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The LHSAA Endowment Fund celebrates 20 years!

And there is so much to celebrate. We are pleased to announce the addition of two new scholarships. The Ruth Arbuckle and Asa I. Arnsberg Scholarships. As of  June, 2019, as we celebrate 20 years, the Endowment Fund will have awarded approximately $178,000 in scholarships to help 60 deserving LHS students pursue their education.

The Lincoln High School Endowment Fund Committee is pleased to announce the scholarship winners for 2019

  • Marie Allen Award for service  - Alice Evans
  • Ruth Arbuckle Scholarship - Willow Ostman
  • Dr. Shirley Malcom Scholarship - Spence Miller
  • Cardinal STEM-Dickey Scholarship - Quinn McElroy- Fuchs
  • LHSAA Leadership Scholarship - Myles Parkel
  • Asa I Arnsberg Scholarship - Andre Gonzales
  • Bertha Hunter Scholarship - Ella Walker Meloy

The Ruth Arbuckle Scholarship was established in 2018 by Eled V. [Bud] Toly ’56. Miss Arbuckle graduated from Lincoln High in 1921 and returned to Lincoln as an English teacher prior to becoming a counselor and scholarship coordinator during her 34 years at LHS. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who shows a sustained love for LHS, demonstrates thoughtful concern, kindness and consideration for others and maintains high academic standards. Priority consideration will be given to a student planning to attend an Oregon public college or university.

During her 45 years, her “main interest” has always been Lincoln High School and its students. Recognized as one of the nation’s finest high school counselors, she has also received a service award from the Pacific Northwest Association of College Admission Counselors. 

The Asa I Arnsberg Scholarship in honor of Asa I Arnsberg, class of 1927, given through the Arnsberg Family Foundation, Susan Arnsberg Diamond, President of Arnsberg Family Foundation, class of 57, and Robert L. Arnsberg, class of 1960, Director, Arnsberg Foundation Board. As Susan Diamond stated:

"I think Dad would be extremely pleased to know another ambitious, needy college freshman will receive some additional funding for the first year. Whether it’s a 2 or 4-year state college or university in Oregon. Higher education is so necessary in today’s world, and economically an Oregon resident’s best financial option. Thus, the recipient must attend an Oregon state-run college and need is this scholarship’s #1 criteria."

We welcome all donations to the LHSAA Endowment Fund.

You can pay online or,

You can mail checks to:

Lincoln High School Alumni Association

4931 SW 76th Ave #282

Portland OR 97225-1805

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Our Scholarship Funds are managed by Oregon Community Foundation, 1221 SW Yamhill St #100, Portland, OR 97205

If you are interested in including the Lincoln High School Endowment Fund in your estate planning, theOCF has information to help you.

LHSAA Endowment Committee Members

Carolyn Mae Jackson '55  Chairman

David Perlman '65

David Bailey - Retired Lincoln Teacher

Chris Brown '89

Ardys Reverman '56

Niels Brownlow '65

We need more members for both the Endowment Committee and the Selection Committee.           (You do not have to be an alum)

If you are interested contact us


Scholarship Selection Committee Members

To be determined for 2020

If you are interested, contact us.





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