Chelsea Nils, inaugural and two-time recipient, 2007 graduate of Seattle Prep, Seattle, WA.
Andrea Pogorelc, 2009 graduate of Eisenhower High School, Yakima, WA.
Kyle Cairns, two-time recipient, 2010 graduate of Goldendale High School, Goldendale, WA.
Paige Albrecht, two-time recipient, 2012 graduate of West Valley High School, Yakima, WA.
Diana Gil-Vargas, two-time recipient, 2013 Eisenhower graduate, Yakima, WA.
Vivecca Campbell, 2016-17 Joe Donahue Memorial Scholarship Recipient. Vivecca is a 2016 graduate of Davis High School (Yakima). She played volleyball and basketball and was involved coaching DYE.
Macy Ogden, a 2017 graduate of Folsom High School, Folsom, CA., will be playing fastpitch for YVC. She is sharing the scholarship with Cole McKenzie.
Cole McKenzie, graduated in 2016 from Billings Senior High School, Billings, MT. Cole is in his second year as a member of the YVC baseball team as an outfielder.
Mason Shaw is the 2018-19 recipient of the Joe Donahue Memorial Scholarship recipient. Mason graduated from Ferndale High School and was a starting pitcher for YVC with a 2.34 ERA. Coming out of high school, he had a 3.77 GPA and his record of solid academics has continued in college as Mason made the President’s List in the Fall Quarter and the Dean’s List in the Winter Quarter. His future goals include pursuing a 4-year degree in philosophy and he is interested in becoming a youth pastor one day.
Adriana Gonzalez will be a sophomore for the Yakima Valley College women's soccer program in Fall 2019. Adriana had a standout freshman season, started 16 matches, and was named to the All NWAC Eastern Region squad as a center back. A native of Las Vegas, NV, Adriana graduated from Desert Oasis High School in 2018. In addition to her exploits on the pitch, Adriana volunteered with the Special Olympics of Yakima and was named to YVC's Dean's List in Winter 2019, after earning a 3.67 GPA. Her future goals include pursuing a bachelor's degree in Phlebotomy and one day becoming a Physician's Assistant.
Aquileo Orellana Garcia will be a freshman at Yakima Valley College in Fall 2019. A native of Honduras, he is a graduate of Davis High School, after he moved to the United States in 2015. Being placed in ESL classes as a freshman, Aquileo had to learn a new language and new customs. After a rough academic start in his first semester, Aquileo adjusted and earned a 3.81 GPA for the remainder of his high school career. He also has worked a variety of part-time jobs to support his family and played soccer in his junior and senior years. Auileo's future goals include earning an Associate's degree at YVC and transferring to a 4-year university to pursue a degree in Civil Engineering.