Centralia College student Christie Moore has been awarded the Dr. Kate Gregg scholarship for 2015-16 from the Lewis County Branch of the American Association of University Women.
Moore is Centralia resident, who is pursuing her associate degree in welding. Her ultimate goal is to continue her education to become a teacher.
The AAUW is currently accepting applications for the 2016-17 Dr. Kate Gregg Scholarship at Centralia College. Applications are due Feb. 16.
The Dr. Kate Gregg scholarship – a full tuition scholarship – is for a second+ year female student at Centralia College (at least 45 credits by fall 2016). She must be a woman graduate of a high school within the Centralia College District (Lewis County or Rochester) or have been a resident of the district for at least the past two years.
The chapter also awards a second scholarship, a $1,000 tuition scholarship for a junior or senior woman at a four-year college. She must be a woman graduate of a high school within the Centralia College District or have been a resident for at least two years before leaving to attend college.
If interested, students can email firstname.lastname@example.org and request an application.
AAUW has been giving the Dr. Kate Gregg Scholarship to a female at Centralia College since 1955. Dr. Kate Gregg earned her PhD in English and was a professor at Charlestown University. She returned to the Pacific Northwest during World War II and worked on the Boeing assembly line. Gregg joined the Lewis County AAUW branch in 1949. In 1952, she published a book, The Road to Santa Fe. She died in 1954. The scholarship was started in 1955.