WAESA Announces the 2018 Scholarship Winner
Claire Borg has been awarded the WAESA 2018 Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. Claire was one of the many qualified applicants to enter the contest. Clair is currently a student at Willapa Valley High School in Raymond and has an outstanding academic and community record. Her father, Daniel Borg is a member of South King Fire and Rescue.
Claire Borg was born and raised in the small rural town of Menlo, Washington. Throughout high school she has been involved with everything from Cross Country, to Associated Student Body, to Future Farmers of America. After graduation, she will be attending Central Washington University to major in Biology with a specialization in Biomedical Sciences. She then plans to attend medical school to become a family practice doctor. Her dream is to someday open her own practice in a low-income community.
As our state winner, Claire was entered into the national contest. The national first and second place winners are selected from among all of the state winners. The ESA Youth Scholarship program awards two scholarships. The first place national winner receives $7,500 and the second place winner receives $2,500.
Information for the 2019 scholarship program should be available in December, 2018
The Electronic Security Association of Washington (ESA-WA), a chapter of the Electronic Security Association (ESA), is pleased to announce the availability of the 2019 college scholarship award to sons and daughters of active duty police and fire personnel.
The scholarship award, in the amount of $2,500 is available to qualified high school seniors. In addition, the winner of the Washington State Chapter scholarship will be entered in the ESA National scholarship competition, where two additional scholarships are awarded, $7,500 for First Place and $2,500 for Second Place. We would love to see a student from Washington win on the National level, too!
Our members are companies that sell, design, install, maintain and monitor electronic burglar and fire alarm systems. This scholarship award is a small way for our industry to say thanks to our very dedicated public safety community, and to help pay for an advanced education for deserving students.
Today, ESA and participating Chartered Chapter Associations are involved in the scholarship program. The first-place winner of each state’s program is automatically considered for the national ESA Youth Scholarship Program awards.
Awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, national test scores, extracurricular participation and the essay. In addition to completing the application and submitting the appropriate documentation, each student must write an essay explaining “What it means to me to have my parent or guardian involved in securing our community.”