Football scholarship reception set for Wednesday at Hudson’s Bay HS



Radio personality Jason Scukanec will be the featured speaker on Wednesday at the Clark County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame scholarship event.

Dessert will be served and 36 high school senior football players will be recognized during the event, which begins at 7 p.m. at Hudson’s Bay High School. Tickets cost $15.

For the 22nd year, six players will share in $15,000 of college scholarships.

Here are the players who have been nominated by their schools: Hayden Humphrey and Colston Vukanovich of Battle Ground, Mathew Danis and Zach Eagle of Camas, Nathan Jaskierny and James Niemela of Columbia River, Connor Finnegan and Justin Straup of Evergreen, Victor Duran and Antonio Pulido of Heritage, Nick Barclay and Jess Krahn of Hockinson, Bryan Hopster and Aneterea Sipaia of Hudson’s Bay, Jay Becker and Brad Benton of King’s Way Christian, Matt Braaten and Connor Wonderly of La Center, Kade Burns and Austin Mace of Mountain View, Jason Bracken and Scott Keyser of Prairie, Tyler Adams and Garrett Behrman of Ridgefield, Christopher O’Connor of Seton Catholic, Jacob Dennis and Garrett Lawler of Skyview, Brandon Van Pelt and Dennis Wiebe of Stevenson, Joshua Lee and Connor Wong of Union, Bobby Jacobs of Washougal, Nathan Bell and Mathew Bergstrom of Columbia in White Salmon, and Grant Booker and Vincent Nigro of Woodland.

A committee selects the winners of scholarships based on three criteria: contributions to their football teams, academics and community involvement.