-- The Kennewick Paraeducators and Cashiers Public School Employees Association awarded two $550 scholarships:
Brett Konzek of South-ridge High School, son Glen and Rene Konzek. Konzek will major in pre-medicine at Gonzaga University.
Dayna Bolt of Kennewick High School, daughter of Craig and Debra Bolt. Bolt will major in business at Eastern Washington University.
-- Kadlec Regional Medical Center awarded three Junior Volunteers $2,000 scholarships:
Andrew Zimmerman of Kamiakin High School, son of John and Holly Hayfield and Paul Zimmerman. He will pursue nursing at Columbia Basin College.
Maria Wong of Richland High School is the daughter of Pak and Patricia Wong. She will major in computer science or medicine at the University of Washington.
Melody Qiu of Richland High School is the daughter of Wayne Qiu and Huijan Ghang. She will major in molecular biology at Princeton University.
-- Kiwanis Club of Pasco recognized 17 high school seniors for scholastic and citizenship achievement:
Pasco High School: Ajha Beckett, Erika Mendoza, Samson Martinez, Rocio Olivera, Brenda Sandoval, Issac Sappington, Citalli Silva-Rodriguez, Ramses Valdovinos and Dante Vega.
Chiawana High School: Aimee Calderon, Le'Ana Freeman, Monica Neri, Erika Martinez, Johanna Roach, Yarisa Romero and Masooda Zarifi.
New Horizons High School: Zaid Huizar.
-- Bryce Leavitt, a Kennewick High School 2012 graduate, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Cascade Elementary School PTA. He plans to attend Washington State University in Pullman, where he will play basketball.
-- Pasco Association of Educators awarded scholarships to graduating seniors.
Recipients were Veronica Delgado of Pasco High School; Jared Costanzo, Katy Koelzer and Victoria Banks of Chiawana High School; and Alexis McCracken of RichlandHigh School.
-- Mid-Columbia submariner Herbert Brunkhorst, 88, was inducted into the Holland Club, an organization for U.S. submarine veterans.
Brunkhorst was a World War II submarine sailor. He enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and served aboard the USS Darter.
He lives in Grandview.
-- The winners of the annual Chalk Art Festival in Richland have been announced.
For 18 years and older: Kelsun Christenson, first place; Janice McIntyre, second place; Melanie Bridge, third place.
For 13- to 17-year-olds: Alyx Powell, first place; McKinna Lysher, second place; Elinor Lake, third place.
For 10- to 12-year-olds: Kristen Ruft, first place; Skyler Younkin, second place; Gracelyn Ohara, third place.
-- Danielle Collyer of Pasco will compete as a state finalist at the National American Miss Washington Pageant in August in Tacoma.
Danielle is the daughter of Tandy Taylor and Jim Drake.
She will compete in the junior teen age division for a $1,000 award.
For more information, go to namiss.com.
-- Washington Department of Ecology awarded the 2011 Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Plant Awards to plants with 100 percent compliance with state environmental regulations.
The Pasco wastewater treatment plant was among 108 plants recognized for perfect performance. For more information, go to ecy.wa.gov.
-- The Richland PTA Council awarded $500 scholarships to Heavenly Gifford, River's Edge High School; Victoria Hildreth, Hanford High School; and Samantha Solorzano, Richland High School.
-- The Tri-Cities National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors has elected new board members.
Craig Forman is president, Todd Halterman is president-elect, Kevin Gunn is treasurer, and Mark Rogers, Niles Gale, Joseph Peterson, John Henker, Jason Hastie, Roger McDowell, Ryan Sullivan, Brad Toner are directors.
-- Regal Entertainment Group has provided the Boys and Girls Club of Prosser with a grant to help cover transportation, snacks, and movie ticket expenses for the club's "Summer Movie Express" events.
Prosser club members will travel to Regal Cinemas at the Columbia Center mall in Kennewick three times this summer.
The children who attend will be chosen based on the number of reading minutes they have accumulated in the two weeks leading up to the field trip.
For more information, go to prosserclub.com.
-- Ryan McKinney was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from Washington State University.
McKinney graduated from Richland High School in 2008 and will graduate from Washington State University in December with a degree in kinesiology.
He is the son of Sheri McKinney of Kennewick and John McKinney of Richland.
-- Aurora Z.P. Oberg of Richland, a senior English major, was named to Oklahoma Baptist University's, Shawnee, Okla., president's honor roll for the spring 2012 semester.
Students who achieved a semester grade-point average of 3.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale are named to the President's honor roll.