2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and its partners awarded 69 scholarships to 60 children, 2 stepchildren, and 7 spouses.

Our 2016 – 2017 scholars include 47 previous scholarship recipients and 22 new recipients. They are preparing for careers ranging from Social Work to Mechanical Engineering. Three recipients are enrolled in a Fire Science program.

Thanks to a very generous donation from Motorola and the NFFF partnerships with ICMA-RC, National Association of State Fire Marshals, Global Health and Safety, The College Board and countless other donations made towards the NFFF Scholarship Program. This year, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation was able to award 69 scholarships totaling over $216,000.

The Foundation has awarded $855,800 since 1997.
In addition, scholarship partners have awarded over $2,643,200 since 2001.

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Erin Abriel
Erin Abriel
Early Childhood Education
Hailey Adair
Hailey Adair
Mathematics
Jordan Adams
Jordan Adams
Nursing
Brandon Anaya
Brandon Anaya
Business
Isaiah Armstrong
Isaiah Armstrong
Philosophy
Louisa Aunkst
Louisa Aunkst
Social Work
Jane Barker
Jane Barker
Family Nurse Practitioner
Tyler Bitting
Tyler Bitting
Engineering
Joseph Bonomo
Joseph Bonomo
Financial Real Estate
Jackson Bowman
Jackson Bowman
Discipleship /
Ministry
Robert Brooks
Robert Brooks
Business Mgmt./ Music Business
Devin Bryant
Devin Bryant
Paramedic/ Emergency Svcs.
Daniel Calabro
Daniel Calabro
Civil Engineering
Alyssa Christoffer
Alyssa Christoffer
Biological Engineering
Chase Clough
Chase Clough
Sociology/ Criminal Justice
Nicholas Coe
Nicholas Coe
Sociology
Baylee Cox
Baylee Cox
International Business
Casey Davidson
Casey Davidson
Biology
Jonathan DeWolf
Jonathan DeWolf
Mechanical Engineering
Kerry Egan
Kerry Egan
Biology
Sean Egan
Sean Egan
Economics
Kerry Franklin
Kerry Franklin
Nursing
Christopher Gardner
Christopher Gardner
History
Amanda Gullickson
Amanda Gullickson
Finance/Economics
Robin Hadaller
Robin Hadaller
Elementary Education
Chloe Hage
Chloe Hage
Business Marketing
Rachel Hain
Rachel Hain
Communication, Sociology/ Anthropology
Sara Hain
Sara Hain
Business Technology
Katie Hales
Katie Hales
Special Education
Sandra Hales
Sandra Hales
Criminal Justice
Kristin Hanners-Moore
Kristin Hanners-Moore
Healthcare Administration
Cory Henderson
Cory Henderson
Architectural Engineering
Maggie Ivey
Maggie Ivey
Undecided
Katelyn Jackson
Katelyn Jackson
Nursing
Charity Kirk
Charity Kirk
Business Admistration
Dennis McSweeney
Dennis McSweeney
Radiology and Allied Health
Margaret McSweeney
Margaret McSweeney
Early Childhood Education
Luke Nielsen
Luke Nielsen
Agribusiness Technology
Nicole Olander
Nicole Olander
Spanish
Ingrid Perugachi
Ingrid Perugachi
Nursing / Medical Radation Science
John Proodian
John Proodian
Theology
Matthew Proost
Matthew Proost
Computer Science
Rachel Prouty
Rachel Prouty
Social Work
Anthony Ragaglia
Anthony Ragaglia
Sport Management
Donna Reed
Donna Reed
Childcare
Lucas Reiner
Lucas Reiner
Accounting
Kayla Ryan
Kayla Ryan
English
Robert Schardt
Robert Schardt
Political Science
Carrie Simmons
Carrie Simmons
Administrative Assistance
Karley Simmons
Karley Simmons
Biology
Kateland Simmons
Kateland Simmons
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Kyle Strube
Kyle Strube
Fire Science
James Talley
James Talley
Enviromntal Science
Kristin Talley
Kristin Talley
Exercise Science
Thomas Tolbert
Thomas Tolbert
Mechanical Engineering
Jenny Van Handel
Jenny Van Handel
Aviation Safety Management
Dana Varnell
Dana Varnell
Physician Assistant
Nicolette Vigiano
Nicolette Vigiano
Health Science
Christopher Watson
Christopher Watson
Psychology
Ryan Weeks
Ryan Weeks
Science Education
Melissa Woitalewicz
Melissa Woitalewicz
Business Techonology/ Accounting
Kathryn Wolff
Kathryn Wolff
Medical Doctor

Not Pictured:

  • Margaret Baik, Psychology
  • Patrick Dowdell, Business
  • James Fahey, Communications
  • Tori Olsen. Nursing
  • Janet Santner, Early Childhood Education
  • Tessa Santner, Asian Language and Culture
  • Matthew Woitalewicz, Emergency Management