Cora’s father, Kenneth Bush is a Fire Fighter with the City of Spokane Firehouse #13.
Cora lives in Spokane, Washington where she attends Shadle Park High School as well as Spokane Falls Community College. Cora is excited to be attending Whitworth University in the fall and will be majoring in Health Sciences with an interest in pursuing a career in physical therapy. In her free time she volunteers in the community with her local animal shelter, SpokAnimal, as well as with Horizon Hospice and Camp STIX Diabetes Programs. Cora thanks all of you for your investment in her education and she looks forward to the opportunities she will have in her future endeavors.
2nd Place Winner - Kirsten Tucker
Kirsten’s father, Martin Tucker is a Sergeant with the Spokane County Sheriff Department.
Kirsten is currently a senior in high school. The last two years she has been part of the Running Start program which has allowed her to take college classes full time at Eastern Washington University which means she will graduate from high school with two full years of college credits. In fall 2015, Kirsten will be attending the University of Montana where she will be a part of the Davidson Honors College and Global Leadership Initiative Program. Kirsten loves science, and will be pursuing a degree in biology with an emphasis in pre-medicine.
The Electronic Security Association of Washington (ESA-WA), a chapter of the Electronic Security Association (ESA), is pleased to announce the availability of college scholarship awards to sons and daughters of active duty police and fire personnel.
The scholarship awards, in the amount of $1,500 for first prize and $1,000 for second prize, are available to qualified high school seniors. CLICK HERE for the rules for eligibility. In addition, the winner of the Washington State Chapter top scholarship will be entered in the ESA National scholarship competition, where two additional scholarships are awarded, $10,000 for First Place and $5,000 for Second. We would love to see a student from Washington win on the National level, too!
Our members are companies that sell, design, install, maintain and monitor electronic burglar and fire alarm systems. This scholarship award is a small way for our industry to say thanks to our very dedicated public safety community, and to help pay for an advanced education for deserving students.
We deeply appreciate your assistance in publicizing this scholarship opportunity. The attached information and application may be copied and disseminated as much as needed.
We are happy to provide this opportunity to two deserving students, and look forward to hearing from many qualified applicants. If you have questions, please contact ESA-WA Executive Director Margaret Spitznas 360-739-7772 or firstname.lastname@example.org.