2014-2015 Scholarship Recipients

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and its partners awarded 78 scholarships to 67 children, 3 stepchildren, and 8 spouses. Of these 78 scholarship recipients 40 are previous scholarship recipients and 38 are new recipients. Recipients’ ages range from 18 to 53.

For the 2014-2015 academic year, the Foundation in partnership with the Motorola Foundation awarded over $203,528 to 78 recipients. ICMA-RC awarded $15,000 to 15 recipients, Global Health and Safety awarded two $2,000 scholarships and two $3,000 scholarships for a total of $10,000. NASFM awarded ten $1,000 scholarships for a total of $10,000. The College Board has made a pledge of $50,000 towards the scholarships to be distributed over the course of 5 years beginning this year. The Foundation and its partners combined awarded $248,523.

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Scholarship recipients from 31 states will attend institutions in 34 different states. The recipients are preparing for careers ranging from Nursing to Architectural Engineering and 5 recipients are enrolled in a Fire Science program.

The number of scholarships awarded has increased dramatically, over $2,408,547 scholarships have been awarded since 1997. Our scholarship partners have awarded $663,395 since 2001. Together over $3,000,000 in scholarships have been awarded.

Erin Abriel
Erin Abriel
Early Childhood Education
Hailey Adair
Hailey Adair
Secondary Education/Math
Brandon Anaya
Brandon Anaya
Business /
Accounting
Kristin Marie Anaya
Kristin Marie Anaya
Fashion
Louisa Aunkst
Louisa Aunkst
Social Work
Thomas Baik
Thomas Baik
Mass Communications
Jackson Bowman
Jackson Bowman
Religion – Discipleship
Kalee Brown
Kalee Brown
Secondary Education/English
Pamela Brown
Pamela Brown
Nursing
Devin Bryant
Devin Bryant
Fire Science
Aaron Butler
Aaron Butler
Athletic Training
Alyssa Christoffer
Alyssa Christoffer
Biological Engineering
Charles Christoffer
Charles Christoffer
Computer Science & Applied Mathmatics
Shane Clough
Shane Clough
Criminal Justice
Samantha Cole
Samantha Cole
Education
Baylee Cox
Baylee Cox
International Business, Marketing & Spanish
Morgan Cox
Morgan Cox
Psychology
Jacob Davenport
Jacob Davenport
Culinary Arts
Travis DeFlumere
Travis DeFlumere
Fire Science/Criminal Justice
Joanne Downing
Joanne Downing
Exercise Science
Jake Drennan
Jake Drennan
Gunsmithing
Christopher Dunn
Christopher Dunn
Political Science
Sean Egan
Sean Egan
Finance
Brendan Fahey
Brendan Fahey
Civil Engineering
John Fischer
John Fischer
Master of Science in Accountancy
Alycia Foti
Alycia Foti
Medicine
Kathleen Fouts
Kathleen Fouts
Nursing
Devin Franklin
Devin Franklin
Environmental Law
Kerry Franklin
Kerry Franklin
Nursing
Gillian Guzelis
Gillian Guzelis
Foreign Affairs
Chloe Hage
Chloe Hage
Nursing
Katie Hales
Katie Hales
Elementary Education
Sandra Hales
Sandra Hales
Criminal Justice
Kayla Hannafin
Kayla Hannafin
Communication Arts
Kristin Hanners-Moore
Kristin Hanners-Moore
Healthcare Management
Cory Henderson
Cory Henderson
Architectural Engineer
Tyler Henderson
Tyler Henderson
Undeclared
Hanna Hone
Hanna Hone
Biology
Katelyn Jackson
Katelyn Jackson
Education
Charity Kirk
Charity Kirk
Business /
Accounting
Joshua Lerman
Joshua Lerma
Kinesiology
Meredith Lerman
Meredith Lerma
Business
Ryan Marchbanks
Ryan Marchbanks
Mechanical Engineering
Chloe McHugh
Chloe McHugh
Nursing
Alyssa Moore
Alyssa Moore
Child Development Education
Trenton Moore
Trenton Moore
Fire Science
Megan Morrison
Megan Morrison
Business
Nicole Osadacz
Nicole Osadacz
Education /
Psychology
Joseph Powell
Joseph Powell
Kinesiology
Rachel Prouty
Rachel Prouty
Social Work
Anthony Ragaglia
Anthony Ragaglia
Business/Sports Management
Abby Rankin
Abby Rankin
Nursing
Lucas Reiner
Lucas Reiner
Accounting
Marissa Reiner
Marissa Reiner
Nursing
Catherine Rucker
Catherine Rucker
Law
Samuel Shortt
Samuel Shortt
Aerospace Engineering
Carrie Simmons
Carrie Simmons
Human Resources /
Medical
Karley Simmons
Karley Simmons
Cosmetology
Kateland Simmons
Kateland Simmons
Biology
Gabriella Simonis
Gabriella Simonis
Photography
Sean Sullivan
Sean Sullivan
Undecided
Kristin Talley
Kristin Talley
Early Childhood Education
Kaitlin Tarver
Kaitlin Tarver
Health Sciences
Andrew Thornton
Andrew Thornton
Fire Science
Emily Thornton
Emily Thornton
Elementary Education
Jenny VanHandel
Jenny VanHandel
Aviation Safety Management
Nicolette Vigiano
Nicolette Vigiano
Animal Science
Christopher Watson
Christopher Watson
Liberal Arts/Psychology
Gary Watson
Gary Watson
Health Science
Leann Westcott
Leann Westcott
Business
Kevin Wilkinson
Kevin Wilkinson
Political Science
Matthew Woitalewicz
Matthew Woitalewicz
Fire Technology Protection Program
Tyler Yates
Tyler Yates
Accounting
Amanda Zumwalt
Amanda Zumwalt
Business /
Accounting

Not Pictured:

  • Hannah Collins, Elementary Education
  • Janet Santner, General
  • Thomas Santner, Fire Science/EMS/Nursing
  • Dakota Son, Nursing