Aaron Thomas Dineen Memorial Scholarship
Aaron Thomas Dineen, was born October 19, 1986, to Tom and Dale Dineen of Hoquiam Aaron grew up on the family farm working and playing. He fished the Humptulips River and hunted the surrounding areas. He loved being home where he could wind down and enjoy Gods country.
Growing up Aaron was involved in extracurricular activities such as hiking, hunting, snowboarding, scuba diving, surfing, and kayaking. He went scuba diving in Hawaii and in Honduras off of Roatan Island.
During his summers throughout high school Aaron worked at The Cotton Wood Ranch and Rognlin’s, Inc.
After attending Hoquiam High school Aaron went to Volta lineman school in Warrington, Oregon and was living in Southern California finishing up his apprenticeship. He was working for Diversified Utility Services, Inc. He had also worked for Mountain Power and PAR Electric and was a member of IBEW #1245 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.) Aaron was an amazing man who was full of life, inspiration and had many dreams.
He had traveled to many places in the world. Some trips were for pleasure: Belize, Mexico, and Hawaii (where he resided for a year) and some were for missionary work in Honduras and Mexico. Aaron was always living life as fast as it came, not afraid of the challenges that lay ahead and lived out his dreams to the fullest. We are extremely proud of the man he became.
Aaron was taken from us on September 22, 2009 due to an industrial accident. The Dineen family has established a Vocational Scholarship for a graduating senior from Hoquiam to study in a vocational, technical, or trade school. Some of the fields that may be undertaken are: Carpentry, Dental Technician, Electrician, Lineman, Medical Fields, Sheet metal, Welding etc.