Thanks to the generosity of property developer Matt Griffin and his wife, Evelyne Rozner—the Evelyne Rozner & Matt Griffin Scholarship was established in 2017 and is awarded to a graduating student from Highline Public Schools who plans to study engineering, math, or physics. Scholarship criteria includes financial need, academic performance, leadership and community service or extracurricular activities. One (1) $20,000 scholarship will be awarded to one graduating student attending a 4-year institution. Scholarship to be awarded to the recipient in four (4) equal installments of $5,000 per year.
Karishama Vahora, Highline High School and South Seattle College (Running Start)
Karishama has dreamed of going to the University of Washington since the fifth grade because of the diverse leaders on campus and the different career and growth opportunities available in Seattle and through UW. She is excited to be heading there in the fall to study Computer Science and Public Health and return to her community to work on issues of health and food justice. Karishama has been very active during high school as President of Muslim Student Association, a Peer Leader for YWCA Girls First, and completing an internship for Food Empowerment Education Sustainability Team (FEEST) in Seattle.
Thank you to Evelyne Rozner and Matt Griffin for their generous partnership, which makes this scholarship award possible!