Renton Technical College Fall 2015 Scholarship Recipients

  • Published Tuesday, September 22, 2015

RENTON, Wash. – The Renton Technical College (RTC) Foundation confirmed the fall quarter 2015 scholarship recipients. These scholarships are funded by generous supporters who want to give every RTC student the chance to succeed. Each recipient was chosen based on academic merit and a compelling personal story.

Foundation scholarships are open to any currently enrolled student and awarded every fall, winter, and spring quarter.

“We are honored to support these 23 students as they complete their education and begin their careers,” said Michelle Campbell, interim director for the RTC Foundation and executive director for Institutional Advancement at Renton Technical College.

The fall 2015 scholarship recipients are as follows:

The Boeing Company Scholarship

Marc Garland – Computer Science

Abdirahman Hassan – Computer Science

The Brent and Wayne Sterns Memorial Scholarship

Luis Guillen Carrillo - Automotive

Columbia Bank Scholarship

Thao Vo – Accounting

Culinary Arts Scholarship

Adreanna Erickson – Baking

Early Childhood Careers Scholarship

Nu Helen Lu – Early Childhood Careers

RTC Foundation Scholarship

David Knotts – Computer Network Technology

Brittany Martin – Registered Nursing

Eleanore Saechao – Computer Network Technology

Josephine Belmondo Cugini Scholarship

Elizabeth Slenning – AOM, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

Leona Hickman Educational Trust Scholarship

Mohamed Abudullahi – Computer Science

Kerry Burnite – Registered Nursing

Hiep Song – Major Appliance & Refrigeration Technology

Renton Rotary Scholarship

Parisa Afshar – Dental Assistant

Stella Nsadde – Registered Nursing

Robert Burke Memorial Scholarship

Laisne Anderson – Pharmacy Technician

Robert C. Roberts Scholarship

Michael Jolley – Major Appliance & Refrigeration Technology

Rottler Manufacturing Scholarship

Elijah Hall – Precision Machining

Peter Nguyen – Precision Machining

Blake Thurman - Machinist

Vern Gambriell Scholarship

Edward Lutcavich – Commercial Building Engineer

Habibullah Qalandary – Engineering Design Technology

Adam Winningham - Welding

For more information on how you can support RTC students through scholarships or planned giving, contact the Foundation at (425) 235-7867 or


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