Snoqualmie Firefighter Association awards scholarships to Mount Si students

The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association awarded three scholarships to Mount Si High School seniors Graysen Kaess, Jake Bailey and Thomas Schuett on Wednesday, June 7.

“It’s with great pride that we award the 2017 scholarships to Graysen, Jake and Thomas. We wish them much success as they take the next steps in their journeys,” Steve Stockman, SFFA treasurer and chair, said.

Paul Marrero, President of the SFFA, thanked the the people and organizations that made the scholarship program possible.

“We would also like to express our gratitude for the continued support the association receives from the Snoqualmie Community, which makes these scholarships possible,” Marrero said. “We would also like to recognize Swedish Hospital for their generous contribution to the 2017 scholarship program.”

The association’s scholarships support local students pursuing medical degrees, as well as degrees in fire science and police and criminal justice. As a non-profit organization, the association represents firefighters and EMTs in the Snoqualmie Fire Department and raises money to give back to the community from various programs such as scholarships.