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February 2, 2023

OCCU offers scholarships

April 30 is the deadline for local graduating high school seniors to apply for seven $1,000 scholarships offered by Our Community Credit Union.

The scholarships are open to graduating 2023 high school seniors who attend school in Mason, Grays Harbor and Thurston counties, and on Vashon Island. The students must be a member of OCCU to be eligible.

Applications and guidelines for the scholarship are available for download at The winners will be announced in May.

For more information, contact Amber Trail at 360-427-3405, 1-800-426-5657 or [email protected]

Based in Shelton, OCCU has eight branches in Mason, Thurston and east Grays Harbor counties, and on Vashon Island.

Scholarship available from Pomona Grange

The Pomona Grange of Mason County is offering a one-year $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Mason County high school.

Preference will be given to students affiliated with a grange, either through their own membership or that of a parent or grandparent, or have had 4-H or Future Farmers of America experience. Those affiliations are not required for application.

April 24 is the deadline to apply. Scholarship application forms are available at the counseling offices at North Mason, Shelton, CHOICE and Mary M. Knight high schools.

For more information, call Billie Howard, Pomona scholarship chair, at 360-426-8443.

Plant trees at OC Shelton

Olympic College Shelton is seeking volunteers to plant native trees and shrubs from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at the campus at 937 W. Alpine Way, Shelton. To participate, send an email to [email protected]


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