Past Scholarship Recipients

Recipients of the AAUW Carlisle Higher Education Scholarship

2019:

Read more about the recipients and celebration here.

Johanna Bear, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Theatre, Franklin and Marshall College.
Bailey Jones, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh.
Makayla Glass, accounting, John L. Grove College of Business at Shippensburg University.
Darien Kase, pediatric nursing, Penn State University.
Lt. Col. Edward J. “Woodie” Collins Memorial Scholarship, Carlie Antes
art therapy combined with psychology, Marywood University

2018:
Makayla Glass, accounting, John L. Grove College of Business at Shippensburg University.
Darien Kase, pediatric nursing, Penn State University.
Rebekah Vensel,  major in Music Industry, Loyola University in New Orleans.

Yeun Yen Lee Wong Memorial Scholarship, Ciera Rhodes, Nursing, Wilson College.

The Yeun Yen Lee Wong Memorial Scholarship, was introduced. Dr. Lillian Wong, and AAUW Carlisle member, offered the scholarship in honor and in memory of her mother who valued education though she herself lacked any formal education. The scholarship hopes to reflect the impact and importance of education for women and girls. This scholarship is given to a candidate who graduated with a STEM degree and is currently pursuing a second degree in a health field.

2017:
Alyssa Jones, Physician’s Assistant Program, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine.
Ciera Rhodes, Nursing, Wilson College.
Morgan Seifert, Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Penn State University
Alexandria Shope , Communications Design, Kutztown University.

Joann B. Ketterer Memorial Scholarship, Lynn Finkenbinder, Food Service, Penn State University.

AAUW Carlisle presented a Memorial Scholarship honoring Joann B. Ketterer, a branch member and past membership co-chair.  A resident of Newville, she was a Penn State University graduate, and taught Home Economics at Shippensburg High School and the Adams County Extension Office.  Active in the Pennsylvania and Cumberland County Farm Women, the Shippensburg Fair Exhibitors and the Future Home Economics of America, Joann was an enthusiastic supporter of the AAUW Branch scholarship program.

2016:
Alyssa Jones, Physician Assistant, Penn State College of Medicine
Miranda Clash, Early Childhood Education, Elizabethtown College
Kelsey Dutka, Pharmacy, Duquesne University
Crystal Van, Marketing, Temple University

2015:
Biology and Health Care Studies, Susquehanna University
Police Academy, Harrisburg Area Community College
American Studies, Penn State University- Harrisburg

2014:
Communications, Penn State University-Harrisburg
Speech-Language Pathology, Misericordia University
American Studies, Penn State University-Harrisburg

2013:
Applied Clinical Psychology, Penn State University-Harrisburg
Occupational Therapy, Mt. Aloysius College

2012:
Communications, Millersville University
Nursing, Penn State University