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2016 NARFE Scholarship Winners
August 19, 2016

Region I

Joseph Ferguson of Little Silver, NJ
Rutgers University
Grandson of Ronald Duquette, Springfield, MA - Ch. 221

Erin Grela of Weston, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Granddaughter of Leo Glasheen, New Hampton, NH – Ch. 1694

Matthew Libcracki of Saugus, MA
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Grandson of Patricia Tirrell, Malden, MA – Ch. 479

Zachary Mercugliano of Durham, CT
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Grandson of Vincent Mercugliano, Hamden, CT – Ch. 257

Aster O’Leary of S. Burlington, VT
Rice University
Daughter of Deanna O’Leary, S. Burlington, VT – Ch. 208

Colleen Senglaub of Queensbury, NY
St. John Fisher College
Granddaughter of Jean Senglaub, Canandaigua, NY – Ch. 1355

Region II

Karina Atanacio of Middletown, DE
West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Daughter of Reynaldo Atanacio, Middletown, DE – Ch. 2363

Courtney Broadnax of Silver Spring, MD
Indiana University Bloomington
Daughter of Carole Broadnax, Silver Spring, MD – Ch. 1888

Andrew Brown of Rockville, MD
University of Maryland College Park
Grandson of Richard Meyer, Silver Spring, MD – Ch. 1888

TaeVaughn Buie of Edgewood, MD
Widener University
Grandson of Emery Thompson, Sr., Abingdon, MD – Ch. 1770

Valerie Calhoun of Harrison City, PA
Pennsylvania State University
Daughter of Greg Calhoun, Harrison City, PA – Ch. 1855

Nathan Pittenger of Carlisle, PA
University of Pennsylvania
Grandson of Alverna Jones, Carlisle, PA – Ch. 373

Region III

Patrick Bell of Starkville, MS
Mississippi State University
Grandson of Douglas Blount, Columbus, MS – Ch. 1388

Bobbye Jackson of Bay Minette, AL
Mississippi State University
Granddaughter of Imogene Graham, Cottondale, AL – Ch. 250

Emily Miller of Tampa, FL
University of North Florida
Daughter of Richard Miller, Tampa, FL – Ch. 109

James Nelson of Dothan, AL
Auburn University
Grandson of Richard Acker, Dothan, AL – Ch. 443

Jessica Pavlov of Panama City Beach, FL
Florida State University
Granddaughter of Anna Krohn, Panama City Beach, FL – Ch. 86

William White of Hilton Head Island, SC
Duke University
Grandson of Joan Socci, Hilton Head Island, SC – Ch. 2258

Region IV

Jessie Ferree of Jonesboro, IN
Indiana Wesleyan University
Granddaughter of Duane Apple, Marion, IN – Ch. 503

Mitchell Hoffman of Lima, OH
Ohio State University
Grandson of Mary Bryan, Lima, OH – Ch. 317

Jaye Johnson of Wyoming, OH
The New School: Parsons & Eugene Lang Colleges
Granddaughter of Wardell Gunn, Columbia Station, OH – Ch. 2363

Caitlyn Koch of Sheboygan, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison
Daughter of Gordon Koch, Sheboygan, WI – Ch. 710

Brandon Ray of Rockford, MI
University of Michigan
Son of Ethan Ray, Rockford, MI – Ch. 234

Lauren Sperry of Alexis, IL
Monmouth College
Granddaughter of Mary Joan Sperry, Alexis, IL – Ch. 338

Region V

Megan Dedecker of Altoona, IA
University of Iowa
Granddaughter of Gerald Dedecker, West Des Moines, IA – Ch. 148

Devin DiJoseph of Shawnee, KS
University of Kansas
Granddaughter of Mary Haswell, Kansas City, KS – Ch. 1162

Lauren Kattner of Huron, SD
South Dakota State University
Granddaughter of James Valer, Huron, SD – Ch. 899

Tana Pearson of Meriden, KS
Kansas State University
Daughter of Teresa Pearson, Meriden, KS – Ch. 2

Stefan Petrovic of Lawrence, KS
Harvard University
Son of Zina Petrovic, Lawrence, KS – Ch. 2363

Madelyn Smith of Stacy, MN
Colorado School of Mines
Granddaughter of Dorothy Nielsen, Wilmot, SD – Ch. 2220

Region VI

Wendy Carey of Amarillo, TX
Texas Tech University
Daughter of Leon Carey, Amarillo, TX – Ch. 2363

Taylor Hemby of Round Rock, TX
University of North Texas Denton
Daughter of Simon Hemby, Jr., Round Rock, TX – Ch. 2363

Sarah Hughes of Falkville, AL
University of Alabama Birmingham
Granddaughter of Ray Crumpler, Hot Springs, AR – Ch. 1368

Gabrielle Simon of Kenner, LA
Louisiana State University
Granddaughter of Ronald Kihnel, Kenner, LA – Ch. 41

Kevin Stout of Houston, TX
Baylor University
Son of Chris Stout, Houston, TX – Ch. 2363

Jacob Wykes of Jacksboro, TX
Texas Christian University
Grandson of Lynna Pruitt, Jacksboro, TX – Ch. 2363

Region VII

Maggie Althaus of Philipsburg, MT
Carroll College
Granddaughter of James Connor, Cody, WY – Ch. 1037

Donna Morrison of Eagar, AZ
Arizona State University
Daughter of James Morrison, Jr., Eagar, AZ – Ch. 1235

Madeline Pearce of Loami, IL
Bradley University
Granddaughter of Mary Wilson, Lakewood, CO – Ch. 1085

Leah Romero of Las Cruces, NM
New Mexico State University
Daughter of Patrick Romero, Las Cruces, NM – Ch. 182

Ellie Rone of Casper, WY
University of Wyoming
Granddaughter of June Jewett, Casper, WY – Ch. 358

Alexander Sperber of Sandy UT
University of Utah
Grandson of Stevan Gerber, Sandy, UT – Ch. 155

Region VIII

Kyle Burt of Henderson, NV
University of Minnesota
Grandson of James Patton, Las Vegas, NV – Ch. 2275

Dominic Navarro of Rocklin, CA
University of California Los Angeles
Grandson of Marie O’Hanlon, Santa Rosa, CA – Ch. 53

Kayla Nicholls of Redondo Beach, CA
Bennington College
Granddaughter of Jeanne Nicholls, Santa Barbara, CA – Ch. 190

Nicholas Petitmermet of Cambridge, ID
Boise State University
Grandson of Eddie Spohr, Apple Valley, CA – Ch. 1016

Gabriella Rodriguez of Davie, FL
University of Miami
Granddaughter of Richard Palmer, Dayton, NV – Ch. 1266

Gavin Wong of Greenbrae, CA
Cornell University
Son of Denise Zvanovec, Greenbrae, CA – Ch. 400

Region IX

MacIntyre Frederick of Spokane, WA
University of Washington
Son of Michelle Eames, Spokane, WA – Ch. 2363

Meagan Hathaway of Portland, OR
George Fox University
Granddaughter of Arthur Hathaway, Cheney, WA – Ch. 32

Sean Henson of Portland, OR
Harvard University
Son of Colleen Henson, Portland, OR – Ch. 29

Noah Jacobson of Portland, OR
Grinnell College
Grandson of Donald Morris, Ashland, OR – Ch. 261

Austen Kaul of McGregor, TX
Texas A&M University
Grandson of Ken Kaul, Spokane, WA – Ch. 32

Ryan Miller of Roberts, MT
Montana State University
Grandson of Bonnie Miller, Laurel, MT – Ch. 2363

Region X

Kareem Abdol-Hamid of Yorktown, VA
Virginia Tech University
Son of Khaled Abdol-Hamid, Yorktown, VA – Ch. 2363

Jacob Brady of White Plains, NY
Swarthmore College
Grandson of Malvina Brady, Pittsboro, NC – Ch. 2363

Josiah Cork of Salem, WV
West Virginia University
Son of Timothy Cork, Salem, WV – Ch. 1579

Sarah Korkes of Cary, NC
North Carolina State University
Granddaughter of Leonard Englehart III, Henderson, NC – Ch.  2289

Julia Palacios of Thompsons Station, TN
East Tennessee State University
Daughter of Ernest Palacios, Thompsons Station, TN – Ch. 2363

Jessica Sarsony of Apex, NC
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Daughter of Chris Sarsony, Apex, NC – Ch. 192

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