Congratulations to Sean Powell of Seton Catholic High School in Vancouver, Washington for being awarded the inaugural ERISTAND college scholarship.

Sean was chosen amongst all applicants to be most deserving of this award, having demonstrated exceptional character in his life and a consistent commitment of service to his community. The selection committee, Sean’s teachers, and peers alike all recognize him for demonstrating great empathy for others by humbling himself to understand the needs of others, then figuring out ways to provide for them. Sean demonstrates exceptional leadership skills, dependability, and personal accountability in all aspects of his life while modeling a high level of integrity and service to each his family, school, church, local, and international communities.

ERISTAND will be awarding an additional $20,000 in college scholarships in the Spring of 2013. Please submit your completed application, essay and letters of recommendation to Kevin Ryan no later than March 15, 2013. Please contact Kevin Ryan directly at 360-909-9499 with any questions regarding this scholarship or the application process and guidelines.