Peninsula tribe members receive scholarships

The Washington Indian Gaming Association awarded scholarships to six peninsula college students for the coming school year.

Scholarship winners are:

• Shalle Graff, Poulsbo - Northwest Indian College

• Sandra Parker, Port Angeles - Peninsula College

• Daniel Romero, Port Angeles - Everett Community College

• David Prince, Port Angeles - University of Washington

• Anthony Rascon, Neah Bay - University of Washington

• Anthony Jones, Port Gamble - Washington University Law School (St. Louis)

The scholarship winners are members of a peninsula tribe including Jamestown S'Klallam, Quileute, Lower Elwha Klallam, Port Gamble S'Klallam and Makah.

Community college students received $1,100 scholarship awards; university and college undergraduate students received $1,500 and university graduate students received $2,000.

The local winners were among 33 Native American students awarded scholarships by the association this year.

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