The Reser Family Foundation has established several scholarship programs.

Students at the following schools have access to apply through their counseling office:

– M5 Reser Family Foundation Scholarship at Aloha High School

– The Reser Family Foundation Scholarship at Westview High School

– The Reser Family Foundation Scholarship at Tualatin High School

– The Patricia Valian Scholarship at Cleveland High School

Additional Scholarship Programs:

– The Reser Family Foundation 4 year, renewable Next Gen Scholarship

The Alex Reser Scholarship

 

The Reser Family Foundation proudly celebrates our 2021 scholarship recipients!

Aruna Bharati

Aruna was selected for the Patricia Valian Reser Scholarship at Cleveland High School. She is attending Earlham College in Indiana. Aruna is very active in supporting environmental responsibility and a range of social justice issues; she is a first-generation college student and is studying biology. She has a keen interest in studying climate change. For several years, Aruna has been a volunteer, teaching English as a second language to refugees.

Awarded 2021

Makayla Lei DeNoble

Makayla was selected for the M5 Scholarship at Aloha High School and is attending Oregon State University, double majoring in Business and Kinesiology. She holds a weighted GPA of 3.6 and is involved in numerous extracurriculars. Makayla was on the first UCA National Champion Cheer team in 2019 and was a top thrower for the Aloha Track Team for all 4 years of high school. She was cheerleader from 4th grade until her junior year in high school when she decided to focus on track. She was a statistician for both the Football and Wrestling Teams and was a Team Manager in High School. Makayla also served as the Senior Class President.

Awarded 2021

Lesly Rojas

Lesly was selected for the renewable Next Gen Scholarship. She graduated from McKay High School with at weighted GPA of 3.75. She is attending Oregon State University, majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Lesly dreams BIG and feels the sky is the limit! In her perfect world, she will be the CEO of her own engineering firm…to solve problems, work in the biomedical field, inventing and innovating equipment to help those in need of medical devices.

In the community, she has volunteered more than 2,000 hours as a public relations officer, co-chair on a student advisory board, as a LINK peer mentor, and many other programs. Lesly is proud to be a first-generation female studying STEM.

Awarded 2021

Gabe Foster

Gabe graduated from Westview High School, earning a 3.805 GPA while playing both football and baseball. Sports taught him many life lessons that go beyond the playing field including teamwork, hard work and compassion. During high school, he also worked in retail that provided him with opportunities to develop his problem solving and time management skills. Gabe plans to work in the marketing field after graduating from college.

Awarded 2021

Kagen Lawrence

Kagen graduated from Redmond High School achieving a 3.94 GPA and was selected as the recipient of The Alex Reser Scholarship. He is attending Colorado School of Mines studying Electrical Engineering. He has always been fascinated with how things work and has developed strong problem solving the circuits of electricity. He was a 3-time state place finisher for the Redmond High School Wrestling Team. Wrestling taught him that nothing comes easy; and you get out what you put in. He plans on wrestling for the Colorado School of Mines Team. In the summer of 2021, Kagen became a volunteer fire fighter, helping save rural communities in Oregon during the wildfires.

Awarded 2021