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On Sunday, June 12, 2022 we congratulated our youth members CJ Eastwood, Haydon Evenson, and Lyla Newman who are receiving scholarship funds of $3,300 to support their future endeavors. We recognized them at the 10:15am service and honored their participation in our Saint Barnabas church community as well as their dedication to education and serving others. Scroll down to hear their speeches of gratitude.

Lyla Newman graduated from Horizon High School and will be attending Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and will major in nursing.

Haydon Evenson graduated from Brophy College Preparatory and will be attending Gonzaga in Spokane, Washington, and will be majoring in Business and Sports Management.

 

CJ Eastwood graduated from Chaparral High School and will be attending Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and will major in Computer Engineering.

Description of Scholarships: Each Student is receiving $3.300.00

Jeff Underwood Scholarship ($1,000.00) Jeff loved serving as an acolyte, being part of Sunday school, and participating in other youth events and activities. Sadly, Jeff died of cancer on January 30, 2003. Before he died Jeff let his parents know that he would like them to encourage and honor youth at Saint Barnabas. In loving memory of their son and out of admiration and respect for the young people at Saint Barnabas, Jeff’s parents, Tammy and Jon, have established this scholarship fund to recognize and honor the young people of Saint. Barnabas who, like Jeff, loved being part of this community.

Pictured: Lyla Newman with donors, Jon and Tammy Underwood
Pictured: Lyla Newman with donors, Jon and Tammy Underwood

ECW (Episcopal Church Women) Scholarship  ($1,000.00) A group of faithful church women who meet weekly mornings for fellowship and service opportunities. They love their church, each other and for over 30 years have provided college scholarships for our Saint Barnabas Youth.

Kelly O’Connor Swanson Scholarship ($500.00) Kelly loved and valued education and died at the young age of 50 in 2014.  In her memory a college scholarship will be given to our Saint Barnabas youth on behalf of her mother Helen Swanson.

Anonymous Donor ($800.00) This Saint Barnabas parishioner loves our youth and values their participation at their church and their continuing journey of faith.  This person values education and wants to help them as they pursue their college aspirations.

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