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Posted 3/27/18

Graduating seniors: Apply for Legion scholarship by April 6

Four $1,200 scholarships are available for 2018 graduating seniors from Port Townsend, Chimacum and Quilcene high schools and from …

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Graduating seniors: Apply for Legion scholarship by April 6

Four $1,200 scholarships are available for 2018 graduating seniors from Port Townsend, Chimacum and Quilcene high schools and from community, private and alternative schools in East Jefferson County. These scholarships are available for both college and vocational studies and are offered by the American Legion.

“The American Legion has always been proud to support youth, and our Post is particularly proud to support our local students in their endeavors after high school,” said Butch Clarberg, post commander.

The application package is available through counselors at the high schools or may be obtained by other students from scholarship chair Nancy McDaniel by contacting her at 360-732-0271.Applications are due on Friday, April 6.

Patterson, Trafton honored by county Rotary

Two Chimacum High School seniors – Chloe Patterson and Halli Trafton – have been honored by the Rotary Club of East Jefferson County for their outstanding leadership, citizenship, caring, responsibility, respect, honesty, fairness and academics.

Patterson, daughter of Jenn and Cody Patterson, plans to attend Olympic Community College and major in health care at Western Washington University. She aspires to become a nurse. Patterson attended Sunfield School from preschool to eighth grade.

She is an avid boater and enjoys French and English classes. She is involved in sports, is president of the National Honor Society and ASB representative for the senior class. Her senior project focused on invigorating school spirit by creating a new and improved costume for the Chimacum mascot.Trafton, daughter of Frank and Jami Trafton, plans to attend Pacific Lutheran University to study health care and become a nurse. Trafton’s senior project was working in a village in Haiti, where she helped rebuild a church, built beds for villagers who were sleeping on the ground, helped distribute vegetable seed packets, and brought games and soccer balls for the children.

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