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2009 Prospective Educator Scholarship Recipients

Kifaya Ahmed Abdulahi

Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Champlin Park High School
University of Minnesota/Twin Cities Endowed Scholarship
$1,000

Lauren Ashley Adam

Katy, Texas
University of Texas at Austin
University of Houston/University Park Undergraduate Endowed Scholarship
$1,000

Rachel Renkel Aldrich

Fairview Park, Ohio
Fairview High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Stephanie Renae Barnhart

Kenmare, North Dakota
Kenmare High School
Lucy and John Wood Scholarship
$750

Michael John Becker

Parma, Ohio
Normandy High School
Bessie F. Gabbard/Ohio State University Endowed Scholarship
$1,200

Christopher Joel Brown

Vilseck High School
Vilseck, Germany
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Sarah Elizabeth Castagna

Wingdale, New York
Dover High School
Meissner Endowed Scholarship
$1,000

Eun Saem (Sammie) Cho

Fullerton, California
Troy High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000
Best Essay Award
$500

Amanda Covington

Ramstein High School
Ramstein, Germany
Dr. Joseph H. Blackstead Memorial Endowed Scholarship
$500

Shayla C. Davis

Lauderhill, Florida
Dillard High School
Wilmer and Sal Bugher Endowed Scholarship
$500

Joseph Bryan Felsenfeld

Boulder City, Nevada
Boulder City High School
Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year Scholarship
$500

Toni Michelle Gibbs

Ranburne, Alabama
Ranburne High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Gustavo Gonzalez

Stockton, California
Edison Senior High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Kristen Grace Hodge

Bedford, Indiana
Bedford North Lawrence High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Bridget Elaine Housier

Bedford, Indiana
Bedford North Lawrence High School
Indiana University Chapter Scholarship
$1,000

Stephanie N. Hunter

Columbia, Maryland
Spellman College
J. Arnold Webb Scholarship
$500

Jordan K. Lanfair

Galesburg, Illinois
Knox College
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Mary Catherine Lockman

Savoy, Illinois
Champaign Central High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Kristin Sue Lonsway

Mason, Ohio
Xavier University
Margaret L. Hanshaw and Family Endowed Scholarship
$500

Sabrina Marie Martiello

Sunrise, Florida
Piper High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Victor Anthony Martinez

Kyle, Texas
Lehman High School
Edna Wilhelmina Snell Nichols Endowed Scholarship
$1,200

Eric Baltasar Moreno

Oakland, California
Life Academy
Lanny Holm Memorial Endowed Scholarship
$1,000

Alexandra Kristin Morris

Winston-Salem, North Carolina
R.J. Reynolds High School
The Petermichel Family
$500

Kayley Christine Nielson

Houston, Texas
Cy-Fair Senior High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Kelly Linda O’Brien

Nashua, New Hampshire
Nashua High School South
George J. and Jessie M. Schmalz Scholarship
$1,000

Shannon Geers Osborne

Littleton, Colorado
Columbine High School
The Dave Sanders Scholarship
$1,500

Emily Kathleen Rodgers

University Place, Washington
Central Washington University
The Walling Family Scholarship
$500

Michael Patrick Ross

Elmhurst, Illinois
York Community High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Kayla Diane Runion

Woodstock, Virginia
Central High School
Pauline B. Gough/Katherine Swann Scholarship
$1,500

Anna Jon Sabo

Charleroi, Pennsylvania
Shady Side Academy Senior School
Lowell C. and Mary J. Rose Endowed Scholarship
$1,250

Kelsey Janee Sager

Broadway, Virginia
Broadway High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Parthena Savides

Chesapeake, Virginia
Western Branch High School
Kersey/Oglesby Family Endowed Scholarship
$700

Rhea Kavita Sookdeo

Broussard, Louisiana
Lafayette High School
Jo Ann Fujioka Endowed Scholarship
$500

Sari Jean Sparks

Paradise, Utah
Mountain Crest High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Gabriella Jenna Tecco

Wildwoodcrest, New Jersey
Lower Cape May Regional High School
Dr. Jerome A. Revello Endowed Scholarship
$1,500

Marlee Renae Thomas

Defiance, Ohio
Tinora High School
PDK Educational Foundation Award
$1,000

Sara R. Tumasz-Zolty

North Cape May, New Jersey
Wildwood Catholic High School
Southern New Jersey/Richard Stockton College Chapter — Revello/Ciullo Endowed Scholarship
$1,500

Testimonial

PDK International Study Tours bring together two things I’m passionate about: education and travel. The mix of school visits and conversations with cultural experiences has offered me the chance to see new places and think about education in different ways.
DANIELLE DENNIS, PDK member and past Emerging Leader