The Springs Living Awards Scholarships to 44 Students

September 03, 2020

McMinnville, Ore. – September 2, 2020 – The Springs Living, a senior living business serving residents in Oregon and Montana, has awarded just over $20,000 in scholarships to 44 students for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is the organization’s annual commitment to support the educational goals of its employees and their families through The Springs Living Scholarship Program. The Springs Living has awarded $95,000 over the last four years.

“We believe the events of this year have highlighted the heroic service of our direct care staff, and we are committed to advancing this profession,” said Fee Stubblefield, founder and CEO of The Springs Living.
Applications were accepted from any current employee of The Springs Living and their immediate family members seeking to advance their education in the 2020/2021 school year. The amount awarded to each recipient is determined by a combination of a written essay and service years with the company. Scholarships are awarded to recipients to use for expenses, including tuition, books, and technology supporting their education. All of this year’s $1,000 award recipients are in their final year of nursing school.

The following are recipients of this year’s scholarships, along with their city of residence, and the senior living community where they or their family member work.

$1,000 scholarship recipients:

• Faith Zeiler, Florence, Montana, The Springs at Missoula
• Ashley Haywood, Tualatin, Oregon, The Springs at Sherwood
• Sarah Valesano, Sherwood, Oregon, The Springs at Sherwood
• Keylee Spang, Hillsboro, Oregon, The Springs at Tanasbourne
• Rachel Fasel, Hillsboro, Oregon, The Springs at Tanasbourne

$500 scholarship recipients:

• Andrea Luong, Lake Oswego, Oregon, The Springs at Carman Oaks
• Andrew Oetken, West Linn, Oregon, The Springs at Carman Oaks
• Teresa Ngo, Milwaukie, Oregon, The Springs at Clackamas Woods
• Tray Slates, Billings, Montana, The Springs at Grand Park
• Jessica Sullivan, Billings, Montana, The Springs at Grand Park
• Collen Trapp, Billings, Montana, The Springs at Grand Park
• Chris Ritter, Springfield, Oregon, The Springs at Greer Gardens
• Andrew Marsh, Donald, Oregon, The Springs Living Home Office
• Macy Rickert, Newberg, Oregon, The Springs Living Home Office
• John Strahle, Newberg, Oregon, The Springs Living Home Office
• Chelsey Schraner, Missoula, Montana, The Springs at Missoula
• Avery Bergstrom, Sherwood, Oregon, The Springs at Sherwood
• Angel Bowe, Newberg, Oregon, The Springs at Sherwood
• Maliyah Bowe, Newberg, Oregon, The Springs at Sherwood
• Caitlyn Aimer, Beaverton, Oregon, The Springs at Tanasbourne
• Kayla Asakawa, Beaverton, Oregon, The Springs at Tanasbourne
• Braedon Braddy, Portland, Oregon, The Springs at Tanasbourne
• Nancy Zaragoza, Beaverton, Oregon, The Springs at Tanasbourne

$250 scholarship recipients:

• Gabrielle Johnson, Rogue River, Oregon, The Springs at Anna Maria
• Brianna Cunneen, Butte, Montana, The Springs at Butte
• Cassandra Hammack, Butte, Montana, The Springs at Butte
• Jessamyn Tempel, Butte, Montana, The Springs at Butte
• Lauren Martinez, Billings, Montana, The Springs at Grand Park
• Julia Wilson, Billings, Montana, The Springs at Grand Park
• Emily Heath, Sherwood, Oregon, The Springs at Lake Oswego
• Jacob Saldivar, Portland, Oregon, The Springs at Lake Oswego
• Jordan Willard, Oregon City, Oregon, The Springs at Lake Oswego
• Andrea Walker, The Dallas, Oregon, The Springs at Mill Creek
• Natalie Bourne, Missoula, Montana, The Springs at Missoula
• Emma Stensrud, Florence, Montana, The Springs at Missoula
• Serina Abarca, Woodburn, Oregon, The Springs at Sherwood
• Olivia Corsetti, Sherwood, Oregon, The Springs at Sherwood
• Emily Roos, Newberg, Oregon, The Springs at Sherwood
• Stephanie Soderlund, Wilsonville, Oregon, The Springs at Sherwood
• Morgan Belden, Cornelius, Oregon, The Springs at Tanasbourne
• Linh Cao, Beaverton, Oregon, The Springs at Tanasbourne
• Hailey Henstrom, Portland, Oregon, The Springs at Tanasbourne

One additional scholarship was awarded this year to an employee of The Springs Living who is a single mother in Billings, Mont. The company awarded her $1,700 to cover the expenses of earning her GED.

Since 1996, The Springs Living has changed the way people think, feel and experience senior living by helping residents live life to its fullest. Based in McMinnville, Oregon, The Springs Living provides independent living, assisted living, and Footsteps memory care to residents at 18 senior living communities throughout Oregon and Montana. Learn more at www.thespringsliving.com.