2016 Scholarships Awarded by Dollars for Scholars


Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

On Wednesday, May 18 the Des Moines Dollars for Scholars organization held their annual scholarship presentation at the Des Moines Yacht Club.

Active since 2001 this locally operated organization pulls together scholarship funds to support education among area students. To date they have awarded 164 scholarships totaling more than $160,000.

This year’s scholarships and winners were:

Des Moines Yacht Club First Mates
Benjamin Croom
Monica Nobbay
Lebeza Alemu

Des Moines Rotary Scholarships
David Johnston
Sukhman Kaur

Recology/Cleanscapes Scholarship
Carly Strayer

BJ and Anna Bjorneby Scholarship
Austin Blake

Ronald Millheisler Scholarship
Kory Watson

Steven J. Underwood Memorial Scholarship
Angela Truong

Southwest Seattle BPW Scholarship
Vivian Lam

Geraldine Sorensen Scholarship
Jaclyn Hill

Des Moines Dollars for Scholars
Anh Tuyet Vo
Hailey Johnston

Photographer Michael Brunk was at the event and shot the following photos:

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Benjamin Croom

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Monica Nobbay

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Lebeza Alemu

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

David Johnston

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Carly Strayer

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Austin Blake

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Kory Watson

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Angela Truong

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Vivian Lam

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Jaclyn Hill

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Anh Tuyet Vo

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

Hailey Johnston


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