Dale E. Fridell

Evelin Zalaya (4th Quarter, 2009)

October 4, 2010

My name is Evelin Zelaya and I am a 21-year-old student at Woodland Community College. I was born in El Salvador and came to the United States when I was seven. It has been a blessing for me to live here and to receive the education that I have. I’m currently investigating career opportunities in […]

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Brett Smith (3rd Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2007 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Brett Smith Cedarville University Because I plan to attend seminary after college, it would be very problematic if I graduated from college with significant debt. This scholarship could be one more link in the chain that will pull me up out of potential dept so that I […]

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Liz Kramer (1st Quarter, 2008)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2008 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Liz Kramer Empire State College My name is Elizabeth Kramer. I am a re-entry mentally challenged women enrolled at Empire State College Center for Distance Learning, to obtain my Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Computer Information Systems. I am the mother of four, ages 22, 19, […]

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Eva Montes (2nd Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2007 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Eva Montes UC-Berkeley I was born in Modesto, California and I am the first one out of my extended family to attend a 4-year university. I became interested in the sciences during high school when I was in the Health Careers Academy and took courses that embarked […]

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Zac Parkhill (3rd Quarter, 2008)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2008 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Zac Parkhill Saint Vincent College Zac Parkhill is a senior marketing major at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. After marketing internships at Heinz and PNC the past two summers, he will be joining the IT Advisory practice of KPMG in Pittsburgh upon graduation. A Portion Of […]

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Shaun McMichael (3rd Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2006 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Shaun McMichael Seattle Pacific University My name is Shaun Anthony McMichael. I’m a junior at Seattle Pacific University, majoring in psychology with a minor in creative writing. It’s an odd mix, some have said, but the two disciplines have proved to be complimentary. My studies in psychology, […]

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Corey Williams (4th Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2006 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Corey Williams University of Southern Maine My name is Corey Williams. I am a Junior at the University of Southern Maine in Portland, Maine. I will graduate next year at the ripe old age of 33 with a degree in Business Administration; Marketing concentration. The road I […]

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Suriya Jayanti (2nd Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2006 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Suriya Jayanti Washington College of Law at American University My formal political coming of age, as I turned eighteen, took place in the shattered landscape of civil war-torn Lebanon. My experiences throughout the Middle East during the year and a half I spent there brought into sharp […]

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Joni Swenson (1st Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2006 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Joni Swenson University of Washington My career goal is to become a nurse in order to help improve the quality of health care provided to King County, Washington’s Latino community. My Spanish fluency, experience working with the Latino community and my zeal to attend to patients in […]

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Michelle Dunham (4th Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2005 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Michelle Dunham Sinte Gleska University, South Dakota Completion of a post-secondary program is important to me because I feel I have the effort and ability to finish what I originally started a few years ago. My first choice in careers was to graduate in the airline industry. […]

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Kathy Miller (3rd Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2005 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Kathy Miller University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh Without a post secondary education my dream of being a nurse would never come to fruition. I firmly believe in the powerful message of Ecclesiastes 3:1 – that there is a time for every purpose under heaven. Throughout momentous, life-altering events […]

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Travis Biggs (2nd Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2005 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Travis Biggs University of Northern Iowa As a college student I know all too well the struggles of maintaining good study habits while balancing a work schedule. I participate in multiple religious activities as well, and juggling all these things together can be as much of a […]

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Jinaa Lane (1st Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2007 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Jinaa Lane College of St. Catherine For more than 15 years I have been employed in positions that would keep me in a state of vulnerability and survival mode. I decided I owed it to myself to go after my childhood dream of having a career in […]

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Donald Wentler (1st Quarter, 2009)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2009 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Donald Wentler Going to graduate school at the age of 56 is an absolute joy.  I love the learning process and can only say as I have already finished my first semester is, School Rocks!!! A Portion of Donald’s Winning Essay: My answer to both essay questions are in my […]

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Melanie Shapiro (4th Quarter, 2008)

September 25, 2009

4th Quarter, 2008 Dale E. Fridell Scholarship Winner Melanie Shapiro University of Rhode Island Melanie Shapiro is graduating from the University of Rhode Island summa cum laude with a B.A. in Women’s Studies and completion of the Honors Program. She will attend Roger Williams University School of Law in the fall to become a human […]

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