Pete & Mary Houck Scholarship

Pete and Mary Houck lived in and loved the Wenatchee Valley as their home for many years. After Pete’s passing in 2013, Mary moved to Highgate Senior Living Center. Since that time, the Houck family has appreciated the wonderful care provided to Mary by the staff at Highgate and have come to know and respect many of the staff members along the way. This scholarship was established to honor Pete and Mary and provide support for the Highgate staff to pursue their educational goals.

Application Opens: January 1
Application Due Date: June 1


  1. Must currently work OR have worked at Highgate Senior Living Center (Wenatchee location only) for three months or more as of time of award in one of the following areas: caregiver, maintenance, kitchen, life enhancement staff, or other support staffCurrent employee of a residential senior living facility in Chelan County, with preference for applicants employed at Highgate Senior Living Center in Wenatchee, WA OR current resident of Chelan County pursuing an education in the field of healthcare (CNA training, nursing, radiologic technology, etc.)
  2. Plan to attend an accredited educational program in the United States (for example, language classes, GED coursework, training/certificate programs, Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree, or other individual classes)


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