The Washington Apple Education Foundation is the charity of Washington’s tree fruit industry. Organized in 1994, WAEF coordinates, develops and promotes charitable activities on behalf of Washington’s tree fruit industry.
The WAEF Scholarship program was developed to provide an avenue for individuals and businesses involved in the tree fruit industry to fund scholarship awards for families in the tree fruit communities. WAEF encourages new scholarship award development by coordinating all details of the scholarship promotion, recipient selection and award management.
Borton & Sons, Inc. participated in this program for the second year; giving away scholarship opportunities to graduating high school seniors and students currently enrolled in college whose parents/guardians are employees of Borton Fruit. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited two or four year community college, university or technical school within the territory of the United States.
This year, Borton Fruit awarded four students in the Yakima Valley with Scholarship contributions. The student’s receiving scholarships are:
In addition to the 4 Scholarship winners, Borton & Sons, Inc. awarded 4 additional applicants that applied with laptop computers to contribute in improving their education. The Student’s that received laptops are; Alejandra Artega, Diana Mancilla, Debora Aguillar and Anjelica Reyna. Please see pictures below of them accepting their prizes from Marla Borton and Byron Borton.
Posted June 28, 2013
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