Scholarship Recipients

2016 Scholarship Recipients

2016 

YOUNG WOMAN SCHOLARSHIP
The following high school seniors received the highest scores in the categories of application, academics, financial need, essay, community service and honors received. Each will receive $1000.00.

Lidya Tadesse – Senior at Cave Spring High School.
Nhi Nguyen – Senior at Patrick Henry High School.
Mollie Woods – Senior at Willian Byrd High School.
Jordan Blankenship – Senior at Patrick Henry High School.

WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP
The $1500.00 Scholarship for women 21 years or older, who have not previously obtained a bachelor’s degree, was earned by:
Birte Swartz – Plans to attend Jefferson College of Health Sciences.

AAUW Scholarship Winners 2015

2015

Scholarships were awarded as follows:

YOUNG WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP
The following high school seniors received the highest scores in the categories of application, academics, financial need, essay, community service and honors received.
Each received $1000.00.
Hunter L. Wilson, Senior at Glenvar High School in Salem
Rachael C. Perkins, Senior at Glenvar High School in Salem
Carolyn M. Marciniec, Senior at Glenvar High School in Salem
Sarah G. Harmon, Senior at Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke

WOMAN SCHOLARSHIP
The $1500.00 Scholarship for women 21 years or older, who have not previously obtained a bachelor’s degree were earned by:
Hannah J. Matranga, Studying at Roanoke College
Elizabeth A. Wingfield, Studying at Jefferson College of Health Sciences

NORMAN & MYRTLE SHIFFLETT SCHOLARSHIP
The $1500.00 Myrtle and Norman Shifflett Scholarship for women 21 years or older pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics was awarded to:
Samantha E. Wright, Studying at Jefferson College of Health Sciences

DOROTHY KAYSER PROVINE SCHOLARSHIP
The $2000.00 Dorothy Kayser Provine Scholarship for women pursuing a career in the
humanities was awarded to:
Mary J. Lowder, Studying at Roanoke College

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2014

Young Women’s Scholarships have been awarded to

  • Meagan Elizabeth Phlegar, Glenvar High School, planning to major in biology at George Mason University;
  • Brooke Ellyn Sauerwald, Hidden Valley High School, planning to major in athletic training at Bridgewater College;
  • Amanda Cheyenne Collins, Northside High School, planning to study pre-veterinary medicine at Virginia Tech;

Roanoke Valley Branch provided two Non-traditional Scholarships this year. They were awarded to

  • Myra F. Ebdalin – Myra is from the Phillipines and is currently enrolled at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
  • Maria Coronado Roncal – Maria is a native of Peru and is currently attending Hollins University with a double major in Biology and Spanish.

Holly Gallardo, is the recipient of the Myrtle and Norman Shifflett Scholarship. She plans to pursue an information technology degree. Her career goal is to continue to support her current employer as a member of the IT team where she will continue to help create innovative websites for clients.

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2013

Young Women’s Scholarships have been awarded to

  • Jordan Kantor, Patrick Henry High School, planning to major in art at Virginia Commonwealth University;
  • Zoe Alyce Aust, Salem High School, planning to major in fine arts Virginia Tech or Radford University;
  • Julia Burton Lowen, Cave Spring High School, planning to study pre-dentistry at James Madison University;
  • Olivia Louise Williamson, James River High School, who plans to study business at James Madison University, and
  • Kelly Ann Albert, James River High School, who will study accounting at Radford University.

Roanoke Valley Branch Non-traditional Scholarship goes to Marsha Redwine, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, studying occupational therapy.

Lorraine and Hal Jones Jr. Scholarship is awarded to Kate Craighead, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, who is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.

Kathy Chaney, studying Computer Science with a concentration in Database Analysis and Administration at Radford University is the recipient of the Myrtle and Norman Shifflett Scholarship.

Science Fair winners are:

  • Roanoke City Public School, Ciara Mulcahy, Governor’s School-Patrick Henry High School, and
  • Western Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Kelly Devens, Governor’s School – Glenvar High School.

2012

Young Women’s Scholarship:

  • Elizabeth Higgs Patrick Henry High School and the Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology;
  • Kathleen Kennedy, Patrick Henry High School and the Roanoke Valley Governor’s School, and
  • Madelynn Paige St. Clair, William Byrd High School.

Winners of the non-traditional student women awards are

  • Yonah Wente, who plans to attend Mary Baldwin College, and
  • Blair Jacqueline Parker Canty, who plans to attend Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Erika Danielle Holt is the recipient of the Lorraine and Hal Jones Jr. scholarship. She plans to attend Jefferson College of Health Sciences.

The winner of the Roanoke City Science Fair for this year is Nicolena Stiles, Patrick Henry and Roanoke Valley Governor’s School. Her project was “The Ability of Conditioned Bees to Detect Volatile Substances.”