Olympia Tumwater Foundation Announces $108,000 In Education Awards For 2012

The Olympia Tumwater Foundation (OTF) announces the award of $82,000 in scholarships to 20 local high school seniors.  Over its 45-year history, the OTF’s education program has awarded more than $1.2 million in scholarships to over 500 local students.

In addition to traditional scholarships, the Foundation awarded $15,000 in transitional scholarship through South Puget Sound Community College, Saint Martin’s University and The Evergreen State College.  It also assisted early learning programs in area schools with over $11,000 in grants.

Dick Seaman, M.D., Foundation scholarship chairman, said “we are pleased to positively impact these outstanding students and help them pursue their educational goals.”

About The Olympia Tumwater FoundationThe Olympia Tumwater Foundation is a nonprofit organization that uses its facilities and lands to promote its passion for education.  The Foundation is a major source of scholarships in Thurston County and operates and maintains Tumwater Falls Park and the historic Schmidt House, making them available for public use and enjoyment.  For more information, click here.

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