Two high school seniors have been selected to each receive a $1,500 scholarship from YWCA Clark County in support of their future educational endeavors. Malia Meyer and Brianna Knode consistently demonstrated strong leadership qualities in alignment with YWCA Clark County values throughout their high school careers. Each student has contributed extensive volunteer hours to their schools, local nonprofits, faith-based organizations and their community as a whole.
Malia Meyer of Battle Ground High School was awarded the Soroptimist International of Southwest Washington Scholarship and will attend the University of Pittsburg to major in Nursing, with hopes to then serve developing countries around the world. Brianna Knode of Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School was awarded the Soroptimist International of Vancouver Scholarship and will be attending Washington State University to double major in Chemistry and Microbiology, with the intent to enter research medicine.