Justin’s Scholarship Fund

A big Thank you to all who have donated and help us continue to fulfill Justin’s wish!
In 2017 we awarded 12 scholarships –
this makes 160 scholarships Totaling $69,800 since 2006!!

Upon the death of our Hero, a scholarship fund was set up in Justin Norton’s name. This was one of his requests if he did not return from Iraq.

2017 Scholarships Awarded:

2017 SGT Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship
A total of $7,500 in scholarship awards were presented to seniors at the following schools:
Rainier High School, Rainier, WA
Twelve (12) applicants at Justin’s Alma Mata – received a scholarship in the amount of $625.00 each
Yelm High School, Yelm, WA
Two (2) applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $625.00 each

2016 Scholarships Awarded:

2016 SGT Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship
A total of $1,500 in scholarship awards were presented to seniors at the following schools:
Rainier High School, Rainier, WA
Two (2) applicants at Justin’s Alma Mata – received a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00 each
Yelm High School, Yelm, WA
One applicant received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00

2015 Scholarships Awarded:

2015 SGT Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship
A total of $3,500 in scholarship awards were presented to seniors at Rainier High School, Rainier, WA
Seven (7) applicants at Justin’s Alma Mata – received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each

2014 Scholarships Awarded:

2014 SGT Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship
A total of $2,000 in scholarship awards were presented to seniors at the following schools:
Rainier High School, Rainier, WA
Two (2) applicants at Justin’s Alma Mata – received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each

Yelm High School, Yelm, WA
Two applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each

2013 Scholarships Awarded:

2013 SGT Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship
A total of $3,000 in scholarship awards were presented to seniors at the following schools:
Rainier High School, Rainier, WA
Four (4) applicants at Justin’s Alma Mata – received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each

Yelm High School, Yelm, WA
Two (2) applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each

2012 Scholarships Awarded:

2012 SGT Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship
A total of $11,300 in scholarship awards were presented to seniors at the following schools:
Rainier High School, Rainier, WA
Eight (27) applicants of Justin’s Alma Mata – received a scholarship in the amount of $300.00 and $500.00 each
Yelm High School, Yelm, WA
Two (2) applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each

2011 Scholarships Awarded:

2011 SGT Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship
A total of $5,000 in scholarship awards were presented to seniors at the following schools:
Rainier High School, Rainier, WA
Eight (8) applicants of Justin’s Alma Mata – received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each
Yelm High School, Yelm, WA
Two (2) applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each

2010 Scholarships Awarded:

2010 SGT Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship
A total of $10,700.00 in scholarship awards were presented to seniors at the following schools:
Rainier High School, Rainier, WA
Twenty Nine (29) applicants – this was everyscholarship applicant at Justin’s Alma Mata – received a scholarship in the amount of $300.00 each
Tenino High School, Tenino, WA
Two applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each
Yelm High School, Yelm, WA
Two (2) applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each

2009 Scholarships Awarded:

2009 SGT Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship
A total of $13,000.00 in scholarship awards were presented to seniors at the following schools:
Rainier High School, Rainier, WA
Twenty Two (22) applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each
Tenino High School, Tenino, WA
Two (2) applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each
Yelm High School, Yelm, WA
Two (2) applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each

2008 Scholarships Awarded:

2008 SGT Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship
A total of $2000.00 in scholarship awards were presented to seniors at the following schools:
Rainier High School, Rainier, WA
Two applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 each
Tenino High School, Tenino, WA
Two (2) applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $250.00 each
Yelm High School, Yelm, WA
Two (2) applicants received a scholarship in the amount of $250.00 each

2007 Scholarships Awarded:

In June of 2007 24 Justin Norton Memorial Scholarships were awarded . At his Alma Mata of Rainier High School every senior that applied for his scholarship was awarded one in Justin’s memory.  In addition scholarships were awarded to 2 Yelm High School seniors and 2 Tenino High School seniors.

2007 Seniors awarded Sgt Justin Norton Memorial Scholarship

Please help us keep the giving going. We want his scholarship fund to continue to grow and flourish. Click here for a Donation Form that can be used to send a contribution to Justin’s scholarship fund.

Donations can be mailed to:

Justin Norton Scholarship Fund
c/o Yelm Community Education Foundation
PO Box 239
Yelm, Wa 98597

Internal Revenue # 91-2079079

The goal is to continue to provide funds for Rainier High School and Yelm High School. Thank you from Justin’s family for your continued support.

Please don’t let any of our young men and women be forgotten!