Applications for scholarship program now accepted

Student athletes will be awarded $5,000 and eight finalists will each receive $1,000.

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires announced its sixth annual Smart Choices College Scholarship where one female and male students athlete is recognized for their achievements. Both student athletes will be awarded $5,000 and eight finalists will each receive $1,000.

Applications are now accepted through April 1, 2018.

To apply, visit www.wiaa.com/SmartChoices.

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