Three students received $26,000 in 2016: Corinne, Chase and Michelle pictured with Roger Swanson (Foundation Scholarship Chair), Lisa Bendt (Executive Director) and Kim Sisul (Foundation President).
2016 Joe Loprinzi Scholarship Program Recipients
Each year the Multnomah Athletic Foundation has the privilege of awarding the Joe Loprinzi scholarships. These individuals exemplify dedication to academics, athletics and being an active part of their communities.
Tualatin High School
Corinne plans to attend the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon. Her favorite high school subject are Anatomy & Physiology and Theory of Knowledge. She competed 6A high school soccer for four years. In 2014 was the MODA Championship MVP, and the 2016 OSAA All-State Oregon Player of the Year. Corinne has also attended the Olympic Development Program National Camps and returns to the community to coach youth what she’s learned from the camps. She is a two year intern involved in cancer research at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute under Dr. Brian Druker and Dr. Bill Chang.
Wilson High School
Chase will be attending Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. His favorite high school subject was Chemistry. He ran Cross Country for four years, along with track and wrestling. He was Varsity captain for all three in his senior year. Chase plays a leadership role in his high school Key Club dedicating hundreds of hours through service projects in our community. Chase was a Wilson High School MAC Scholar Athlete.
Michelle Escobar Machorro
Jesuit High School
Michelle plans to attend Portland State University. Her favorite high school subject is Anatomy. She competed in high school soccer for four years and through a soccer tournament successfully raised funds to support a soccer field in Nicaragua. Michelle is bilingual – speaking Spanish and English. She uses her language skills in her community as a translator for Compassionate Clinics and the Legado Latino Club.
With continued support through a $3,000 scholarship, Larry Brister, a Jefferson High school graduate will start his second year at Portland State University.