Since 1975, the Nokomis Club has awarded a scholarship to a graduating Redmond High School senior. The scholarship acknowledges high academics, extracurricular activities, community involvement and future eductional and professional goals.
Recent Nokomis Scholarship Winners
Jacob Ferry, 2017 graduate of Redmond High School, is the son of Cheryl and Michael Ferry of Redmond.
Jacob plans to attend Seattle Pacific University majoring in Sports Medicine and Exercise Science. His activities include captain of his Crossfire Soccer Team, public trail building at Evans Creek, and volunteering as an athletic trainer at Redmond High for football, soccer and tennis. Jacob also enjoys hiking, camping, boating.
Tyler Holmen, a 2016 graduate of Redmond High,the son of Gina and Dan Holmen of Redmond.
Tyler plans to attend Central Washington University majoring in aviation. Holmen is a member of the Redmond High School's String Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra and Studio
Jazz Orchestra. He played at Carnegie Hall in 2013 and 2016 with the orchestra and has played violin for the RHS drama productions. In addition to these activities, he is a member of the National Honor Society, involved in his church youth group, and is a baseball umpire
for Redmond West Little League and Umpires Northwest.
The Nokomis Club promotes knowledge in the community through donations for book adquisitions to the Redmond Regional Library, above left photo, displays main entrance from parking lot in 2014. The brass plate, above right photo, is permanently installed on the wall to the right of the main entrance door.
Photographed in 1932, these Nokomis "Women of Vision" built, furnished, operated and maintained the Redmond Library founded in 1927. They supported the Library by serving dinners to Redmond civic organizations. (Redmond Library photos courtesy of Headspinner Photography.)