The Delores Soule Fund will provide two $5,000 scholarships to students presently attending a college/university. To be eligible, the student must have junior or senior status at the beginning of the fall session, 2015.
Those interested should send a 1-2 page letter of application to: Raymond Schools Foundation Scholarship, P.O. Box 345, Raymond, WA 98577. The Raymond Schools Foundation asks the applicant to address his/her college experience thus far, major and minor, and plans for the future. Pertinent information, such as employment and other activities the student enjoys may be included. A 3.0 GPA and an official transcript is required. Applications must arrive on or before July 3rd.
The Delores Soule Fund will also provide one $1,000 scholarship to a Raymond High School 2015 graduate. This scholarship will be awarded during the Raymond High School graduation ceremony.
Dolores Soule was a 1947 RHS graduate who left a legacy to Raymond students. Her bequest will provide education opportunities for many Raymond students. As a student, Delores was a member of the Girls' "R" club, serving as president, senior class vice-president, and Girls' Club treasurer.
Following graduation, Delores earned a degree at the College of Puget Sound. She joined the United States Air Force and served as a supervisor for military food services operations around the world. She always remembered her memories of Raymond and made the decision to help students from her hometown.