Neil Carpenter is CREA Dist. #3 Rep.
Jennifer Warren wins academic scholarship
WALLA WALLA – Approximately 320 people attended Columbia REA's 79th annual meeting at College Place High School in April 20.
New board member, Neil Carpenter of Waitsburg, was elected to represent District 3, while Greg Knowles of Walla Walla (Dist. 1), and Vic Parks of Burgank (Dist. 2) were each re-elected. According to a CREA news release, a record number of ballots were cast in the election, with 650 members voting.
Jennifer Warren, of Dayton, received one of three academic scholarships awarded by CREA to members or their dependents, each year. The $1,000 award is renewable, annually.
Warren is a senior at Dayton High School. She plans to attend Washington State University to pursue a degree in animal science with a minor in business. She is the daughter of Bill and Kristine Warren.
Teagan Aune of Columbia High School received a $1,500 academic scholarship and Cameron Peters of Walla Walla High School received a $1,000 academic scholarship. Trent Enloe received a $2,500 linework training school scholarship.