Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Foundation Names 2017-18 Scholarship Recipients

The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation has named 20 scholarship recipients for the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. More than $40,000 is being presented in grants in amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000. Foundation scholarships are established by chapters and individuals and endowments are used to support the annual scholarships. Some scholarships are available to all AKPsi students, while others focus on those majoring in specific fields.

Congratulations to the 2017-18 scholarship recipients:

$5,000 Scholarships

Christopher T. France, Michigan State ’14 — William A. Donnelly Scholarship
Alexandra Goodnough,  Syracuse ’15 – Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
Mahmoud Saleh, Wayne State ’16 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
Aubrey M. Weber, Central Michigan ’14 – William A. Donnelly Scholarship
Tyler M. Werland, Texas – San Antonio ’16— William A. Donnelly Scholarship

$4,000 Scholarships

Anjani Agrawal, Georgia Tech ’15 — General Fund Scholarship
Jorge A. Fournier, Wake Forest ’15 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship

$1,000 Scholarships

Justin Deters, Indiana State ’15 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Cosmin Dordea, Wayne State ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Matthew May,  Arkansas ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Bailey Thompson, Kansas ’16 — Kenneth W. Hufford Accounting Scholarship
Isabella Yang, Texas – Dallas ’15 — Jeffery L. Vander Waal Healthcare Scholarship

$500 Scholarships

Michelle Chan, Baruch ’15 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Madeline E. Curry, Wyoming ’13-Life — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
A.J. C. DiRosa, High Point ’14 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Stephen DuBois, Delaware ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Melissa Fellman, Maryland ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Aparna Krishnaswamy, Denver ’14 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Nicoleen Lebita, Washington ’14— Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Gina M. Testa, New York ’15 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship

The foundation extends its appreciation to members of the scholarship committee who spent countless hours reviewing applications:

Selection Committee:

Annette C. Anderson, Virginia ’85-Life
Stacey M. Gimbert, Virginia ’86
Michelle Grichuk,  Lamar ’08-Life
Ted S. Hollifield, Virginia ’87
Past Fraternity Director Phil May, Saint Louis ‘86-Life
Melissa A. Nortz, Virginia ’85
Vadim Shleyfman, Towson ’09
Past Foundation Director Chad E. Smith, Montclair State ’93
Past Foundation Chairman Cynthia Washington, Saint Louis ‘82-Life
Past Foundation Director John Werner, Virginia ‘84-Life (Committee Chair)

Foundation Names 2015-16 Scholarship Recipients

INDIANAPOLIS –The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation has named 41 scholarship recipients for the upcoming 2015-16 academic year. More than $35,000 is being presented in grants in amounts ranging from $500 to $1,900.

 Congratulations to the 2015-16 scholarship recipients:

  • Kristine Aprile,Pittsburgh ‘13 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Briana Bills,South Carolina ‘14 — Fraternity Presidents Scholarship
  • Luke Buffington,Creighton ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Anne Burback,Wyoming ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Nick Ciabattone,Drexel ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Tori Coneglio,Cincinnati ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Paul d’Hyver,Ohio State ‘13 — William E. Donnelly Scholarship
  • Charlotte Dicharry,Portland State ‘14-Life — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Elizabeth Dietzler,Wisconsin-Milwaukee ‘13 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Alejandra Figueroa,Columbia ‘14 – Jesse H. Bert Scholarship
  • Lindsey Forbes,Nevada ‘11-Life — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Michael Galibov,Arizona State ‘14 — William E. Donnelly Scholarship
  • Luis Gonzalez Haro,California-Merced ‘14 – Jeffery L. Vander Waal Scholarship
  • Kyle Hoeing,Southern Indiana ‘13 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
  • Hattie Holm,Minnesota ‘13 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Emily Hudson,Miami ‘12 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Julia James,Indiana ‘12 — Theodore G. Ehrsam Scholarship
  • Dana Kisenwether,Binghamton ‘13 — DNTW-Montreal Scholarship
  • Agnes Kowalski,Illinois State ‘14 — William E. Donnelly Scholarship
  • Catherine Krigbaum,Arizona ‘14 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Sara Levine,Cornell ‘14 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Mackenzie Lloyd,Marshall ‘14 — William E. Westerdahl Scholarship
  • Jasper Luong,California – Davis ‘13 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Pavan Mahtani,NYU ‘14 — Kenneth W. Hufford Scholarship
  • Alonso Mojica,San Diego State ‘12 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Thomas Molloy,Missouri Western ‘14 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Alex Nanchanatt,Monmouth ‘13 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
  • Ryan O’Toole,Illinois Wesleyan ‘14 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Darshana Panchal,Creighton ‘12 — William E. Donnelly Scholarship
  • Samantha Perlman,Emory ‘14 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Ryan Pollowitz,Miami ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Gabriela Reichert,Miami ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Jack Renner,Ohio State ‘13 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
  • Aspen Ruane,Wyoming ‘13 — Andrew P. Duli Scholarship
  • Elena Sakach,William & Mary ‘13 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Matthew Shaver,Ohio State ‘13 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Leah Simkoff,Ohio State ‘13 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Trevor Thompson,Arizona State ‘13 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
  • Katherine Toldy,Denver ‘13 — William D. Reeves Scholarship
  • Peter Tozzi,Illinois State ‘13 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Kyle Varble,Indiana State ‘13 — J.D. Sparks Scholarship

The foundation extends its appreciation to members of the scholarship committee who spent countless hours reviewing 236 applications:

Selection:

  • Past Foundation Chairman Angela Brown,Adrian College ‘81-Life
  • Past Fraternity President and Past Fraternity Chairman Robert Davenport,Old Dominion ’86-Life
  • Past Fraternity Director Phil May,Saint Louis ‘86-Life
  • Past Foundation Chairman Richard McVay,Texas Tech ’79-Life
  • Foundation Director and Past Fraternity President Andrea Nemeth,Montclair State ‘91-Life
  • Past Foundation Chairman Cynthia Washington,Saint Louis ‘82-Life
  • Foundation Director John Werner,Virginia ‘84-Life (Committee Chair)

Pre-Screening:

  • Eric Bodman,Creighton ’04-Life
  • Ernest Hammond,Florida ’08
  • Doug Heitkamp,Saint Louis ’05
  • Matthew Heymann,George Washington ’08
  • Valerie Matena,Vanderbilt ’06
  • Ethan Oblonsky,Toledo ’04
  • Nicole Seray,Alabama State ’02
  • Natalie Simon,Stetson ’07
  • Steven Such,North Carolina State ’06-Life