This past Wednesday evening, May 7 the Des Moines Dollars for Scholars held their reception for their 2014 scholarship winners at the Des Moines Activity Center.
This annual event celebrates local students who have gone through a selection process and been chosen to receive scholarships from local donors.
Des Moines Dollars for Scholars is a non-profit organization affiliated nationally with Scholarship America. They work to help hometown students get connected with organizations, endowments and businesses in the community that provide scholarship funds.
You can learn more at the Des Moines Dollars for Scholars web site .
Here are this year’s scholarship winners along with photos from WLB’s photog Michael Brunk . You can click individual photos to view them larger.
- Des Moines Yacht Club Ken Higgins Memorial Scholarship – Isabella Eliason
- Des Moines Yacht Club First Mates Scholarship – Kristina Stevanovic
- Clark Snure Memorial Rotary Scholarship – Gina Workman
- Des Moines Rotary Scholarship – Andrew Gregory
- Recology/CleanScapes Scholarship – Andrew Baklund
- BJ and Anna Bjorneby Scholarship – Jenna Shamseldin
- Ronald Millheisler Scholarship – Emelia Johnson
- Steven J. Underwood Memorial Scholarship – Taylor Adams
- Southwest Seattle Business & Professional Women Scholarship – Hannah Fuchigami
- Geraldine Sorensen Scholarship – Jennie Le
- Des Moines Dollars for Scholars – Tien Tran