SEASIDE — Colton Carter and Jetta Ideue were each awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Seaside Elks Lodge. Logan Gandy, Bryre Babbit and MacKenzie Fassold will each receive scholarships of $500. Carter, Ideue, Gandy and Babbit are seniors at Seaside High School; Fassold is a senior at Vernonia High School.

Exalted Ruler John Gates, said that these “Most Valuable Student” awards are given for superior scholastic achievement, as well as outstanding qualifications of citizenship and leadership, using judging criteria from the Elks National Foundation.

The applications of all five local winners will be sent to the district competition in Tillamook for possible other awards.

For information about the Elks scholarship program, or about the Seaside Elks Lodge, call 503-738-6651 or email

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