Community Announcements

  • Fri Jan 24th, 2020 10:02am
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Peninsula College Foundation Announces 2020 Scholarship Application Process

Beginning Jan. 22, the Peninsula College Foundation will offer over $100,000 in scholarships to students attending Peninsula College for the 2020-2021 school year.

Scholarships are available in the areas of nursing and medical assisting; automotive technology, welding and other vocational programs; science; education; language arts; journalism; music; business administration; and more. Scholarships are available for students with financial need, for academic achievement, for area and tribal students, first-generation college students, and more. Application deadlines vary, with the majority due Sunday, April 19, 2020. Applicants are advised to check each scholarship’s deadline.

To apply for Peninsula College Foundation scholarships, follow these steps:

Visit www.theWashBoard.org.

Create a login and a personal profile, or update existing profile.

Enter “Peninsula College” in the search toolbar to review the list of all available PC and PC Foundation scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year.

Apply! There is no limit to the number of scholarships that an individual can apply for.

While the majority of Foundation scholarships will open on Jan. 22, applicants are advised to check back often for additional scholarships that may become available.

Students are encouraged to start the process early as many scholarships require letters of recommendation, personal essays, and unofficial transcripts. Applications that are incomplete or submitted after the scholarship deadline will not be accepted.

Award notifications for general scholarships will be provided to applicants beginning May 18. Applicants for nursing scholarships will be notified beginning July 20.

For more information about the scholarships process, please contact the Peninsula College Foundation at 360-417-6246 or visit www.pencol.edu/scholarships.

PC Medical Assisting Program offers open information session Jan. 27

Learn more about Peninsula College’s CAAHEP-accredited Medical Assisting Program and how to become a certified medical assistant Monday, Jan. 27, from 5-6 p.m. in the “K” Building at Peninsula College, Port Angeles.

Tour the program’s new facilities and enjoy light refreshments. Guests are invited to show up at any time during the event; no RSVP required.

For more information, contact Rachel Pairsh at [email protected] or 360-417-6414.

For the Love of Tea

Esther Chapter, Order of Eastern Star will present For the Love of Tea, Saturday, Feb. 8 from 2-4 p.m. at the Port Angeles Masonic Center, 7th and Lincoln. Enjoy refreshments, tea, silent auction and entertainment. Cost is $10 and tickets are limited. Contact Mary Miller at 360-471-9236 or [email protected]

Current Photography Exhibit at Peninsula College Forks campus

Get out of the rain and snow and come by Peninsula College Forks campus to see the current photography exhibit by Deborah Espinosa, “Living with Conviction: Sentenced to Debt for Life in Washington State”. Espinosa is an attorney, multimedia storyteller, activist, and the founder of Living with Conviction (www.livingwithconviction.org/).

Through photography and interviews, Espinosa helps to illustrate how LFOs (legal financial obligations) can create a lifetime of debt and hinder successful reentry back into the community after incarceration. Ms. Espinosa will present her work on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m., but her photography exhibit is currently up!

Both the exhibit and Studium are free and open to the public. Exhibit hours: Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The college is located at 481 S. Forks Ave.

Family First Aid Night

Quileute Head Start will present a Family First Aid Night on Thursday, Feb. 6 at the Akalat in La Push from 5:30-8 p.m. The evening will be dedicated to educating families on how to prevent and treat or respond to medical or other emergencies. There will be a helicopter, ambulance, fire truck, and Sheriff’s Department rescue boat on-site to check out. There will be prize raffles and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. For more information call 360-374-2631.