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April 27, 2023

Pioneer students, alumni eligible for scholarships

The Pioneer Kiwanis Club will award $10,000 in scholarships to students who live in the Pioneer School District or attended Pioneer schools.

Eligible are students who are graduating this year from high school or completed a GED, and have been accepted to college or trade school. May 5 is the deadline to apply, and application forms are available at the counseling offices at Shelton, CHOICE, North Mason and Cedar high schools. Information: Lee Strohm at 206-755-4652 or Pamela Harrell at 360-490-0954.

Scholarship money available from Shelton Kiwanis

Sunday is the deadline to apply for a scholarship from the Shelton Kiwanis Club.

Applications are available at [email protected].

They are also available from school counselors. The scholarship categories are education, general academic, life sciences, CTE (vocational/technical) and nursing.

For more information, call or text 360-490-5283.

OCCU has 10 $5,000 scholarships

Sunday is the deadline for local graduating high school seniors to apply for 10 $5,000 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.

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Gordon Weeks, Reporter

Shelton-Mason County Journal & Belfair Herald
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