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Local graduate named National Volunteer Students of the Year

Local graduate named National Volunteer Students of the Year

KGMI News Reporting
By Mike Curtiss

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A Squalicum High School graduate is appearing on the “Katie” Show on ABC today after being named the “National Volunteer Student of the Year.”

Hannah Truong was recognized for her service after applying for scholarships through the Whatcom Community Foundation.

Truong is studying at Yale University this year.

She is the first in her family to go to college.

Whatcom Community Foundation CEO, Mauri Ingram says every student who wants to go to college should apply for scholarships.

Play Mauri Ingram on scholarships

Truong will be a featured guest on Katie Couric’s talk show today, to discuss the the power of scholarships.

The show airs on KING-5 at 3:00 p.m.