Two youths and two staff were chosen from a pool of 62 exceptional applications to receive up to $2,000 to advance their education.
Congratulations to:

  • Naomi P., a youth at Good Shepherd Services – Rose House, New York City. She will receive $2,000 to assist with the cost of her Cosmetology program at the Aveda Institute. Naomi’s dream is to make other people feel special and employ young girls in a situation similar to hers.
  • Stephen K., a youth at Camp Tillamook, Oregon. Stephen was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to assist with a Master’s degree in Global Supply Chain Management. Stephen is a third time recipient with an incredible GPA and an inspiring dedication to his education.
  • Elizabeth F., a staff member of Echo Glen Children’s Center, Washington. Elizabeth will receive $2,000 to assist with her Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice from the University of Washington. Her goal of improving a generation of juveniles will take her to obtaining a Master’s in Criminal Justice or Social Work in the future.
  • Demarie K., counselor at Decker Lake Youth Center, Utah. She will receive $1,000 to assist with her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Prescott College. She will be specializing in equine-assisted mental health to accomplish her dream of working for a “treatment center that uses experiential therapy modalities.”

We applaud our four remarkable recipients and thank everyone that applied for the 2018 PbS Scholarship Award.