On election night, Anjelica Valenzuela (Cohort 16) stayed up late to put the finishing touches on her application to join the Seattle Youth Council. In some ways, this wa[..]
by Steph Salazar, Career Development Manager, College
Fair Fight founder and former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams made headlines during the 2020 presidential[..]
Sara Sarmiento-Ruiz is about to graduate from St. Olaf College with a dual major in environmental science and Mandarin Chinese. As she contemplates her place in the world, she[..]
Dear RS Scholars and Families,
On Tuesday evening, eight people were killed at three separate spas in North Georgia. Six of the people killed were Asian, and all but one w[..]
Fifth grade Rainier Scholars gained early career exposure to computer science thanks to a visit from Code.org founder Hadi Partovi, followed by participation in an Hour of Cod[..]
Big goals, bright future
When Dawit Workie completed the Academic Enrichment phase in 2008, he earned admission to St. Michael’s University School (SMUS) in Victoria[..]
A strong belief in the transformative power of education
More than 15 years ago, Rainier Scholars was just an idea. Students and families in Cohort l started a journey wit[..]
After a nationwide search, we are pleased to announce that Rafael del Castillo will join Rainier Scholars on July 1, as our new executive director.
A thought-provoking article about the various degrees of racism and how they impact organizational diversity practices.