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Current Scholarship Recipients


Anya Amin

Walled Lake Central High School
Gary & Ann Moeller Scholarship
2016/2017

Anya Amin is the recipient of the Gary & Ann Moeller Scholarship and is planning to enroll in the College of LS&A.  As a student at Walled Lake Central High School, Anya was active in numerous Extra Curricular Activities including Women’s Varsity Tennis Team, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl Captain, and Spanish Club President. She took many AP classes such as US History, Statistics, Psychology, and English Language and Composition, to name a few. With her academic rigor, Anya managed to be a National Merit Semifinalist, an AP Scholar with Distinction, and a KLAA Scholar Athlete. Anya also participated in a ton of community service at St. Mary’s Hospital, Relay for Life, and as a Chinmaya Mission Student Teacher.

Jordan D. Berman

North Farmington High School
Detroit Club Scholarships
2016/2017
Jordan graduated at the top of his class at North Farmington High School.  His diverse studies focused on both math and science including honors classes in physics, engineering and chemistry; AP courses in physics, calculus and psychology were a part of his overall 4.0 GPA.  Jordan excelled in track and soccer during high school and also participated in the National Honor Society and Student Government.  Strong family values inspire Jordan and fuel his goal to succeed at the University of Michigan.  At UM he intends to major in Biology, participate in Club Soccer and in the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program UROP.  Long term goals include studying medicine, with a primary focus in Neurology, to obtain his primary goal of becoming a practicing Neurologist.

Sierra Bowden

Salem High School
Frederick C Matthaei Scholarship
2016/2017

Sierra Bowden graduated from Salem High School in Canton, MI and is one of this year’s recipients of the Frederick C. Matthaei Scholarship.  She was a captain of the Salem Girls Cross Country team and participated in Salem Organization of Student Athletes, PCCS Ski Club, and PCCS Art Show.  She was a volunteer swim coach at East Middle School and tutored for Honors Biology. She was a member of the National Honor Society and a National Merit Semifinalist.  She had a GPA of 4.33 and a 36 on her ACT test.  She completed 7 advanced placement classes including World History, Biology, Macroeconomics, and Calculus BC.

Alexandra DeLoof

Women's Swimming Scholarship
2016/2017

Desislava Dikova

Harrison High School
Jerry & Anne Hanlon Scholarship
2016/2017

Desislava Dikova is the 2016 recipient of the Jerry & Anne Hanlon Scholarship.  She is a graduate of Harrison High School and plans to enroll in the College of LS&A.  Desislava served as National Honors Society President, Swim and Dive Team Captain and was a Varsity Track and Field member.  She was a volunteer with the Detroit Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, Project Vivace, and Hawk Help Tutoring. She has scored very well in various AP Classes and received the AP Scholar with distinction award and she was a National Merit Semifinalist as well.  Desislava is well respected by her peers as well as her teachers and is known as one of the most polite students.

Maya K. Eter

Crestwood High School
Detroit Club Scholarships
2016/2017
Maya finished fifth in her class while accumulating credit for 8 AP/college classes.  Maya is a member of the Student Congress at Crestwood High School while also participating in Varsity Rowing and Varsity Cross Country.  She is a member of the National Honor Society, Link Crew and BuildOn Volunteer Organization.  Maya volunteers as a coach for Dearborn Heights Soccer Club Peewee Team and assists in creating events for a community member in need of a kidney; such as blood drives, awareness dinners and kidney walks. Maya is a 4.0 honor student, and has received distinct honors as an AP Scholar, School Service Award, Leadership award and MVP in the cross country team.  Maya was a member of the 2012 Trek to Haiti team where she was chosen to volunteer and live with a host family for two weeks in Mission, Haiti.

Casey Fealko

Women's Volleyball Manager Scholarship
2016/2017

Brittany M. Gates

Livonia Churchill
Detroit Club Scholarships
2016/2017
Brittany Gates enrolled at the School of LS & A.  Brittany finished fourth in her class at Livonia Churchill High School while accumulating credit for 11 AP/college classes. Brittany is a member and Treasurer of the CHS Chapter of the National Honor Society.  She was captain of the 2013 CHS Swim and Dive Team and a member of the CHS Student Council. Brittany was a member of the CHS Spirit Club and is a mentor and tutor for CHS Success Strategies, a student program at Churchill in which academically talented students serve as mentors for underachieving peers.

Ellen M. Green

Notre Dame Preparatory School
Detroit Club Scholarships
2016/2017
Ellen Green enrolled at the School of Engineering.  Ellen is an active participant and a team leader in the First Robotics team at Notre Dame Preparatory School.  First Robotics is an opportunity for students to experience STEM in the real world, designing, building and competing a robot. Ellen is a three-sport athlete and leader in many activities: National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Girls Scouts and many Church activities.  She has worked as a Continuous Improvement Manager at Lighting Supply Company.  She has learned to juggle all her activities while maintaining excellent grades at Notre Dame Preparatory School.

Griffin Haddad

Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
Schmidt/Hunt Scholarship
2016/2017

Griffin grew up in Indianapolis, IN with a passion for the competitive nature of sport and athletics. After competing in high school athletics at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis, Griffin attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Degree. While at TCU Griffin worked sports medicine for the TCU Football and Women's Soccer programs, as well as performing sports medicine coverage at Aledo High School in Aledo, TX.

Following graduation from TCU, Griffin was accepted into the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate school and is actively pursuing a Masters of Arts degree in Sport Management while working as a certified, licensed Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Michigan Football program. Griffin's future aspirations include working Division 1 and NFL football on his way to achieving the Director of Sports medicine at a Division 1 institution. Go Blue!

Tabitha Hendren

Troy High School
Harold duCharme Scholarship
2016/2017

Tabitha Hendren is a Troy High School graduate and plans to enroll in the School of Engineering.  She is the recipient of the Harold duCharme Scholarship.  Tabitha has been a Captain on JV Soccer and been a member of Cross Country and Volleyball. She was inducted into the National Honor Society in December 2014. Tabitha was Executive Board Vice President and a class representative all four years of high school. She took multiple AP classes including Calculus BC, Psychology, and Physics while maintaining a 3.98 GPA. She volunteers with Relay for Life where she was a team captain in 2015-2016 and she also volunteers as a tutor of many subjects. Tabitha has received multiple Academic Honors & Awards.

Delano K. Hill

Football Scholarship
2016/2017

Jason Jin

Rochester Adams High School
James H. LoPrete Scholarship
2016/2017

Jason Jin plans to enroll in the College of LS&A and is the recipient of the James H. LoPrete Scholarship.  Jason has a solid work ethic carrying over a 4.0 GPA.  Jason has been an active member of the Varsity Tennis team and he served as a captain his senior year. He also participated in Rochester Adams Business Professionals of America, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Civic Youth Ensembles as a clarinet player, and founded Rochester Adams Math Club. Academically, he has taken advantage of the most rigorous Advanced/Honors/ AP courses including Calculus BC, Statistics, Physics and English Literature & Composition.  Jason has also generously given of his time & energies accumulating over 200 hours of community service throughout his four years of high school.

Delaney Jodice

Women’s Volleyball Student Assistant
2016/2017

Delaney Jodice is a junior at the University of Michigan. This will be her second year working with the Michigan Volleyball program as a student manager. Delaney played varsity volleyball and was named captain of the varsity tennis team at her high school in Mansfield, MA. She has kept her passion for the sport of volleyball and is trying to stay involved in the coaching and operational sides of the game. Working closely with the volleyball team and staff at Michigan has provided her with plenty of insight into what it is like to work on the inside of an NCAA Division 1 athletic department.

 

Delaney is studying Sport Management as a major and History as a minor. She recently completed an internship with USA Volleyball in their High Performance department. On campus, she is a member of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity and Sport Business Association.

Ryan Klein

Brother Rice High School
James H. LoPrete Scholarship
2016/2017

Ryan Klein graduated with a 4.28 GPA at Brother Rice High School, and he plans to enroll in the School of Engineering. He has taken various AP classes including Calculus BC, Physics, English, and US Government and he received the AP Scholar award his senior year.  Ryan participated in an engineering internship in the summer of 2015 where he evaluated the integrity of joints created through automated faster systems to define optimal parameters for high quality, high speed joining. He has been very involved with his school by being a member of Varsity Lacrosse, Varsity Football, and Business Club. Ryan balanced his academics and extra-curricular activities by volunteering at Christ Child House, Right to Life, and Special Olympics. 

Matthew Lougheed

Saline High School
Frederick C Matthaei Scholarship
2016/2017

Matthew Lougheed plans to enroll into the School of Engineering and is a recipient of the Frederick C. Matthaei Scholarship. Matthew has taken many AP Classes including Chemistry, US History, Computer Science, Calculus BC, and Biology while maintaining a 4.1 GPA. He has been a member of Varsity Lacrosse, National Honors Society, president of FIRST Robotics, and co-president of Model United Nations. He is active with the Boy Scouts of America, where he earned the title of Eagle Scout and Matthew was also a National Merit Semifinalist.

Marissa Martinelli

Grosse Ile High School
Roger and Elaine Zatkoff Scholarship
2016/2017

Marissa is one of the 2016 recipients of the Elaine & Roger Zatkoff Scholarship.  She is a graduate of Grosse Ile High School and plans to enroll in the School of Engineering.  Marissa has taken multiple AP classes and received various awards including the Madame Curie Award which is given to an outstanding junior female who show exemplary ability in mathematics and science classes.  She has been active in Varsity Competitive Cheer, Varsity Sideline Cheer, the Marching Band, and Varsity Track & Field. Marissa has a huge heart and volunteers at SharEd, a non-profit organization that provides education for children in Afghanistan and she was Co-Chair Run for the Unborn in the Sacred Heart Youth Group, a fundraiser for a crisis pregnancy center. Marissa also went on a mission trip to Ecuador with the Archdiocese of Detroit and helped in villages while communicating with Ecuadorians in Spanish.

Robert Carey Neff III

Falk/Hatch Scholarship
2016/2017

Hope Norris

Hartland High School
Frederick C Matthaei Scholarship
2016/2017

Hope Norris plans to enroll in the College of LS&A and is a recipient of the Frederick C. Matthaei Scholarship.  Hope has been active in school activities including Prom Committee, National Honors Society, LINK Leader, and the Hartland High School Band. She has taken the most demanding Honors & AP classes such as US History, Calculus BC, and Language and Composition. Hope has also been a volunteer at Cromaine District Library where she shelved books, prepared crafts, and organized library-sponsored activities. Her senior year she earned the College Board AP Scholar with Distinction.

Matthew Proegler

Chelsea High School
Detroit Club Scholarships
2016/2017
Matt has taken the most demanding Honors & AP classes because he enjoys the challenge and deeply cares about education.   He has been a member of Student Council, Science Olympiad, and National Honor Society and has earned multiple Varsity Letters in various sports.  As Captain of the Cross Country team, Matt, helped lead his team to be League & Regional Champions and 6th in the State.  In his free time he enjoys umpiring & refereeing various sports and coaching youth basketball.

Andrew Reed

Roeper School
Roger and Elaine Zatkoff Scholarship
2016/2017

Andrew is planning to enroll in the College of LS&A and is a recipient of the Elaine & Roger Zatkoff Scholarship.  He has taken various AP classes and received numerous awards both academically and athletically. Andrew was a four-year starter and co-captain of the Varsity Boys Soccer Team where he led his team to a state championship in 2014. Andrew balances his academics with many hours of extra-curricular activities & community related events including volunteering at NoBLE anti-bullying clinic, volunteering as a tutor for middle school student struggling in Math, and participating in a service trip to build houses in New Orleans. Andrew is described a role model among his peers with his humble, kind, and helpful personality.

Katherine Romero

Harrison High School
David J. Hallissey Memorial Scholarship
2016/2017

Katherine Romero has been selected as the David J. Hallissey Scholarship winner and plans to register in the College of LS&A.  At Harrison High School she has been involved in Varsity Swimming, Manage of Boys Varsity Swimming, and Vice President of Art Club. She has also been a volunteer with Forgotten Harvest, tutoring, Relay for Life, and Cipriano 5k. Katherine has received numerous awards including Farmington Arts Commission Award, NISCA/Speedo Academic All-American, and All-State Swimmer. She took multiple AP and Honors Classes earing a 3.89 GPA and was a member of National Honor Society.

Neil Shah

Troy High School
Roger and Elaine Zatkoff Scholarship
2016/2017

Neil Shah, one the winners of the Elaine & Roger Zatkoff Scholarship graduated from Troy High School with a 4.2733 GPA and he plans to enroll in the College of LS&A.  He has completed many AP and Honors courses including Calculus BC, Chemistry, Biology, and Macroeconomics. He earned many Honors & Awards such as USA Biology Olympiad Semifinalist and 1st place in the HOSA Biotechnology Event at State Completion. Neil makes academics his priority and focus but has contributed to several clubs with leadership roles like Co-President of Clubmed, President of Chess Club, and Treasurer of Chemistry Club. He has also volunteered at Friends of the Troy Public Library and St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital.

Rachel M. Smith

Livonia Stevenson High School
Detroit Club Scholarships
2016/2017
Rachel Smith, the winner of the Detroit Club Scholarship, graduated from Stevenson High School with a 4.4123 GPA.  While maintaining her standing as a Summa Cum Laude Rachel has also kept herself busy with countless hours on school committees and many charity events in her community.  Rachel has been a member of the National Honor society and received various school awards and honors.   She was the President of the Student Senate and her organizational & motivational skills are impeccable.

Jacob Stewart

Degree Completion Scholarship
2016/2017

Marcos Ugarte-Limer

Degree Completion Scholarship
2016/2017

Brandon Whitmore

Shrine Catholic HIgh School
Lloyd & Laurie Carr Scholarship
2016/2017

Brandon Whitmore, the winner of the Lloyd & Laurie Carr Scholarship, graduated from Shrine Catholic High School with a 4.27 GPA and he is applying to the School of Kinesiology.  He took many AP courses including US History, World History, and Literature. Brandon was a member of the Varsity Football team and Varsity Baseball team, receiving the Varsity Baseball Academic Excellence Award. He received multiple awards throughout his four years of high school including Honor Roll, Excellence in many of his honors classes, and National Honor Society. Brandon served as both Class Vice President and Class Secretary. He was an active member in his community, putting in mass amounts of hours of service with multiple organizations. Through Catholic Heart work Camp, Brandon took a school mission trip to Roanoke, Virginia where he performed service for over 128 hours a week.

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