At Bellevue PTSA Council’s Annual Awards & Recognitions dinner, held on May 16, Superintendent Dr. Tim Mills was presented with an award for Outstanding Educator, and Equity Engagement Opportunity Coordinator Silvia Honores received an award for Outstanding Advocate.

The Council also recognized district students for their outstanding community service and academic excellence, and presented each winner with a scholarship.

Alice Hurd Memorial Scholarships (Outstanding Community Service):

Justice Richards, Bellevue Big Picture School
Meghan Lanegraff, Bellevue High School
Lucy W. Ma, Interlake High School
Lucas Chen, International School
Natasha Smerekanych, Newport High School
Andrew Rudasics, Sammamish High School

Dr. Michael Riley Memorial Scholarships (Academic Excellence):

Maia Kushnaroff, Bellevue Big Picture School
Maggie Ugelstad, Bellevue High School
Melanie Chen, Interlake High School
Louisa Heywood, International School
Alexia Oblad, Newport High School
Jennifer McKeon, Sammamish High School

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.