Women's volunteer group awards two Bellingham college students with scholarships

Soroptimist International of Bellingham has recognized Kori McKenzie and Leah Clark with Women’s Opportunity Award scholarships.

The awards are given annually to a single parent or a head of household who is re-entering a college or university.

Soroptimist International of Bellingham raises money for the awards with a variety of fundraising opportunities throughout the year, including its upcoming
Tea by the Sea event from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the YWCA in Bellingham.

McKenzie attends Whatcom Community College and plans to transfer to Western Washington University to obtain a bachelor’s in sociology and criminal justice.

Clark is attending Western Washington University and is working toward her bachelor’s in alternative medicine.

Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization for women working to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the

The Bellingham chapter is online at www.sibellingham.org.

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