The College of Human Resources and Education at West Virginia University has announced its 2012-13 scholarship recipients.

Alumni and friends of the College of Human Resources and Education funded more than 80 merit recipients totaling more than $100,000. The recipients will be honored at a special recognition reception on Oct. 5 at the Erickson Alumni Center along with a presentation of outstanding alumni achievement awards.

Scholarship selections are based on academic merit, community service and other criteria.

“We take great pride in recognizing these recipients for demonstrated academic achievement and we thank our donors for their continued support,” said HRE Interim Dean Elizabeth Dooley.

This year marks the 85th anniversary of the College of Human Resources and Education with more than 30,000 alumni living in West Virginia and throughout the world. Funding for the awards is made possible by the generous support of these alumni and friends through the WVU Foundation, Inc.

Recipients include:

Monongalia County
Josiane Banini, Morgantown, W.Va.
Fred D. and Juanita R. Dooley Award

Jason Bennett, Morgantown, W.Va.
HRE Achievement Scholarship in recognition of Mr. and Mrs. John Raley

Meagan Brunson, Westover, W.Va.
Drs. Ranjit and Indira Majumder Scholarship

Philip Caskey, Morgantown, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Melissa Chesanko, Star City, W.Va.
Thomas J., Jr. and Barbara P. Witten Scholarship

Summer Cochran, Morgantown, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Jennifer Cook, Morgantown, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Farrah Farooqi, Morgantown, W.Va.
Woodrow and Virginia Bonds Endowed Scholarship

Sherry Finkel, Morgantown, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Evan Lintz, Morgantown, W.Va.
Kathryn Vecellio HRE Scholarship

Whitney Michael, Morgantown, W.Va.
Schoenbaum Scholarship/Loan Endowment
Kelly Owens, Morgantown, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Jessica Schlotterbeck, Morgantown, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Lucy Scotti, Morgantown, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Robin Spitznogle, Morgantown, W.Va.
Rogers McAvoy Scholarship

Holly Stone, Morgantown, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Emily Tanzey, Morgantown, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Berkeley County
Heather Decker, Martinsburg, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Courtney Frye, Inwood, W.Va.
Kathryn Cramer Morgan Memorial Scholarship

Brooke County
Alexis Haught, Follansbee, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Cabell County
Ashley Jividen, Barboursville, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Grant County
Ashlee Mongold, Petersburg, W.Va.
Kathryn Cramer Morgan Memorial Scholarship

Greenbrier County
Katherine Hughes, Maxwelton, W.Va.
Leon and Mae Newell McKown Scholarship

Hampshire County
Miranda Thorne, Points, W.Va.
Leon and Mae Newell McKown Scholarship

Harrison County
Jessica Boot, Bridgeport, W.Va.
HRE Achievement Scholarship in recognition of Priscilla M. Haden

Jasmine Jeffries, Nutter Fort, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Eric Lemley, Clarksburg, W.Va.
Delmas F. Miller Endowed Scholarship
WVU Teacher Leadership Award

Jackson County
Jessica Roberts, Leroy, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Kanawha County
Hope Bragg, Cross Lanes, W.Va.
Kathryn Cramer Morgan Memorial Scholarship

Lyndsey Lanham, Cross Lanes, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Ashley Liptok, Pratt, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Michell Witt, Charleston, W.Va.
Arland Imlay Ph.D. Scholarship

Logan County
Crystalyn Ball, Chapmanville, W.Va.
Eddie C. Kennedy Endowed Scholarship

Marion County
Susan Grant, Fairmont, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Eric Heitzman, Fairmont, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Schyler House, Fairmont, W.Va.
Braxton John Martucci Speech-Language Pathology Scholarship

Marshall County
Erin Keister, Glen Dale, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Mason County
Jonathan Thompson, New Haven, W.Va.
Donna Hoylman Peduto Annual Scholarship

Mineral County
Kathryn Wood, Keyser, W.Va.
Kathryn Cramer Morgan Memorial Scholarship

Mingo County
Erica Hatfield, Williamson, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Ohio County
Lacey Dunaway, Wheeling, W.Va.
Thomas L. and Mary M. Biery

Maria Miller, Wheeling, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Sarah Swoger, Wheeling, W.Va.
Morgantown Scottish Rite/IA Wiles Scholarship

Pendleton County
Casey Vance, Seneca Rocks, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Preston County
Heather Bolyard, Masontown, W.Va.
Schoenbaum Scholarship/Loan Endowment

Korte Stuchell, Kingwood, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Putnam County
Emily Dill, Scott Depot, W.Va.
Carol Diane Cook Elder Scholarship

Raleigh County
Jennifer Ballard, Shady Spring, W.Va.
Carter Family Foundation Teacher Education Scholarship

Taylor County
Britney Myers, Grafton, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Upshur County
Ashley Phipps, French Creek, W.Va.
Thomas and Mary Lou Hervol McCullough Scholarship

Wetzel County
Rebecca Brookover, New Martinsville, W.Va.
Casteel-Clarke Special Education Scholarship
General Federation of Women’s Clubs WV Scholarship

Ina Robinson, New Martinsville, W.Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Wirt County
Samantha Hardbarger, Elizabeth, W.Va.
General Federation of Women’s Clubs WV Scholarship

Wood County
Amy Burns, Vienna, W.Va.
Schoenbaum Scholarship/Loan Endowment

Wyoming County
Jonah Toler, Mullens, W.Va.
Jessee Frances Brown Lilly Scholarship

Non-residents
Florida

Tobi Doering, Jacksonville, Fla.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Christina Fortunato, Sarasota, Fla.
General Federation of Women’s Clubs WV Scholarship

Illinois
Jessica Hovel, Chicago, Ill.
Scottish Rite Speech-Language Pathology Scholarship

Kentucky
Jacqueline Kinnaman, Wallins, Ky.
Verizon Teacher Education Presidential Scholarship

Maryland
Felix Colaciello, Waldorf, Md.
John Albert Kasuba and Walter L. Klas Scholarship

Kelly McGahagan, Baltimore, Md.
Kathryn Cramer Morgan Memorial Scholarship

Nicole Niedermeier, Arnold, Md.
Clarke Special Education Scholarship

Amy Porter, Westminster, Md.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

Stephani Smith, Forrest Hill, Md.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

New York
Susannah Bell, Syracuse, N.Y.
Verizon Teacher Education Presidential Scholarship

Ohio
Audrey Metzger, Uhrichsville, Ohio
Scottish Rite Speech-Language Pathology Scholarship

Pennsylvania
Samantha Harkins, Aston, Pa.
Arland Imlay Ph.D. Scholarship

Emily Phillippi, Johnstown, Pa.
Holmes-Casteel Special Education Scholarship

Staci Reuss, Cranberry Township, Pa.
Spangler-Clarke Special Education Scholarship
WVU Teacher Leadership Award

Utah
Katie Rasmussen, Draper, Utah
Rogers McAvoy Scholarship

Virginia
Lindsay Augustine, Bristow, Va.
William Joseph Sturgis Endowed Scholarship

-WVU-

07/10/12

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