Applicants Sought for Reed Scholarships

Green Diamond 125 yearsOfficials from Green Diamond Resource Company’s Mark E. Reed Scholarship Washington board announced recently that scholarship applications are now being accepted from high school and undergraduate college students for the 2016-17 school year. This year, ten $3000 scholarships will be awarded. This is an increase of two scholarship awards, recognizing the increasing cost of higher education and the number of quality students in the Washington program area.

Eligible individuals must be Green Diamond Resource Company employees, sons or daughters of Washington employees, or students in one of Green Diamond’s Mason and East Grays Harbor operating communities. The scholarship program was established in 1947 in the memory of Mark E. Reed, who was Simpson Logging Company president from 1914 until his death in 1933.

Applications for the Mark E. Reed Scholarship program are available on the Green Diamond website, Questions may be directed to Diana Goldy, secretary of the Washington Scholarship Board, at 360-427-4703 or e-mail to .The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, February 29, 2016.

Headquartered in Seattle, Green Diamond Resource Company owns and manages working forestland in Washington, Oregon and California.