Read the following inspiring stories to learn more about the 2017 SASEE Award winners and their impact on education and the community. Also learn about the high school students who were awarded SASEE scholarships in the name of the SASEE Citizen Award winners.
1. Michael Murray
Michael Murray, a high school freshman from Lake Oswego, launched a hunger-fighting nonprofit when he was in sixth grade. Learn more about this incredible effort and its impact by reading these stories by Pamplin Media Group , KPTV, and Spirit Prudential.
It all started, Murray says, with a simple goal.
“You see a homeless person, and you look the other way,” Murray told The Review in January 2015. “We want to change that.
— Lake Oswego Review, September 14, 2017
2. SASEE Scholarship Winners
Three high school students receivedSASEE scholarships of $2500 per student, given in the name of the SASEE Citizen Award winners of 2017. Learn more about these deserving students in this article by the Lake Oswego Review.
3. The 2017 SASEE Award Winners
In January 2017, the Lake Oswego Rotary Club launched the first annual Service above Self: Educational Excellence awards. Their were finalists in three categories – Students, Educators/Staff, and Citizens. Sixteen individuals were chosen as finalists. In this article, the Lake Oswego Review describes the contributions and achievements of each finalist