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Inga, Magnus and Knute Bakke Memorial Scholarship

The Inga, Magnus and Knute Bakke Memorial Scholarship was established in 2019 to support students from the town of Leavenworth where Knute Aksel Bakke was born and raised.  In 1953, Knute graduated from Leavenworth High School, where he had been a valued member of the ski team.  After some time as a U.S. Army veteran who served in Korea, Knute returned home where he worked at the Leavenworth Ranger Station and retired after fulfilling his 30 years of service.  He will be fondly remembered for his enthusiasm for golf, his colorful personality and this thoughtful legacy to his community. This scholarship supports graduating seniors or past graduates from Cascade High School seeking further education in an accredited trade, apprentice or certificate program in the US.

Application Opens: January 1st
Application Due Date: June 1st

Eligibility:

  1. Graduating senior or past graduate from Cascade High School in Leavenworth, WA
  2. Pursuing an education in an accredited trade, apprentice or certificate program

*Scholarship will be awarded once student is accepted into trade program.  Cannot be used towards an AA degree.

 

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