June 11th, 2010 by Lee
Categories: Scholarships & Financial Aid
|College Edge Scholarship for Juniors Winner:
Carmyn R., from Los Angeles, CA, is a high school junior interested in majoring in biological and biomedical sciences. She hopes to one day become a pediatrician and work with children to improve their lives. As an honor roll student, Carmyn is the president of her high school’s United Student Body, a group that leads student activities. She is also a member of the California Scholastic Federation, the Hispanic Awareness Club and the College Access Pilot Program. For the past three years, Carmyn has spent time volunteering at the East Los Angeles County Library.
|I Don’t Want To Pay For College – Spring Winner:
Joel S., from Coeur d’Alene, ID, is studying health professions and related clinical sciences, including counseling psychology. Joel graduated from high school with a 3.98 GPA and participated in a variety of activities including being a camp counselor and 4-H Club president. Joel recently spent a year interning at St. Innocent’s Orphanage in Rosarito, Mexico where he worked as a mentor to 25 male orphans. He had previously volunteered at the orphanage to build houses for homeless families in Mexico. Joel is excited to begin his work towards a degree that will allow him to further serve his community.
|Health Careers & Nursing Scholarship – Winter Winner:
Conrad B., from Macomb, MI, is a college sophomore at Oakland University studying health professions with a focus on pre-pharmacy studies. Conrad is an active member of his pre-pharmacy organization, helping to coordinate volunteer activities and trips, as well assisting with finding guest speakers for the group. He currently works as a hospital pharmacy technician, which allows him to get practical experience in his field. Conrad also spends time volunteering for his church, local hospitals and other community organizations. Conrad’s ultimate goal is to use his education to give back to the community and help people live longer, more productive lives through medicine.
|Cutting Edge Careers Scholarship – Winter Winner:
Sophie S., from Atlanta, GA, is a 4.0 high school junior who intends on majoring in psychology. Sophie is extremely active in her community. She founded a tutoring program for students at her high school, is the secretary of her school’s Beta Club, where she organizes volunteer opportunities as well as schedules and leads the clubs meetings, and a camp counselor at the Sandy Springs Mission summer camp. Sophie is also the Co-Captain of the Riverwood Equestrian team and in training to get her student pilot license!
|Psychology Scholarship – Winter Winner:
Allison G. from Newport Beach, CA is a high school senior intending on majoring in psychology. Allison volunteers with a variety of organizations, including being the president of the Make-A-Wish Club, the Co-Founder of the Magic Shoe Foundation Club, which focuses on collecting used running shoes and donating to less fortunate communities in the area, and a tutor for the Academic Mentoring Program. Allison is currently interning at the Oncology Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange County. Her internship is helping her prepare for a career in the health sciences industry, with a focus on psychology.