Established - 1988
To recognize a Bothell High School senior who has
demonstrated outstanding citizenship qualities and been a major
contributor to activities at Bothell High School.
Candidates demonstrate an aptitude and interest in
service to others, maintain an academic record that predicts success in
higher education pursuits and demonstrate a commitment for service to community.
By staff representatives at Bothell High School.
The Worthington family and faculty of Bothell High School.
Renewable for an additional
three academic years.
Richard Worthington Jr.
Scholarship Value for 2013 . . . .
1988 the Worthington family established a scholarship in Rich Jr.ís
memory to go to a Bothell grad who exemplified good citizenship, good
attendance and above all commendable service to school and community.
Richard Jr. was a graduate of Bothell High School in 1964 and attended
Washington State University before enlisting in the Army to fly helicopter
combat missions in Viet Nam. On his second tour of duty in the Viet Nam
War, Rich's copter was shot down while on a rescue mission and Rich and
his crew were killed.
At the time of his death, Rich Jr. had attained the rank of chief warrant
His grandfather founded the Bothell State Bank and Rich Sr. operated
Worthington Insurance Agency in Bothell for many years. The Worthington
Family Foundation has made generous contributions to scholarship programs
not only at Bothell High School but at the University of Washington,
including the branch facility in Bothell.