student scholarships

Meet the 2017 Homecoming Court

On October 28, the UW Alumni Association proudly presented the 2017 Homecoming Scholarships, totally $10,000, to six students who represent the best of the Husky spirit. Congratulations Homecoming Royalty Nadya Sanaee and Skye Scofield and Homecoming Court Andrea Chen, Joseph Pollino, Dylan Tran and Laura Taylor. Thank you to all UWAA members who help support student scholarships like these!

Homecoming Royalty

Nadya Sanaee

Senior Nadya Sanaee (third from left) of Edmonds, WA, is a pre-med, college honors student majoring in economics. She is Vice President of the Economics Undergraduate Board and serves as a member of the College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council for Students. She is also a former FIG (First-year Interest Group) leader. Nadya is passionate about education and equality.

Skye Scofield 

Sophomore Skye Scofield (third from right) of Olympia, WA, is majoring in finance and information systems. He has been a member of UW Leaders and is currently a Managing Partner of Montlake Consulting Group, a student-run consultancy that works with local businesses and nonprofits. He is the Programming Director for the UW Inter-fraternity Council and a founding member of the Foster School of Business International Case Competition Team.

Homecoming Court

Andrea Chen

Junior Andrea Chen (far right) of Seattle, WA, is majoring in informatics. She is passionate about technology for social good and believes in the power of connecting with others to build the change we want to see.

Joseph Pollino

Joseph Pollino (far left) of Mount Vernon, WA, is a graduate student in the MEDEX Northwest Physician Assistant Program. He was a volunteer firefighter/EMT for 10 years before entering the UW. Joseph has a passion for serving community through medicine and wants to thank his wife and family for their unwavering support.

Laura Taylor

Laura Taylor (second from left) of San Diego, CA, is a PhD candidate in molecular and cellular biology. Laura’s passions are dance (ballet and tango primarily), scientific outreach and volunteering on weekends at the Ruby Room, a nonprofit that provides formal wear to low-income teens.

Dylan Tran

Senior Dylan Tran (second from right) of Tacoma, WA, is majoring in education and American ethnic studies. He is involved in TRIO SSS Scholar, serving low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities, and is an OMAD Student Ambassador. He’s also an OCA–Greater Seattle Undergraduate Intern.