Tillamook Ladies of Elks scholarship winners

The Tillamook Ladies of Elks are delighted to announce the two $1,500 winners of their 2015 Scholarships Program.

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Alejandro Quintana-Rios of Nehalem is attending Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, Oregon and will go on to Western Oregon University. He is working toward a degree in Physical Education and Business. He hopes to be a Physical Education teacher at an Oregon High School and also open a restaurant one day. He works at Wanda’s Café in Nehalem as a chef. His parents are Marilu and Alejandro of Manzanita.

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Kristina Burdick of Nehalem is attending Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Oregon. She wishes to become an Elementary Teacher and is majoring in Early Childhood/ Elementary Education. She works at the Big Wave Café in Manzanita. Her parents are Kim and Dan Modrell of Nehalem.