and coach future generations.”

Tracy Ha

Scholarship: Joy-Hughes and Lucille Hudon Scholarships

College Choice: Stanford University

Major: Biomedical Sciences

“Your generosity is making it possible for me to attend college as a first-generation student and pursue my passion of becoming a physician. I will utilize this resource to the fullest as I move toward my goals. I hope to inspire and give back to the community as you have.”

Matthew Rosman

Scholarship: Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Scholarship

College Choice: Oklahoma State University

Major: Agricultural Communications and Animal Science

“Thank you so much for your generosity in giving me the opportunity to pursue my educational and career goals. I look forward to giving back to the agricultural community. I truly appreciate your willingness to help me achieve my aspirations.”

Kellie Rich

Scholarship: Doris L. Kenney Memorial Scholarship

College Choice: University of Idaho

Major: Mathematics
“Thank you so much for this scholarship for my last semester at the University of Idaho! I have worked very hard for this degree and am really looking forward to earning it and getting a job! Your scholarships over the last four and a half years have helped keep me in school, and I really want to thank everyone at Innovia Foundation for all that they do for students.”

Luke Levesque

Scholarship: Mark & Kay Burkett Scholarship

College Choice: Berklee College of Music

Major: Music Performance and Music Education

“As a person who is now thirty-one years old, this is a wonderful opportunity for me to go back to school and obtain a higher education that I can afford. I am honored to receive this scholarship and will put forth my best efforts in continuing my studies as a token of gratitude.”

 

Scholarship Program Name Current School/Hometown College Choice Amount
Annie Maria Hitchings Gavin Parrish St. John-Endicott High School Eastern Washington University $1,300
Annie Maria Hitchings Jonathan Logen St. John-Endicott High School Eastern Washington University $649
Bess Mikalson Sydney Hause Nine Mile Falls Eastern Washington University $2,500
Bess Mikalson Morgan Keller Kettle Falls Western Washington University $2,500
Bess Mikalson Sophie Keller Kettle Falls Western Washington University $2,500
Bess Mikalson Jessi Macrae Chewelah Washington State University $2,500
David L. and Frances G. Ray Spencer Gering Ritzville Washington State University $500
David L. and Frances G. Ray Ellie Gering Ritzville Washington State University $500
Denny & Thelma Yasuhara Deanna Dwyer Lewis and Clark High School University of Michigan $1,000
Denny & Thelma Yasuhara Nuqu Xiong Lewis and Clark High School University of Washington $1,000
Diamond Lake Ranch Ashley Cox Newport Eastern Washington University $1,000
Diamond Lake Ranch Lydia Jurgens Newport Grand Canyon University $1,000
Diamond Lake Ranch Sierra Mason Newport Big Bend Community College $1,000
Doris Kenney Robert Anselmo Priest River Lewis-Clark State College $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Giovanni Flavel Priest River Gonzaga University $1,192.31
Doris Kenney James Griffin Sandpoint University of Idaho $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Sara Hathaway Sandpoint Lewis-Clark State College $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Shea Kilpatrick Sandpoint University of Nevada, Reno $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Peik Lund-Andersen Sandpoint University of Idaho $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Jarrett Mitton Ponderay Idaho State University $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Kellie Rich Sagle University of Idaho $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Rebecca Roush Priest River University of Idaho $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Sage Saccomanno Sandpoint Bard College $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Delaney Search Dover George Fox University $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Alana Seifert Sandpoint Dartmouth College $1,192.31
Doris Kenney Lauren Sfeir Sandpoint Whitworth University $1,192.31
East Spokane Kiwanis Georgia Goff University High School Whitworth University $1,285
East Spokane Kiwanis Gabriel Hawkins University High School University of Idaho $1,285
Eileen Hutchison Jessi Macrae Chewelah Washington State University $3,300
Gary L. Carrow Memorial Avery Carbajal University High School Grand Canyon University $1,000
Hines/Ripley/Schreiber Awarded through Colfax Schools Foundation $8,602
Idaho Panhandle Dental Society Memorial Amy Flack Priest River Lewis-Clark State College $1,200
Joe & June Fulton – Liberty High School Kendyl Fletcher Liberty High School Washington State University $2,000
John R. Rogers – Ziegler Jacqueline Jimenez John R. Rogers High School Eastern Washington University $1,500
Joy-Hughes Tracy Ha John R. Rogers High School Stanford University $1,200
Lenhart Sydney Nelson Bonners Ferry High School Lewis-Clark State College $1,500
Lillian M. Bailey Shelby Rood Ione Grand Canyon University $698
Lucille Hudon Maryam Al Shamarti John R. Rogers High School Eastern Washington University $5,000
Lucille Hudon Avery Gephart Lake City High School, Coeur d’Alene University of Puget Sound $5,000
Lucille Hudon Morgan Armstrong Lewis and Clark High School Boise State University $5,000
Lucille Hudon Tracy Ha John R. Rogers High School Stanford University $5,000
Lucille Hudon Camden Weber Odessa Eastern Washington University $5,000
Lucille Hudon Madelynn Wagner Odessa Washington State University $5,000
Lucille Hudon Jessi Macrae Chewelah Washington State University $3,000
Lucille Hudon Cierra Brandt Kellogg Whitworth University $3,000
Lucille Hudon Catherine Close Spokane Valley New Saint Andrews College $3,000
Lucille Hudon Megan Crossley John R. Rogers High School Brigham Young University – Idaho $3,000
Margaret F. Galbraith Deborah Bangudu Moscow University of Idaho $2,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Alexis Walters-Gilchrist Sprague Whitworth University $2,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Amy Flack Priest River Lewis-Clark State College $2,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Stephanie Bineau Curlew University of Montana $2,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Chloe Wilbur Kellogg Idaho State University $2,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Daniel Brisson Weippe Boise State University $1,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Kira Boggs Dayton Grand Canyon University $1,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Kylee Laughlin Dayton Washington State University $1,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Lauren Schwartzenberger Gonzaga Preparatory High School University of Montana $1,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Madison McRae Medical Lake Western Governors University of Washington $1,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Hope Reynolds Spokane Spokane Community College $1,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Robert Inman Deer Park Washington State University $1,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Lily Allen University High School Grand Canyon University $1,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Luke Levesque Sandpoint North Idaho College $1,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Daelynn Hendrickson Davenport Central Washington University $1,000
Mark & Kay Burkett Peter Mitchell North Central High School University of Washington $750
Mattawa Area Alexis Sanchez Mattawa University of Washington $890
Newport-Priest River Rotary Travis Dillon Newport Lawrence University $1,000
Newport-Priest River Rotary Jessie Dillon Newport University of Findlay $1,000
Newport-Priest River Rotary Ashley Cox Newport Eastern Washington University $1,000
Newport-Priest River Rotary Brandon Hein Newport University of Montana $1,000
Newport-Priest River Rotary Zachary Hein Newport Montana Technological University $1,000
Newport-Priest River Rotary Lucas Nichols Newport University of Montana Western $1,000
Newport-Priest River Rotary Natalie Randolph Priest River Northland College $1,000
Newport-Priest River Rotary Trevor Shanholtzer Usk Spokane Community College $1,000
Newport-Priest River Rotary Anthony Storro Blanchard University of Idaho $1,000
Newport-Priest River Rotary Giovanni Flavel Priest River Gonzaga University $1,000
Ren Rice Titus May John R. Rogers High School Washington State University $5,000
Ren Rice Alissa Ludeman John R. Rogers High School Washington State University $5,000
Ren Rice Jackee Smith John R. Rogers High School Washington State University $5,000
Ren Rice Mario Reyes-Serrano John R. Rogers High School Eastern Washington University $5,000
Ren Rice Shayla Howerton John R. Rogers High School Eastern Washington University $3,000
Ren Rice Rhiannon Nicholas John R. Rogers High School Eastern Washington University $3,000
Ren Rice Akberet Negash Ferris High School Spokane Community College $2,000
Ren Rice Robel Kahsay Lewis and Clark High School Spokane Falls Community College $2,000
Rika Ream Environmental Madeline Gendreau Mead Boise State University $1,500
Rika Ream Environmental Tyler Hilsendeger Lewis and Clark High School Washington State University $1,500
Rika Ream Environmental Emily Reidt Lewis and Clark High School Whitworth University $1,000
Travis Companies McKenzi Bartlett East Wenatchee Western Governors University $5,000
Travis Companies Samantha Contreras Leoa Forest Grove Portland State University $5,000
Travis Companies Ethan Cook Rocky Gap Virginia Polytechnic Institute $5,000
Travis Companies Emma Morse Spokane University of Washington $5,000
Travis Companies Abbey Seevers York College of St. Mary $5,000
Travis Companies Patrick Pham Bothell University of Washington $5,000
Travis Companies Bryan Cortes Bothell University of Washington $5,000
Travis Companies Julia Jones Hampton Wayne State College $5,000
Travis Companies McKenna Hodgson Cheney Eastern Washington University $5,000
Travis Companies Cooper Hayes Bothell Boise State University $5,000
William & Flossie Sanborn Zane Swanger Sprague Eastern Oregon University $1,000
William & Flossie Sanborn Jade Rios Sprague Spokane Falls Community College $4,000
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Grace Lilje Davenport Gonzaga University $2,000
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Alizabeth Williams Davenport Montana State University $2,000
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Jessie Williams Davenport Wenatchee Valley College $1,800
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Palmer Guhlke Davenport Boise State University $1,800
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Alexia Guhlke Davenport Eastern Oregon University $1,800
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Tyler Sprecher Reardan Washington State University $1,800
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Tanner Abbott Davenport University of Idaho $1,500
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Zane Swanger Medical Lake Eastern Oregon University $1,500
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Matthew Rosman Creston Oklahoma State University $1,500
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Lacey Williams Post Falls University of Idaho $1,500
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Margaret Carstens Reardan Azusa Pacific University $1,500
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Julie Martin Edwall Whitworth University $1,500
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Garrett Bodeau Almira Washington State University $1,200
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Kasen Bodeau Almira Washington State University $1,200
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Zane Perleberg Reardan Central Washington University $1,200
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Madelynn Wagner Odessa Washington State University $1,200
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Kaylene Kuykendall Reardan Washington State University $1,200
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Carson Odegaard Lincoln Central Washington University $1,200
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Alexis Walters-Gilchrist Lamont Whitworth University $1,000
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Cierra Hendrickson Davenport Central Washington University $550
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Daelynn Hendrickson Davenport Central Washington University $550
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Marissa Cocklereece Reardan Eastern Washington University $550
Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Allyssa Cocklereece Reardan Eastern Washington University $550
121 Scholarships Totaling: $250,259