NKN Senior Awarded Women’s Club of Manzanita Scholarship

Jamey Sherman, senior at Neah-Kah-Nie High School has been selected to receive the Women’s Club of Manzanita-North County Scholarship Award for 2016.


Jamey has been an outstanding student in her career at Neah-Kah-Nie High School. Jamey is recognized by one of her teachers as having a “tremendous work ethic and serious drive all with a smile.” Another teacher recognized Jamey for her “intelligence, work ethic and communication skills to succeed.”


She is a National Honors Society and Leo’s Club member, and has been a teacher assistant for the English Department.

She has begun pursuing her passion in culinary arts by taking college courses at Tillamook Bay Community College in Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts. She plans to attend the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute in Coos Bay and receive an AAS degree there. After completing her internship she will attend Southern Oregon University and major in Hospitality and Tourism and earn a Bachelors Degree. She intends to pursue a career as a Pastry Chef either here or abroad.

The Women’s Club of Manzanita -North County Scholarship Award was originated by Jan Markle to recognize graduating female students of Neah-Kah-Nie High School and was established under the Presidency of Chris Bloom in 2007.

The Women’s Club of Manzanita-North County Scholarship is awarded for accredited vocational, technical/community college or university to a current female graduating senior of Neah-Kah-Nie High School. The $1,500 award will be forwarded to the school of choice for tuition, fees or book expenses.

Scholarship applications for next year will be available through the high school’s counselor’s office spring 2017.