2022 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
Graduate Student - University of WashingtonRecent Work Experience:
- Mobility Services Intern for King County Metro
- Studying Masters of Urban Planning (exp. Graduation 2023)
"Aspiring transportation planner passionate about dismantling race and class-based barriers and making systems of opportunity accessible to all through sustainable and equitable transportation planning."
Graduate Student - St. Martin's UniversityStudying:
- Masters of Science in Civil Engineering (exp. Graduation 2023)
- Civil Engineer for Mott Macdonald
"Civil engineering professional with experience and an interest in planning, designing, and constructing civil engineering structures. I am passionate about civil engineering. I seek opportunities to utilize my engineering knowledge and would be eager to learn more with experience."
Graduate Student - University of WashingtonStudying:
- Studying Masters of Civil Engineering and Transportation Infrastructure (exp. Graduation 2022)
- Transit Administrative Specialist for King County Metro
"Key advisor and technical expert in elements of the agency’s safety systems who develops, implements and maintains safety programs and policies required for state and federal regulatory compliance for public transportation service operation. Supports compliance with state and federal requirements, reduction of King County loss and risk, and promote a safe environment for employees and customers."
First Year Student (Fall 2022) at Willamette University
No declared major yet.
Interest is in medical field and using skills to be a physical therapist to treat musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) for those that work in public transportation, "especially among transit operators - those that drive buses, operate trains and have to sit in the same positions day in, day out."
First Year Student (Fall 2022) at Green River College
No declared major yet.
Interest is in aviation and becoming a pilot. Currently participates in the local chapter of the Red Tailed Hawks and has experience as an intern at Seattle Public Utilities.
Current Junior at University of Washington Tacoma (est. Graduation 2023)Studying:
- BA in communications with two minors: 1) gender and sexuality studies and 2) law and policy
Her goal is "to complete the research track with the focus on globalization and equity research in preparation for participating in public policy or public administration to make capitalizing on public resources like transportation equitable in order to make health facilities and counseling, education, job opportunities, and nutritious food accessible to the whole community."