2018 Recipients (left to right): Natasha Vincett, Madelynn Olson, Eli Lonowski, Seneca Dehuff, Mikaila Montgomery.
2018 Recipients: This year the Grange awarded $5,000 in scholarships. $1,000 was awarded to each of our recipients: Madelynn Olson and Eli Lonowski of Ellensburg High School, Mikaila Montgomery of Cle Elum-Roslyn High School, Seneca Dehuff of Easton High School and Natasha Vincett of Kittitas High School
Eligibility & Application
- The Swauk-Teanaway Grange will award $1,000 in scholarship money in 2019. To be eligible, you must be a high school senior graduating in Kittitas County. Our points of consideration are:
- An agricultural background or history of participation in agricultural activities or plans to pursue a career in an agriculture-related field. Examples are 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA).
- Community and school involvement, including leadership experience and awards received.
- Grade point average–to be verified with transcript.
- If you are in Running Start, Cornerstone, or College in the Classroom, include your CWU transcript.
Preference will be given to applicants with Grange membership or whose family members have a history of Grange membership. If possible, please provide documentation with your application.
2017 Recipients: The Swauk-Teanaway Grange is pleased to present scholarships to Katherine Tasker, Megan Ray, and Laura Johnson, Bailey Buchholz, graduates of Ellensburg High School in 2017, and Jessie Weaver, 2017 graduate of Easton High School. Katherine, Megan and Laura each received $1,000 Scholarships and Bailey and Jessie each received $500 as they set out to continue their academic excellence in college.
2016 Recipients: The Swauk-Teanaway Grange is proud to honor Kimberly Lonowski and Travis Gylling, graduates of Ellensburg High School in 2016, and Holly Terrill, 2016 graduate of Cle Elum-Roslyn High School, with $1,000 Scholarships as they set out to continue their academic excellence in college. All three of them exceeded the Grange’s scholarship requirements relating to participation in agricultural activities, community and school participation including leadership experience and strong academic performance.
2015 Recipients: The Swauk-Teanaway Grange is proud to honor Julia Wickerath and twins Marguerite and Rachele Barker, all honors graduates of Ellensburg High School in 2015, with $1,000 Scholarships as they set out to continue their academic excellence in college. All three of them exceeded the Grange’s scholarship requirements relating to participation in agricultural activities, community and school participation including leadership experience and strong academic performance.
Left to right: Marguerite Barker, Julia Wickerath, Rachele Barker 2015 Winners of the Swauk-Teanaway Grange Scholarship
Where Are They Now? Updates from Past Scholarship Recipients:
2009: Travis Matthews, the 2009 Ellensburg High School graduate was chosen to receive our $1,000 Scholarship Award, became a member of our Grange in July. Travis, whose family live in Thorp and who have a long history of Grange members, earned a John Deere Technology Degree at Walla Walla Community College and graduated from Washington State University in 2014. We are proud to count Travis as a member of our Grange and wish him well in his new job!
2018 Scholarship Applications now being accepted
Complete all sections of the application. Forms must be received by our committee no later than March 15, 2018. These include your application form, letter, and transcript. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Finalists may be interviewed before a final selection of the winner is made. Please do not submit a resume instead of filling in all sections of the application form.
When complete, mail Application Materials To:Swauk-Teanaway Grange Scholarship Committee
PO Box 401
Cle Elum, WA 98922