2023 Scholarship Winners

Our local high school students are so inspiring! This year we had an impressive group of students apply for Maps scholarships from across Marion and Polk counties. They shared their academic achievements, community involvement, and future goals with the selection committee. Creative videos highlighted their personal stories and how a Maps scholarship would help make their educational dreams a reality.

The Maps Community Foundation is pleased to be awarding a total of $46,000 in scholarships this year to 24 Mid-Willamette Valley graduating seniors to support the next chapter in their educational journeys. Scholarships range in size from $500 to $3,500 for the 2023-24 school year. You can read more about each of the recipients below and watch our latest video to learn more about one winner, Alex Ochoa, who attends West Salem High School and works with our Maps Titan Branch. Alex shares how the Maps Credit Union Scholarship
will make a difference for him and his family.

Click here for the press release.            Winners by schools.
 

Phil Frey Scholarship Winner

Stephanie-Urenda-(1).jpg Dylan Scott – Silverton High School – Architectural Engineering; Oregon State University Scholarship Presentation Video


Stephanie-Urenda-(1).jpg Hannah Bashor – Silverton High School – Biochemistry & Accounting; Oregon State University Scholarship Presentation Video



Gordon Sawser Scholarship Winner

  Melanie Toscano Escott – Woodburn High School – Accounting, Spanish & Pre-Law; Portland State University Application Video




Maps Credit Union Scholarship Winners

  Elle Fischer – Silverton High School – Mechanical Engineering; Colorado School of Mines Application Video


  Peyton Stuckart – Regis Catholic – Elementary Education; Western Oregon University Application Video 


  Elizabeth Valencia – North Salem High School – Nursing & Spanish; Coe College Application Video


  Natalie Gieselman – Gervais High School – Nursing; George Fox University Application Video


  Maribel Lomeli Merlos – North Marion High School – Psychology & Counseling; George Fox University Application Video


  Alex Gauthier – McNary High School – Aerospace Engineering; Oregon State University Application Video


  Lauren Prins – South Salem High School – Political Science; University of Oregon Application Video


  Azriel Chavez – Early College – Film; Rochester Institute of Technology Application Video


  Alex Ochoa – West Salem High School – Business Administration; OSU Application Video


  Yvana Perez Ponce – McNary High School – Diesel Tech; University Technical Institute Application Video


  Avery Lord – Silverton High School – Occupational Therapy; University of Southern California Application Video


  Jenna Hopkins – Mt. Angel – Business; Willamette University Application Video


  Brady Bliven – West Salem High School – Business; Vanderbilt Application Video





Maps Business Partner Scholarship Winners

Luke-Rommel-(1).jpg  Michelle Le – McKay High School – Biology; Oregon State University Application Video 


  David Harvey – West Salem High School – Business Administration; Corban University Application Video 


  Remington Gray – West Salem High School – Business; Cal Maritime Application Video 


 




Earl Littrell Scholarship Winners

  Carmen Beltran Cisneros – Stayton High School – Economics; Chemeketa Community College Application Video 


  Zachary Moore – Cascade High School – Accounting; George Fox University Application Video 


​   Malia Herrera – West Salem High School – Business; Portland State University Application Video 





Dan Penn Scholarship Winners

  Ashley Sinn – Silverton High School – Accounting; Chemeketa Community College Application Video 


  Logan Connor – St. Paul High School – Marketing & Business; Linfield University Application Video 




 

View 2022 Scholarship Winners Here

 

 

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