WAEF Scholarship Selection Committee

WAEF Scholarship Selection Committee

WAEF staff gave a big sigh of relief earlier this month when we got to turn over the nearly 300 scholarship applications to our dedicated group of scholarship volunteers.  For the next few weeks, volunteers will be studying applications, ranking the full group based on a matrix of financial need, scholastic achievement, extracurricular and leadership activities and overall character and values and identifying top candidates for each of the over 120 specific scholarship award funds WAEF manages.

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Okanogan County 7th Grader to Represent NCW in National Spelling Bee

Okanogan County 7th Grader to Represent NCW in National Spelling Bee

It was an impressive word list that greeted spellers March 16th, in East Wenatchee at the North Central Washington Regional Spelling Bee sponsored by WAEF. 45 students from grades 4th - 8th competed in the regional spelling bee representing schools in Okanogan, Grant, Chelan and Douglas counties. Each of the participants earned their place in the regional spelling bee by scoring as one of the top two spellers in their local, school spelling bee.

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