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Current Scholarship Recipients


Kaitlyn Barr

International Academy Central
Frederick C Matthaei Scholarship
2018/2019
Katilyn Barr is one of the 2018 recipients of the Fredrick C. Mattaei Scholarship. She is a graduate of International Academy Central and plans to enroll in the School of Engineering. Caitlin has taken multiple IB classes and received various awards including being a National Merit Semifinalist, receiving the Gold Presidential Volunteer Service Award, and receiving second in the state for Personal Finance Challenge. She was a dancer for the Indian American Student Association and a member of both the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society. Caitlin also served as lead altar server for St. Hugo of the Hills Parish Community as well as participating in the Hispanic Outreach Tutoring for ESL Elementary School Students.

Melissa Beyrand

Detroit Country Day Upper School
Roger and Elaine Zatkoff Scholarship
2018/2019
Melissa Beyrand is a recipient of the Elaine & Roger Zatkoff Scholarship and is planning to enroll in the School of Engineering. As a student at Detroit Country Day, Melissa was active in numerous extracurricular activities including serving as Co-Caption, junior year, and Captain, senior year, on the Varsity Dance team, participating in school musical productions, and serving as captain of the Forensics team her senior year. She took many AP classes such a Chemistry, Calculus AB, Physics 1 and 2, and French V. With her academic rigor, Melissa managed to earn the Girl Scouts Silver Award, earn the honor of a Universal Dance Association All-American three years in a row, and receiving the honor a National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist. Melissa also participated in community service at St. Aidan’s Catholic Church, Summer in the City, and St. Christine Soup Kitchen. 

Tarun Sai Bhadri

Farmington High School
James H. LoPrete Scholarship
2018/2019
Tarun is planning to enroll in the College of LS&A with the hope of moving into the Ross School of Business. Tarun is one of the recipients of the James H. LoPrete Scholarship. He has taken various AP class and received numerous awards. Tarun was a HOSA Executive Board Member, serving as President his senior year. He was also a Quiz Bowl Team member, a member of Varsity Tennis, and a BPA Executive Board Member. Tarun balances his academics with many hours of extra-curricular activities and community related events including volunteering at Beaumont Wayne Hospital, Medical Camp, and Premier Oncology Clinic. He is described as having a strong work either and willingness to help others.

Madison Caldwell

Saline High School
Gary & Ann Moeller Scholarship
2018/2019
Madison Caldwell graduated with a 3.98 GPA at Saline High School and she plans to enroll in the College of LS&A. She took multiple AP classes including Chemistry, United States History, and Statistics, where she received a score of 5/5 on five of the AP exams. She received the honor of National Merit Commended Scholar her senior year and received the Gold Honor Roll award all four years of high school. Madison was Saline Student Council President and also participated in Varsity Cross Country and Varsity Tennis, where she served as captain her junior and senior year. She was very involved with her school by serving as the President and Co-Founder of Generation Global Club, serving as Bassoon Section Leader in Band, and participating in Marching Band as a saxophone player. Madison balanced her academics and extra-curricular activities by volunteering as a tutor for Proyecto Avance-Latino Mentoring Association and volunteering at Ten Teens Who Care.

Jian Chen

Bennie Osterbann Scholarship
2018/2019
Jian better known as “Zane” has a solid work ethic carrying over a 4.0 GPA.  Zane has been active in National Honors Society, Varsity Boys Tennis, Lamphere Drama Club & Link Crew.  Academically, he has taken advantage of the most rigorous Advanced/Honors/ AP courses including Honors Geometry & Pre-Calculus, Chinese Language & Culture, Psychology and English Literature & Composition.  Zane has also generously given of his time & energies accumulating over 62 hours of community service.

Catie DeLoof

Women's Swimming Scholarship
2018/2019

Desislava Dikova

Bennie Osterbann Scholarship
2018/2019
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.

Mason Dominowski

Women's Volleyball Manager Scholarship
2018/2019
I am from Midland, MI and I attended Midland High School. I am currently a junior at the University of Michigan majoring in Sport Management and minoring in business. One day I hope to be an athletic director at a university. I got involved with the Michigan Volleyball program because I love the sport and I potentially have an interest in coaching. My role as a student manager has given me the opportunity to learn from the coaches and understand how the volleyball program works within the Michigan Athletic Department.

Cole Greenspan

Schmidt/Hunt Scholarship
2018/2019
Cole grew up in Potomac, MD with a passion for the competitive nature of sport and athletics. After competing in high school athletics and working as a student athletic trainer at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, Cole attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Degree. While at USC Cole worked as a student athletic trainer with USC Football, Cheer, Track & Field, Men’s Soccer, and Men’s Basketball, as well as performing sports medicine coverage at Lower Richland, Columbia, and Westwood High Schools in Richland County, SC. During the summer of 2014 Cole worked as an intern athletic trainer with the Atlanta Falcons. The following summer Cole worked with the Green Bay Packers as a summer intern athletic trainer.
Following graduation from South Carolina, Cole accepted a seasonal assistant athletic training position with the Green Bay Packers. Cole spent two years in Green Bay working with the team and their sports medicine staff. Following his two years in Green Bay, Cole 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 NFL and Division I football on his way to achieving the head athletic trainer position at an NFL organization.

Tabitha Hendren

Detroit Club Scholarships
2018/2019
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.

Will Hennessy

Falk/Hatch Scholarship
2018/2019

Emily Herard

Women's Basketball Student Trainer / Equipment Manager Scholarship
2018/2019
Emily Herard, a native of Petoskey, MI, will graduate this spring with a dual degree in Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Sport Management. She is in her second season as head manager for the women's basketball program and her third year as a manager overall. Emily has also been a student sports broadcaster for WCBN FM, the student-run University of Michigan radio station, and has completed internships with La-Z-Boy and the Bay Harbor Company. 

Jensen Hwa

West Bloomfield High School
Harold duCharme Scholarship
2018/2019
Jensen Hwa has been selected as the Harold DuCharme Scholarship winner and plans to register in the School of Engineering. At West Bloomfield High School, he was President of the Health Science Club, President of the Environmental Club, and captain of the Debate team. He was also a volunteer at Relay for Life of West Bloomfield, Optimist Club of West Bloomfield, and a website consultant at West Bloomfield School District Public Relations. Jensen received numerous awards including 2018 Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinalist, National Merit Semifinalist, and Michigan Math Prize Exam School Winner. He also took multiple AP classes earning a 4.31 GPA and was a member of National Honor Society.

Jaylen Kelly-Powell

Football Scholarship
2018/2019

Maria LoCicero

Detroit Club Scholarships
2018/2019
She earned a silver medal in the National Latin Exam, a gold medal in the National French Exam, and the Greenhills Scholar Award. Maria served as team captain of the Forensics team her senior year, Vice President of the Senior Class, and a member of the Varsity Softball Team. She was also an active member of her community by singing for elderly residents at Glazier Hills, tutoring 4th graders in Detroit, and volunteering with Bligh Busters in Detroit.

Matthew Lougheed

Detroit Club Scholarships
2018/2019
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.

Anna Loughman

Saline High School
James H. LoPrete Scholarship
2018/2019
Anna Loughman is one of the winners of the James H. LoPrete Scholarship. She graduated from Saline High School and plans to enroll in the College of LS&A. She completed multiple AP and Honors courses including Chemistry, Biology, and Statistics. She was awarded a National Merit Commended Scholar, the Gold Honor roll, and an AP Scholar with Honor. Anna was a member of the Saline Marching Band, LINK Crew, and Vice President of Student About Staying Healthy. She also served as Vice President of the National Honor Society her senior year, volunteered at Arbor Hospice and Hospice of Michigan, and waitressed at Stonebridge Gold Club.

Bethany M. Louria

Detroit Club Scholarships
2018/2019
Bethany has taken many AP classes and received various awards including the honor roll award by maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or more all 4 years of high school.  She has been active in CTE Advanced Photography class and operates her own photography business.  She has been a member of the Girls State Program, National Honors Society, Key Club, Link Crew Leader, Cross Country and Track & Field.  Bethany has a huge heart and volunteers at an elementary school in track & field and at an Evangelical Home.  Trustworthy, dependable, hard-working, knowledgeable and kind-hearted are words used to describe Bethany.

Grace Ma

Salem High School
Roger and Elaine Zatkoff Scholarship
2018/2019
Grace Ma, one of the winners of the Elaine & Roger Zatkoff Scholarship graduated from Salem High School with a 4.32 GPA and she plans to enroll in the School of Engineering. She has completed many AP and Honors courses including Calculus BC, Chemistry, and English Language and Composition. She earned many honors and awards such as the Scholastic Art and Writing Award Gold Key, a National Merit Semifinalist, and a National AP Scholar. Grace served as project coordinator of Link Crew, a member of National Honors Society, and a member of Vision Mentorship Program. She also volunteered at Summit on the Park, STEM days at elementary schools, and Dancin’ Feet as a teacher’s assistant.

Krupa Patel

Canton Preparatory High School
Roger and Elaine Zatkoff Scholarship
2018/2019
Krupa Patel plans to enroll in the College of LS&A and is a recipient of the Elaine & Roger Zatkoff Scholarship. Krupa has been active in school activities including Student Council President, Key Club President, National Honor Society President, and Co-Captain of Girls’ Varsity Volleyball. She has taken the most demanding AP classes such as World History, Biology, Calculus AB and BC, and Chemistry. Krupa has also been a volunteer at Open Door Ministry Food Back, Canton Public Library, and kids Against Hunger 5K. Her senior year she earned the AP Scholar Award and the Summa Cum Laude Award.

Matthew Person

Lakeland High School
Frederick C Matthaei Scholarship
2018/2019
Matthew Person is a Lakeland High School graduate and plans to enroll in the College of LS&A with the hopes of joining the Ross School of Business. He is a recipient of the Fredrick C. Matthaei Scholarship. Matthew was a member of both the Varsity Cross Country and Varsity Track team all four years and served as Student Body Class President. He was also the treasurer of National Honor society his junior and senior years. Matthew was a guitar player in Church Praise Band and participated in Flint, Michigan Missions Trip roofing houses. He took multiple AP classes including Psychology, United States History, Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics while maintaining a 4.3 weighted GPA. He received AP Scholar with Distinction and was named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist his senior year. 

Katie Pollack

Women’s Volleyball Student Assistant
2018/2019
I am a senior at University of Michigan graduating this upcoming May, majoring in Organizational Studies with a minor in Business. I am originally from a Westchester, NY, where I attended Edgemont High School. I have always found being part of team provides a sense of community in addition to its other benefits.  This is one reason why I was eager to work with Michigan Athletics. Another reason is that post graduation, I am interested in pursuing a career in marketing partnerships for sports and entertainment. I worked with the Men's Hockey team my freshman year and found my way to the volleyball team, sophomore year where I am proud to say I have been part of the team ever since. The coaches and players are welcoming, spirited and professional.  I am proud to be a small part of their success and could not imagine being part of another team.

Daniel Ramos

Western International High School
Jerry & Anne Hanlon Scholarship
2018/2019
Daniel Ramos plans to enroll in the College of LS&A and is the recipient of the Jerry & Anne Hanlon Scholarship. Daniel is well prepared and motivated for college carrying over a 4.0 overall weighted GPA. Daniel has been an active member of both the swim and track and field team, as well as robotics and National Honor Society. Academically, he has taken advantage of the most rigorous AP classes including Physics, English Language Arts, and Spanish. Daniel has also generously given his time and energies to his community through Garza Services and Department of Neighborhoods Youth Council. 

Rachel M. Smith

Detroit Club Scholarships
2018/2019
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.

Gloria Stach

International Academy
Lloyd & Laurie Carr Scholarship
2018/2019
Gloria Stach plans to enroll into the School of Engineering and is a recipient of the Lloyd & Laurie Carr Scholarship. Gloria has taken many IB classes including Chemistry, Economics, and World History while maintaining a 4.0 unweighted GPA. She served as a student mentor for Peer Corps and participated in Forensics, Model United Nations, and Future Business Leaders of America. She is active within her community by serving as a religious education teacher, tutoring bilingual students at International Technology Academy, and volunteering at soup kitchens. Gloria earned many awards throughout high school including Cum Da Lade all four years, 2nd place Individual Future Problem Solving State sophomore and junior year, and 1st place Community Problem Solving Team junior year.

Melanie Taylor

Ernest W. Seaholm High School
Roger and Elaine Zatkoff Scholarship
2018/2019
Melanie Taylor graduate from Ernest W. Seaholm High School in Bimingaham, MI and is one of this year’s recipients of the Elaine & Roger Zatkoff Scholarship. Her senior year she was the Captain of the Varsity Maple Motion Dance Team and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Seaholm Highlander, the student newspaper. She was also a member of Seaholm Girls Speak Up, Spanish Honors Society, Dance Academy of Bloomfield Hills Senior Company. Throughout her four years of high school she earned many awards including Seaholm High School Varsity Scholar Athlete, Seaholm Highlander Student Newspaper Publisher’s Award, and the presidential Service Award. Melanie earned a GPA of 4.654 and took many AP classes such as Physics and Spanish. 

Max Weber

Ferndale High School
Lloyd & Laurie Carr Scholarship
2018/2019
Max Weber, a winner of the Lloyd & Laurie Carr Scholarship, graduated form Ferndale High School with a 4.0 GPA and he is applying to the School of Engineering. He took many AP classes including World History, Chemistry, and Microeconomics. Max was a member of the Varsity Swim Team, serving as captain his junior and senior year, a member of National Honor Society, and a member of Student Council. He received multiple awards throughout his four years of high school including National AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Distinction, and Athletic Academic Achievement Award. Max also volunteered within his community through Relay for Life and Clean the Ferndale Up.

Brandon Whitmore

Detroit Club Scholarships
2018/2019
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.

Hongxiang "Tony" Zhao

Detroit Country Day Upper School
David J. Hallissey Memorial Scholarship
2018/2019
Tony is the 2018 recipient of the David J. Hallissey Scholarship. He is a graduate of Detroit Country Day and plans to enroll in the School of Engineering. Tony served as captain of the Computer Science Club, captain of the Science Olympiad team, and Captain of Varsity Swim, Track, and Cross Country. He volunteered within Canton Community and tutored peers in school and outside of school. He scored very well in various AP classes including Calculus BC, Statistics, Physics, and Chemistry. Tony is well respected by his peers as well as his teachers and is said to be one of the best and brightest, nicest and most dedicated students in the history of DCDS.
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