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Joshua Coene (3rd Quarter, 2007)

3rd Quarter, 2007 Liberal Arts Scholarship Winner Anna Marie Daley “My research focuses on the history of prison expansion and changes in penal politics in the American state of Pennsylvania and the Australian state of New South Wales since the 1960s. I am interested in exploring the various ways common citizens, politicians, correctional staff, and …

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Anna Marie Daley (2nd Quarter, 2008)

2nd Quarter, 2008 Liberal Arts Scholarship Winner Anna Marie Daley “I’ve gained a broad perspective and appreciation for the world around me by studying liberal arts. This experience motivates me to continue pursuing an education to eventually become a teacher. And by teaching future students, I am equipped to give back to my community the …

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Kathryn Szymkiewicz (1st Quarter, 2007)

1st Quarter, 2007 Liberal Arts Scholarship Winner Kathryn Szymkiewicz “My name is Kathryn Szymkiewicz. Currently I am a freshman at the University of Pittsburgh pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Economics. In the future I plan to apply to Graduate School to obtain a Master of Arts in Education degree. Social studies and the social sciences …

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Eddie Thieszen-Culp (3rd Quarter, 2006)

3rd Quarter, 2006 Liberal Arts Scholarship Winner Eddie Thieszen-Culp “After obtaining my M.S. I plan to pursue a Juris Doctorate degree. I intend to combine the J.D. and M.S. degrees to advocate for disability rights, write disability management policy, analyze contemporary disability policy and work directly with consumers who receive rehabilitation services in understanding their …

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Richard Rodriguez (2nd Quarter, 2007)

2nd Quarter, 2007 Science Scholarship Winner Richard Rodriguez Aside from being the first in his family to graduate from high school, Richard Aristeo Rodriguez has also accomplished the feat of being the first, therein, to attend college. Currently attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Richard is enrolled in the School Of Science and is pursing a major …

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Michelle Lorica (3rd Quarter, 2005)

3rd Quarter, 2005 Science Scholarship Winner Michelle Lorica Michelle was born in the Philippines and moved to the United States with her family when she was four-years-old. After moving around the country for several years, the family finally settled in Potomac, MD. Michelle’s interests extend far beyond biology and chemistry. She is a highly trained …

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Renee King (Inaugural Recession Relief Scholarship Winner)

Inaugural Recession Relief Scholarship Winner Renee King Reneé is a single mother to four daughters. She is currently a student at the Tri-West Business Institute in tshe Allied Health Department in the Practical Nursing Program. While in nursing school she has also obtained certifications as an Allied Health Instructor and Registered Medical Assistant. She is …

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Jennifer Humphrey (4th Quarter, 2006)

4th Quarter, 2006 Science Scholarship Winner Jennifer Humphrey She is a current Freshman in the University of South Carolina Honors College and is a Biology/Pre-Med major planning on attending Medical School in order to become a Pediatric Oncologist. A Portion of Jennifer’s Winning Essay: Though science is considered a male-dominant field, I have always considered …

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Weenta Girmay (1st Quarter, 2009)

1st Quarter, 2009 Media and Communications Scholarship Weenta Girmay Weenta Girmay is an Eritrean-American attending the University of Pittsburgh. She will graduate in the fall of 2010 with a degree in English Writing. Currently, she is part of a staff of young writers who write, produce and distribute the independent, non-profit, arts and culture publication, …

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