For more than a dozen years, the Mercer Island Sister City Association has awarded up to three scholarships to graduating seniors at Mercer Island High School.
The scholarships, usually $500, are presented annually to a student or students who demonstrate excellence in the study of French language and culture, and who demonstrate the qualities of an effective young ambassador in continued study, travel and relations with other communities, countries and their citizens.
Then president of MISCA Rich Conrad and board member Beth Brennen at the 2018 awards ceremony honoring the recipients of the Mercer Island Sister City Association’s Senior French Award. Winners of the scholarship are, l-r, Chloe Michaels, Natalie Jewett and Sarah Pickles. The awards are presented at the Mercer Island High School’s Senior Awards event.
Previous Senior French Award Winners include:
2008: Taisha Bartlet Rowledge
2009: Gennie Gebhart
2012: Stephanie Heard and Aaron Gillelman
2013: Mindy Weinberg and Kyle Weiss
2014: Emily Bassett and Liem Tu
2015: Madison Nimmo and Jason McGruer
2016: Claire Moore, Andrew Barnwell and Sara Federman