It is with great pride that we send this class of wonderful seniors out into the world! More than half of this graduating class have been at PWS since early childhood, and they take their next steps to college, work, and travel with a combined 160+ years as students here as their foundation. We are so proud of them and wish them well on their future adventures:
Jedi plans to take a gap year to travel and explore his passion for climbing, after which he will attend Gonzaga University, which has awarded him a $20,000 scholarship.
Jessica, after applying and being accepted to several colleges that feature programs in sustainability and outdoor education, has decided to attend Green Mountain College, in Poultney, Vermont, with a full merit scholarship. Jessica has also agreed to play basketball for Green Mountain. Go Eagles!
Clara has been accepted to several schools but has chosen to defer her acceptance and take a gap year to earn money, travel, and prepare for her first year of college.
Ben will attend the University of Puget Sound —his first choice—where he plans to study computer science and business.
Addison will attend Portland State University where he plans to study engineering and psychology.
Bobby will attend the University of Idaho to study mechanical engineering.
Alijana has been accepted to several colleges and universities. She will attend her first choice, Willamette University, which has awarded her its Presidential Scholarship.
Eva will attend Temple University in Philadelphia, where she has been awarded a Division I athletic scholarship for fencing while also enrolled in the prestigious Tyler School of Art.
Jonathan will attend his first choice, Willamette University, where he has been offered a scholarship.
Anya will attend Portland Community College in the Fall where she will study math and science and eventually transfer to a four year art school.
Glacier is excited to attend her first choice, Saint Mary’s College of California, which awarded her a $19,000 merit scholarship. She plans to study kinesiology and will continue playing volleyball.
Tony has been accepted with scholarships at several colleges and has decided to attend Beloit College in Wisconsin with a $27,000 Presidential scholarship.
Jisu has been accepted into the international student program at Oregon State University and will begin her studies there in the fall.
Olivia is taking a gap year for international travel and work, after which she will attend Bard College Berlin in Berlin, Germany.
Sam has always hoped to attend the University of Oregon and will begin his studies there this fall on a scholarship as a pre-journalism major.
Connor has decided to attend American University in Washington, D.C., where he hopes to study communications and marketing.
Kyle plans to attend the University of Utah where he will study finance.
Best of luck to you all!