Tanya Rowe Scholarship

  • Tanya Rowe About the Scholarship

    In 2018, WSPRA established an annual scholarship to honor the memory of our friend and colleague, Tanya Rowe. Tanya served as Executive Director of Communications in Bellingham Public Schools until she died unexpectedly in November 2017. The scholarship provides $2,500 toward attendance at the NSPRA National Seminar.

    The scholarship will be given annually to a WSPRA member who demonstrates qualities exemplified by Tanya:

    • Commitment to equity in public education
    • Courage in the face of personal and professional challenges
    • Professional integrity and high expectations of self and others, while maintaining positive relationships

    Nomination Process  

    In considering the qualities exemplified by Tanya, nominate a current WSPRA Member for this scholarship by completing this short nomination form: Tanya Rowe Scholarship Nomination Form

    The Tanya Rowe Scholarship award winner will be notified in advance of the annual WSPRA conference and will be asked to attend the awards ceremony. Nominations are due February 28, 8:00 pm. 

    Past Award Recipients 

    2017 – 2018 Susan Gifford, Olympia