TRI-CITIES, Wash - Hard work paid off for two students in the Tri-Cities when Energy Solutions Foundation presented them with Distinguished Award Scholarship checks for college.
Kennewick High sophomore Akshai Baskaran got a check for twenty five thousand dollars.
Rebecca Hu, a sophomore at Hanford High was awarded a check of five thousand.
Eight students in the Tri-Cities received scholarships of two thousand dollars each.
The awards were given to students who intend to study math, science or engineering in their careers.