2003 Krug Award Winner
The Krug Award recognizes a Seattle University law student who has demonstrated promise or distinction in labor and employment law. The award includes a cash stipend of $2,500 from the King County Bar Association Labor and Employment Section.
Ms. Scott is a third year student who will graduate with honors in May. She graduated from Western Washington University in 1990, with a major in urban and regional planning. She has had a strong interest in labor and employment law for quite some time. In her 10 years between college and entering the School of Law, she worked in local governments in Vancouver, Ellensburg, and Yakima, Washington as a Senior Transportation Planner and program manager. Her duties have included supervising and managing staff, conducting personnel evaluations, initiating disciplinary actions, managing consultant contracts, and verifying agency project compliance with environmental and planning requirements. Page also has taken classes at the graduate level in Public Administration, focusing on human resources and discrimination issues.
At the Seattle University School of Law, Page pursued her interest in labor and employment law by enrolling in a number of relevant classes--Employment Law, Employment Discrimination, Public Sector Labor Law, Administrative Law, Education Law, and Employment Law Drafting Lab--and by serving as President of the Labor and Employment Law Association student organization. In the latter capacity, she helped organize student volunteers to help put on two conferences for which SU is a co-sponsor: the Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Law Conference, held in the spring at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center, and the WSBA Labor and Employment Law Conference, held in the fall at the School of Law. As a second year student, Page competed in the Moot Court Board's Civil Rights appellate competition. Arguing a Title VII discrimination and retaliation case, Page and her partner were awarded best brief, and tied for first place in the competition. She also won first place in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and served on the Executive Committee of the Moot Court Board.
During law school, Page clerked at the state Office of the Attorney General, served as a Judicial Extern for the Judge Mary Yu, and interned in the state Senate Committee Services Office. Upon her graduation in May, she plans "to return to my house, husband and horses" in Ellensburg and seek work in the Wenatchee-Ellensburg-Yakima area in a civil litigation firm or for a local government doing labor and employment law.