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WENATCHEE- From Moses Lake to Wenatchee, the future of a select group of local students looks brighter after several school districts in north-central Washington received $1.8 million in scholarships. The funds were granted to 83 students through the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS). The money is going to local students who are pursuing STEM and health care degrees in Washington state.

WSOS prepares Washington students for jobs in the state by lowering hurdles for low-and-middle-income students who are pursuing high-demand science, technology engineering, math (STEM) or health care degrees at eligible Washington state colleges and universities. Each student is getting as much as $22,500 in scholarship dollars, as well as mentorship and professional development.

$1,867,500.00 will be awarded to students from the following schools in North Central Washington: 

Brewster School District: 1 Student

Bridgeport School District: 3 Students 

Cascade School District: 4 Students

Cashmere School District: 9 Students 

Chelan School District: 1 Student

Eastmont School District: 5 Students

Ephrata School District: 2 Students

Grand Coulee Dam School District: 4 Students

Liberty Bell School District: 1 Students 

Manson School District: 6 Students

Moses Lake School District: 9 Students

Okanogan School District: 1 Student

Omak School District: 5 Students

Pateros School District: 1 Student

Quincy School District: 6 Students

Tonasket School District: 6 Students 

Warden School District: 2 Students 

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