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2020 Scholarship Recipients

MLK, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Recipients for 2020

Our 2019-2020 fund drive was very successful in that out of 43 candidates interviewed, we were able to give scholarships to 29 graduating seniors from McCaskey High School. Candidates were interviewed digitally by groups of Board members using Zoom, and the Board meeting to select the candidates was also a digital meeting using Zoom. We were able to present scholarships this year totaling $175,000.00! The students this year are exceptional young men and women! We awarded the following scholarships:

  • Quyen Hoang, $25,000: The Dietrich Botstiber Foundation Scholarship
  • Tianna Lawrence, $20,000: The Nelson Polite, Sr. Memorial Board Scholarship
  • Summer Edwards, $12,500: The Nicholas and Susan Veronis Scholarship
  • Leydi Gil, $12,500: The Nicholas and Susan Veronis Scholarship
  • Aliyah Newcomer $6,000: The Joan Pollock Scholarship in memory of Nurse Practitioners Shelby Hackman, Zelma Martin, and Lois Weidman ($5,000) and The David Walborn Scholarship in Memory of his mother Evelyn Loretta Walborn ($1,000)
  • $30,000 Hagelgans and Veronis Scholarship of $5,000 each to:
    • Gavin Collier
    • Candace Graupera
    • Linette Hernandez
    • Nayan Sunuwar
    • Mayerli Taveras
    • Caroline Wisler
  • Alexis Link, $5,000: The Christine Enoch Memorial Scholarship presented by John Enoch and Sons
  • Livia Seifert, $5,000: The Christine Enoch Memorial Scholarship presented by John Enoch and sons
  • Jazlyne Flores, $5,000: The Edward and Kathy Schoenberger Scholarship
  • Cristina Burton, $5,000: The Edward and Kathy Schoenberger Scholarship
  • Areyana Montanez, $5,000: The Georgina and Thomas Russo Scholarship
  • Jack Ziegler, $5,000: The Georgina and Thomas Russo Scholasrhip
  • Arianna Tellado, $5,000: The Betty Beck Scholarship in honor of her parents Robert and Betty Kreider
  • Serenity Milner, $5,000: The Sharon A. Hargrave Scholarship
  • Kiana Marti, $5,000: The David Johnson Memorial Scholarship by Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Rachel Graham, $5,000: The Ellen Pike MLK, Jr. Board Scholarship
  • Luis Mendoza, $5,000: MLK, Jr. Board Scholarship
  • Karla Diez Alicea, $2,000: MLK, Jr. Board Scholarship
  • Aidan Freeman, $2,000: MLK, Jr. Board Scholarship
  • Juan Colorado Lopez, $2,000: MLK, Jr. Board Scholarship
  • Dejon Manning, $2,000: MLK, Jr. Board Scholarship
  • Brian McCloud, $2,000: MLK, Jr. Board Scholarship
  • Sadeyah Perales, $2,000: MLK, Jr. Board Scholarship
  • Samuel Ossa Rodriguez $2,000: MLK, Jr. Board Scholarship

Because of the Covid-19 Virus, the Annual Awards Dinner was cancelled this year. We extend our congratulations and good wishes to this year’s scholarship recipients!