2020 Scholarship Recipients

Joseph Ayalew

Joseph Ayalew

Joseph Ayalew is the son of Ayalew Meshesha and Tsige Kiros. He is a graduating senior at De La Salle North Catholic High School. Joseph is receiving a Links, Incorporated Academic Scholarship. Joseph will attend Portland State University and major in Civil Engineering.

Oladayo Babatunde

Oladayo Babatunde

Oladayo Babatunde is the son of Isaac Babatunde. He is a graduating senior at Clackamas High School. Oladayo is receiving a White Rose, Incorporated Academic Scholarship. Oladayo is undecided as to which college he will attend. He will major in Engineering.

Zenaye Brown

Zenaye Brown

Zenaye Brown is the daughter of Kirk Burris. She is a graduating senior at Camas High School. Zenaye is receiving a Links, Incorporated Academic Scholarship. Zenaye will attend Gonzaga University and major in Human Physiology.

Taji Chesimet

Taji Chesimet

Taji Chesimet is the son of Angel Ray. He is a graduating senior at De La Salle North Catholic High School. Taji is receiving a Links, Incorporated Academic Scholarship. Taji will attend the University of Chicago and major in International Studies.

Amira Tripp Folsom

Amira Tripp Folsom

Amira Tripp Folsom is the daughter of Felicia and Jamaal Tripp Folsom. She is a graduating senior at La Salle College Prep High School. Amira is receiving the Lydia Roy Scholarship. Amira will attend Howard University and major in Economics.

Bereket Getachew

Bereket Getachew

Bereket Getachew is the son of Ejegayehu Metiko. He is a graduating senior at De La Salle North Catholic High School. Bereket is receiving a White Rose, Incorporated Academic Scholarship. Bereket will attend Georgetown University and major in Human Studies.

Taylor Greene

Taylor Greene

Taylor Greene is the daughter of Herman and Nike Greene.  She is a graduating senior at Roosevelt High School. Taylor is receiving the Friends of Woodlawn School in Honor of Linda Harris Scholarship. Taylor will attend Portland State University or Howard University and major in Nursing.

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Mekedes Hilete

Mekedes Hilete is the daughter of Alemnesh Yemaneberhane. She is a graduating senior at Jefferson High School. Mekedes is receiving the Barbara Leonard Memorial Scholarship. Mekedes will attend the University of Washington and major in Biology.

Kalkidan Ketema

Kalkidan Ketema

Kalkidan Ketema is the daughter of Banchamiak Mengesha. She is a graduating senior at De La Salle North Catholic High School. Kalkidan is receiving a White Rose, Incorporated Academic Scholarship. Kalkidan will attend the University of Oregon and major in International Studies.

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Rachel Ngare

Rachel Ngare is the daughter of Philemon Ngare and Eva Ngare. She is a graduating senior at Columbia River High School. Rachel is receiving a Links, Incorporated Academic Scholarship. Rachel will attend Washington State University or Western Washington University and major in Criminology or Education.

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Sydney Rawls

Sydney Rawls is the daughter of Kristin Rawls. She is a graduating senior at Grant High School. Sydney is receiving the Links, Incorporated Arts Scholarship. Sydney will attend Fashion Institute of Technology and major in Fashion Product Development/Ethnic Studies.

2020 Portland Chapter of the Links, Incorporated Scholarship Recipients