Five high school seniors from Auburn are among 82 students throughout Washington who received $86,000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 school year as part of the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.
Comcast held a recognition event for the students in Bellevue on Thursday night.
The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship awarded to the best and brightest high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. Auburn students who received the scholarship include:
The five from Auburn were: Sarah Saavedra, Auburn High School; Aaron Tenner, Auburn Mountainview; Erica Dillard, Thomas Jefferson; Erika Ramirez, Muckleshoot Tribal School; and Stephanie Neu, Auburn Riverside.
Since 2001, more than $28 million has been awarded to nearly 27,000 high school seniors throughout the country as part of the Leaders and Achievers Program.
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