Sunday, May 11, 2014

Eastside Republican Club Announces Winners Of 2014 Scholarship Essay Contest

The Eastside Republican Club today announced the winners of its 2014 Scholarship Essay Contest. They are:
$1,000 Winner: Charles Lu, Bellevue, a student at Interlake High School, planning to attend Stanford University;
$750 Winner: Kylie McMillan, Redmond, a student at Seattle University;
$500 Winner: Julia Ellings, Bellevue, a student at Claremont McKenna College.
The scholarships will be presented on Tuesday, May 6, at the Club’s monthly meeting at Embassy Suites in Bellevue.  Read More >>

Applicants for the ERC scholarship essay program were required to submit an essay of up to 500 words on the topic:  “How would a $15 per hour minimum wage affect jobs?” They were required to live in King County or attend a public, private, or home school in King County, and be high school seniors graduating in 2014 or freshmen or sophomores in an accredited college or university. Winners were selected by a committee of judges made up of members of the board of directors of the Eastside Republican Club.
The winning essays are posted on the Eastside Republican Club web site at
The Eastside Republican Club, founded in 1985, provides a warm, friendly, and welcoming environment for Republicans living on the Eastside of King County, Washington. The Club provides an opportunity to get to know other Republicans, to become involved with the political process, to support Republican candidates, and to learn more about the issues of the day. For more information, visit

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