WENATCHEE — The Building Industry Association of Washington is offering scholarships in memory of Mackenzie Cowell.
The scholarships are intended for students who want to pursue careers in the building industry.
The association decided to name the scholarship fund in memory of Cowell during the winter board meeting, according to a BIAW news release.
Cowell, 17, went missing Feb. 9, 2010, after leaving the Academy of Hair Design. Her body was discovered four days later on the banks of Crescent Bar.
Her mother, Wendy Cowell, is a local builder and Realtor and has served as director of the BIAW, director of the National Association of Homebuilders and president of the local North Central Home Builders Association, according to the news release.
Applications are available at North Central Home Builders Association, 2201 N. Wenatchee Ave. in Wenatchee, or at biaw.com. They must be postmarked by Friday.