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USC Upstate Foundation Awards Scholarships

The USC Upstate Foundation awarded 69 private scholarships totaling nearly $125,000 for the 2013-2014 academic year. These privately funded scholarships are created and supported by alumni, current faculty and staff, retirees, friends and corporate partners of USC Upstate. Each scholarship has specific criteria and awards up to $2,500 per year. 

A separate application is required for these scholarships and the application is available online from November 1- February 1 on the USC Upstate Financial Aid website. Students who are eligible for these scholarships are notified in the summer months and are invited to meet their scholarship donors at a University event every fall.

A full listing of the scholarship recipients follows:

Aiken, SC
Amber Mozone received the P. E. O. Sisterhood AE Chapter Scholarship. Amber graduated from Aiken High School and is a junior majoring in secondary education.

Dacia Sanders received the Bannon Foundation USC Upstate Scholarship. Dacia graduated from Aiken High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Austin, TX
Derek Dearmond received the Ed and Connie Wilde Scholarship. Derek graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School and is a senior majoring in communications.

Blacksburg, SC
Julia Hall received the Paul Foerster Excellence in Nursing. Julia graduated from Blacksburg High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Boiling Springs, SC
Catrina Gregory received the USC Upstate Alumni Association Scholarship. Catrina is the daughter of the late Ronnie Gregory, class of 1982. Catrina graduated from Boiling Springs High School and is a senior majoring in early childhood education.

Jasmine Said received the Ted Eilenberg Scholarship. Jasmine graduated from Boiling Springs High School and is a senior majoring in business.

Chapin, SC
Christine Mulcahy received the Water Environment Association of South Carolina (WEASC) "Legacy of Learning" Scholarship. Christine graduated from Chapin High School and is a sophomore majoring in biology.

Cheraw, SC
Roger Michael received the N.A. Stirzaker Scholarship. Roger graduated from Chesterfield High School and is a senior majoring in political science.

Columbia, SC
Sophia Kawaguchi received the Jackie S. Floyd Nursing Scholarship. Sophia graduated from A. C. Flora High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Tonia Thomas received the Spartanburg County Medical Society Nursing Scholarship. Tonia graduated from Spring Valley High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Cowpens, SC
Tevin Logan received the Spartanburg County Foundation Scholarship. Tevin graduated from G. D. Broome High School and is a junior majoring in physical education.

Dallas, NC
Kimberly Young received the Clinton Richard Smith Scholarship. Kimberly attended Gaston College in Dallas, NC and is a senior majoring in business.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Mufaddal Fidahussein received the International Scholarship. Mufaddal is from Tanzania Africa and is a junior majoring in biology.

Duncan, SC
Charles Hornack received the Doc Lindsay Memorial Scholarship. Charles attended Spartanburg Community College and is a junior majoring in IMS.

Cameron Shurburtt received the Wesley K. Wilber Scholarship. Cameron graduated from James F. Byrnes High School and is a senior majoring in business.

Durham, NH
Alyssa Ament received the Rick O’Brien Memorial Scholarship. Alyssa graduated from Oyster River High School and is a senior majoring in business.

Easley, SC
Sarah Williams received the Earl Gordon Scholarship. Sarah graduated from Easley High School and is a junior majoring in business.

Gonzales, LA
Jennifer Melancon received the Billie Weiss-McAbee Scholarship. Jennifer graduated from East Ascension High School and is a senior majoring in business.

Gray Court, SC
Ashlon Wilson received the Lois W. Marriott Scholarship. Ashlon graduated from Laurens District High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Greenville, SC
Tracey Duncan received the 3M Nursing Scholarship. Tracey graduated from Greenville Technical College and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Jane Montero received the Helen P. Biehl Scholarship Fund. Jane graduated from Bob Jones Academy and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Greer, SC
Brittany Caldwell Dickerson received the Piedmont District Nurses Association Scholarship. Brittany graduated from Greer High School and is a junior majoring in nursing.

Rachael Kalchbrenner received the Budweiser of the Carolinas Scholarship and the Hubbell Scholars Award. Rachael graduated from Riverside High School and is a senior majoring in business.

Michelle Lodise received the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Spartanburg Nursing Scholarship. Michelle graduated from Riverside High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Bryan Torres received the Arthur T. Meilinger Annual Scholarship. Bryan graduated from Greer High School and is a senior majoring in business.

Hemingway, SC
Katie Wilson received the TD Bank Scholarship. Katie graduated from Hemingway High School and is a senior majoring in business.

Inman, SC
Samantha Owen received the D. L. Scurry Foundation Scholarship. Samantha graduated from Chapman High School and is a sophomore majoring in nursing.

Tiffany Wilson received the USC Upstate Alumni Association Scholarship. Tiffany is the daughter of Carolyn Bryant Wilson, class of 1982. Tiffany graduated from Landrum High School and is a junior majoring in physical education.

Christina Krechko Yevchev received the Frances Smith Nursing Scholarship. Christina graduated from Chapman High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Ladson, SC
Shanice Bennett received the D. L. Scurry Foundation Scholarship. Shanice graduated from Stratford High School and is a senior majoring in physical education.

Laurens, SC
Arin Cook received the Career Center Nursing Scholarship. Arin graduated from Greenville Technical College and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Manning, SC
Deleisha McFadden received the D. L. Scurry Foundation Scholarship. Deleisha graduated from Manning High School and is a junior majoring in nursing.

Marietta, GA
Hassan El-Haddad received the College Pointe Apartments Endowed Scholarship. Hassan graduated from Lassiter High School and is a sophomore majoring in IMS.

Mauldin, SC
Madeline Haudricourt received the Guy, Elma and Marian Murph Memorial Scholarship. Madeline graduated from Mauldin High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Mary Mangum received the Marjorie Bourke Memorial Nursing Scholarship. Mary graduated from Mauldin High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Moore, SC
Allison Cox received the Sydney Elizabeth McMakin Memorial Scholarship. Allison graduated from James F. Byrnes High School and is a freshman majoring in early childhood education.

Ryan Dolewski received the Natural Sciences and Engineering Scholarship. Ryan graduated from Dorman High School and is a senior majoring in chemistry.

Sabra Kennedy received the Sergeant James Nolen Scholarship. Sabra attended Converse College and is a senior majoring in business.

Grady “Trey” Moore received the Donald W. Yates Scholarship. Trey graduated from Spartanburg Day School and is a senior majoring in business.

New Rochelle, NY
Briana Lanza Kyle received the Featherston Family Scholarship. Briana graduated from New Rochelle High School and is a rising sophomore majoring in biology.

North Charleston, SC
David Westmoreland received the Craig Pressley Giegerich ’02 Memorial Accounting Scholarship. David graduated from Northside Christian School and is a senior majoring in business.

Pacolet, SC
Kaci Dillinger received the Catherine Ervin Memorial Scholarship. Kaci graduated from G. D. Broome High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Wanda Hice received the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Spartanburg Nursing Scholarship. Wanda graduated from G. D. Broome High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Piedmont, SC
Carrie Laxton received the Lois W. Marriott Scholarship. Carrie graduated from Wren High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Portland, OR
Anna Miller received the John S. Poole Foundation Scholarship. Anna graduated from Sunset High School and is a senior majoring in business.

Queensbury, NY
Shauna Murray received the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Spartanburg Nursing Scholarship. Shauna graduated from Glens Falls High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Ramona, CA
Callie Kwiatt received the Bernard F. Odasz Scholarship. Callie graduated from Ramona High School and is a senior majoring in business.

Riverside, CA
Evelyn Sharp received the Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society Scholarship. Evelyn graduated from La Sierra High School and is a junior majoring in business.

Roebuck, SC
Hannah Wertz received the Spartanburg County Foundation Scholarship. Hannah graduated from Dorman High School and is a sophomore majoring in early childhood education.

Seneca, SC
Stephanie Lipscomb received the Denise Tone Memorial Scholarship. Stephanie graduated from Blue Ridge High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Simpsonville, SC
Audrey Goodjoin received the Mary Black Health System-Fallen Angels Scholarship. Audrey graduated from G. D. Broome High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Donald Spearman received the Judith Sosebee Prince Scholarship. Donald graduated from Hillcrest High School and is a junior majoring in IMS.

Joseph Stokes received the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Spartanburg Nursing Scholarship. Joseph graduated from Greenville Technical Charter High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Eric Winebarger received the Michael and Diana Irvin Scholarship. Eric graduated from University of Dallas in Irving, TX and is a junior majoring in business.

Spartanburg, SC
Bin Du received the Joseph L. Balintfy Endowed Scholarship. Bin graduated from Howard Community College in Columbia, MD and is a junior majoring in computer science.

Kirstie Solesbee received the Spartanburg County Foundation Scholarship. Kirstie graduated from Dorman High School and is a sophomore majoring in nursing.

Toria Teamer received the Leon and Maliaka Wiles Family Endowed Scholarship. Toria graduated from Dorman High School and is a sophomore majoring in sociology.

Porshia Tolbert received the Spartanburg County Foundation Scholarship. Porshia graduated from Dorman High School and is a senior majoring in nursing.

Sumter, SC
Lindsey Cox received the Wells Fargo Bank Scholarship. Lindsey graduated from Crewstwood High School and is a senior majoring in business.

Taylors, SC
Kylee Isola received the Horace C. Smith Piedmont Scholarship. Kylee graduated from Riverside High School and is a freshman majoring in nursing.

Lorraine Maxey received the Eb and Maggie Barnes Endowed Scholarship. Lorraine graduated from Greenville Technical College and is a senior majoring in elementary education.

Caleb Phillips received the David B Dedmon DMD Endowed Scholarship. Caleb graduated from Eastside High School and is a senior majoring in biology.

Travelers Rest, SC
Ashley Kelly received the D. L. Scurry Foundation Scholarship. Ashley graduated from Travelers Rest High School and is a sophomore majoring in nursing.

Karina-Lynne Waggoner received the Spartanburg Rotary Club Scholarship. Karina-Lynne graduated from Blue Ridge High School and is a freshman majoring in business.

Wellford, SC
Marissa Pinkney received the Nancy P. Moore Scholarship. Marissa graduated from Emerald High School and is a senior majoring in English.

Whitmire, SC
Michael Eaves received the Contec Chemistry Fund Scholarship. Michael graduated from Union County High School and is a senior majoring in chemistry.

Woodruff, SC
Jessica Stoike received the Clary/Drucker Accounting Scholarship. Jessica graduated from Woodruff High School and is a senior majoring in business.

York, SC
Bobbi Riley received the D. L. Scurry Foundation Scholarship. Bobbi graduated from York Comprehensive High School and is a sophomore majoring in nursing.

For more information contact Bea Walters Smith at (864) 503-5235 or bwsmith@uscupstate.edu.

 




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