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Keyport dependents receive $6,500 in scholarships

NUWC Keyport commander, Capt. Dan Looney (far left), presented scholarships to Bart Webb, Corina Smith, C’havala Jaramillo (front row from left) and David Kunz (back row, left). Sherm Williams, president of Federal Managers Association, Chapter 99, and Laurie Carson, Keyport Scholarship Foundation president, also took part in the annual event. - Courtesy photo
NUWC Keyport commander, Capt. Dan Looney (far left), presented scholarships to Bart Webb, Corina Smith, C’havala Jaramillo (front row from left) and David Kunz (back row, left). Sherm Williams, president of Federal Managers Association, Chapter 99, and Laurie Carson, Keyport Scholarship Foundation president, also took part in the annual event.
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The Keyport Scholarship Foundation awarded $6,500 to six children of Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Keyport employees.

NUWC Keyport commander, Capt. Dan Looney, and Sherm Williams, president of Federal Managers Association, Chapter 99, presented the scholarships on June 28 at a ceremony at the base.

Since the scholarships were established in 1987, there have been 70 recipients of Foundation Scholarships (for general education) and 16 E.H. Lesinski Scholarships (for those students pursuing a degree in science or engineering.)

Recieving this year’s $1,500 Lesinski scholarship is C’havala Jaramillo, a 2005 Bremerton High grad, who plans on majoring in bio-chemistry at the University of Washington. The daughter of NUWC Keyport’s Richard Jaramillo, she plans to go to medical school to become an anesthesiologist.

Jamie Bernard, received a $1,000 scholarship to continue her studies in biology and physiology at UW. She is the daughter of Patty Bernard and a 2004 Olympic High grad.

David Kunz, the son of Michael Kunz, is a 2005 graduate of the Northwest Academy of Poulsbo, who is using his $1,000 toward his education at Gonzaga University where he wants to pursue a mechanical engineering degree.

2005 Olympic High grad and $1,000 recipient Bart Webb, son of Craig Webb, plans to major in engineering or physics at Brigham Young University.

Sean Carhart, a 2005 CK High grad and Lawrence Mangarelli’s step-son, plans to major in pre-med at UW. He received $1,000.

Corina Smith plans to pursue a degree in biology pre-med at the University of Northern Colorado so she can become a doctor or medical researcher. A 2005 grad of North Kitsap High and recipent of $1,000, she’s the daughter of Becky Thomas.

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