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Dec 07

Meet the 2023 Washington Counties Scholarship Fund Recipients!

Posted on December 7, 2023 at 1:16 PM by Cella Hyde

The Washington Association of County Officials is honored to award three outstanding and hardworking students with scholarships from the Washington Counties Scholarship Fund.

"Applications for this year’s scholarships were inspiring and speak to a bright future lead by these high achieving young people," says Washington Association of County Officials Executive Director Jennifer Wallace, "WACO is proud of the continued scholarship funding provided by our members in support of these students’ bright futures!”

We are pleased to announce that there were several VERY qualified applicants, however the committee was able to select three outstanding individuals for this year's awards.

About the Students:  

Kiana Oos
Kiana Oos (Snohomish County) - will be attending Western Washington University. Kiana plans to complete a degree in Environmental Studies. Kiana's parent, Anna Oos, is a Paralegal at the Snohomish County Prosecutor's Office.
Teleaha PM Royal
Teleah Royal (King County) - will be attending Bethune-Cookman University. Teleah plans to complete a degree in Mathematics Education. Teleah's parent, Teresa Love-Royal works in the King County DJA (Clerks Office). 
Noah Croskey
Noah Croskey (Snohomish County) - will be attending the University of Washington. Noah plans to complete a degree in Engineering. Noah's parent, Jing Zhang is a Legal Document Examiner at the Snohomish County Auditor's Office.

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Since 1993 the Washington Counties Scholarship Fund has awarded over $325,000 to eligible students, and this is only possible due to the generosity of WACO members. The Washington Counties Scholarship Fund provides multiple scholarships annually to eligible children of county employees and county elected officials (assessors, auditors, clerks, coroners, medical examiners, prosecutors, sheriffs, and treasurers), and in order to continue we need your support. 
Donate directly to the Washington Counties Scholarship Fund through our Venmo account. Every dollar enables us to continue this valuable scholarship fund that helps the children of local counties pursue further education.