Author - Jennifer Witherbee

Washington’s Tree Fruit Industry Announces over $1 million in Scholarships Awarded this Spring

Read here in Spanish - Spanish Media Release 2021 Wenatchee, Wash… The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) today announces its 2021 scholarship recipients.  In total, the foundation is awarding over $1 million to students raised in tree fruit industry families on behalf of industry employers, families and supporters.  332 students...

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2020 In Review

https://waef.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/2020_Year_in_Review_319224642_1080x1080_F30.mp4 Thank you for the many ways you make a difference to students through WAEF! All contributions are valued and make it possible for students to attend and succeed at college. Contributors listed below have provided unrestricted gifts during 2020 not connected to sponsorships or direct scholarships. Beyond the Scholarship Donors 2020 $10,000+ Chelan...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! The WAEF community impacts lives in many positive ways. Students regularly share with us how much support from WAEF matters, especially this school year when they've been tasked with conquering new and unique challenges to obtain their college degrees. Because of you, WAEF has been able to be...

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Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! Thank you for making educational dreams come true through the Washington Apple Education Foundation! Though this has been a year of obstacles, much has been achieved at WAEF thanks to the generosity of donors and volunteers. This year the Washington apples license plate was passed! The...

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Holiday Scholarship Challenge Begins Today

Today begins the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) Holiday Scholarship Challenge.  This event is one of the new outreach activities initiated by WAEF this year to help high school seniors apply for scholarships. 23 high schools in fruit growing regions signed up to participate in WAEF’s Holiday Scholarship Challenge.  Five...

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Congratulations WAEF Graduates

Six WAEF students graduated this term! There are lots of reasons for students to lose focus right now. We are so proud of WAEF scholarship recipients for staying on track with their goals for the future! Congratulations! Caiden Riggan Perry Technical Institute Major: Instrumentation and Automation Post-graduation employment: Gebbers Farms Cesar Cuevas Washington State University Major: Fruit...

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Over $1 Million Available from Tree Fruit Industry for Scholarships in 2021

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) scholarship application is currently open and available to students raised in tree fruit industry families with plans to attend college in the fall of 2021.  Annually, WAEF awards over $1 million in scholarships on behalf of Washington’s tree fruit growers, packers, shippers and...

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