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Scholarship and Educational Grant Recipients

Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation

2016 - 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to this year’s scholarship
and educational grant winners!

Named Scholarships

May be established by an individual or a chapter. Often, these scholarships are created in memory of a sister or loved one. Chapters may also choose to establish a scholarship to benefit a deserving chapter sister. This year’s winners are:

Ali Ward Delta Iota Memorial Scholarship

Kara Holton, Delta Iota Chapter

Allison Beth Schmidt Memorial Scholarship

Jamie Silverstein, Gamma Zeta Chapter

Ariel Rose Black Theta Iota Chapter Memorial Scholarship

Rachel Fleming, Theta Iota Chapter

Arthur and Clarisse Markowtiz Book Award

Ashley Monticciolo, Delta Theta Chapter

Bertha and Mac Bodian Memorial Scholarship

Kendle Bullman, Epsilon Epsilon Chapter

Beta Alpha Nicole Schiffman Memorial Scholarship

Molly Higgins, Beta Alpha Chapter

Beverly L. Richman, MD Scholarship

Hope Bauer, Iota Alpha Chapter

Centennial Scholarship

Gi Gi Larsen, Epsilon Phi Chapter

Danielle Nguyen Memorial Scholarship

Hazel Williams, Epsilon Psi Chapter

Dr. Helen Vassallo Gamma Iota Scholarship

Whitney Hazard, Gamma Iota Chapter

Erin Michelle Say Memorial Scholarship

Kailyn Nelson, Delta Delta Chapter

Helen Berkowitz Memorial Scholarship

Hannah Seen, Gamma Pi Chapter

Jeanine Jacobs Goldberg Scholarship

Sydnee Fielkow, Kappa Chapter

Josette George Kaufman Scholarship for Panhellenic Leaders

Kelly Rund, Gamma Pi Chapter

Katie Vashon Memorial Scholarship

Brenda Alderete, Zeta Zeta Chapter

Kristina Witten Memorial Scholarship

Christine Ackerley, Zeta Eta Chapter

Laura Treanor Memorial Scholarship

Andrea Serpas, Kappa Chapter

Lindsey Orser Delta Delta Chapter Memorial Scholarship

Michelle Krnak, Delta Delta Chapter

Los Angeles County Alumnae Book Award

Katya Rodriguez, Theta Upsilon Chapter

Mamie Klein Memorial Scholarship

Giovanna Steinhaus, Delta Xi Chapter

Maria Arena Memorial Scholarship

Jessica Grabinsky, Gamma Iota Chapter

Michelle Stacey Friedman Memorial Scholarship

Patty Roberts, Delta Delta Chapter

Nereyda (Neddie) Iniquez Memorial Scholarship

Jennifer Goranson, Delta Gamma Chapter

Past Grand Archons' Scholarship

Ashley Mazzola-Ciriello, Epsilon Chapter

Sunshine State Scholarship

Sherisse Pierre, Iota Eta Chapter

Veachey R. Bloom Book Award

Jemie Fofanah, Xi Chapter


Educational Grants

Funded primarily through interest earned by the Foundation, educational grants are awarded annually to collegiate and alumnae sisters based on three criteria: financial need, scholarship and service to Phi Sigma Sigma and the community, This year’s recipients are:

Meghan Anderson, Zeta Omega Chapter

Elizabethe Bell, Epsilon Kappa Chapter

Annie Brethour, Iota Eta Chapter

Samantha Connors, Gamma Mu Chapter

Cipriana Costello, Theta Eta Chapter

Autumn Edelson, Zeta Delta Chapter

Joan Fath, Theta Iota Chapter

Jenny Fretta, Beta Rho Chapter

Kaydee Hall, Theta Psi Chapter

Sheela Joles, Iota Alpha Chapter

Dana Kim, Xi Chapter

Danielle King, Theta Gamma Chapter

Jamie Kitson, Iota Eta Chapter

Mel Klinger, Epsilon Beta Chapter

Lindsay Lundquist, Iota Iota Chapter

Ashley Monticciolo, Delta Theta Chapter

Erin Murphy, Iota Theta Chapter

Adwoa Opoku-Nsiah, Delta Sigma Chapter

Daniela Porro, Xi Chapter

Cheyenne Port, Delta Chi Chapter

Kristen Putch, Pi Chapter

Jenna Schulze, Gamma Pi Chapter

Andrea Serpas, Kappa Chapter

Julia Shicatano, Gamma Nu Chapter

Kayla Sica, Gamma Iota Chapter

Lauren Stillwell, Theta Omega Chapter

Emily Walker, Delta Delta Chapter

Rachel Wellman-Benedict, Delta Upsilon Chapter

Sara Whitman, Epsilon Kappa Chapter

Katelyn Wilmer, Theta Rho Chapter

Audrey Yeiter, Iota Iota Chapter


Chapter Educational Funds

Funds established by chapters for any educational purpose, with the primary focus on scholarships to deserving initiated members of the chapter, including alumnae pursuing post-graduate degrees. This year’s recipients are:

Beta Rho CEF

Jenny Fretta, Beta Rho Chapter

Beta Upsilon CEF

Alexis Carey, Beta Upsilon Chapter

Delta Iota CEF

Tricia Dwyer, Delta Iota Chapter

Delta Theta CEF

Hannah Larson, Delta Theta Chapter

Gamma Nu CEF

Amy Dolce, Gamma Nu Chapter

Gamma Tau CEF

Brittany Murphy, Gamma Tau Chapter

Iota Alpha CEF

Sheela Joles, Iota Alpha Chapter


Kristen Putch, Pi Chapter

Theta Psi CEF

Lindsay Giannotta, Theta Psi Chapter


Alisa Sutton, Xi Chapter


UIFI (Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute) Scholarships

Funded by the Foundation, these scholarships are awarded annually to collegiate members to attend UIFI’s week-long intensive leadership development program. This year’s recipients are:

Elizabethe Bell, Epsilon Kappa Chapter

Kendle Bullman, Epsilon Epsilon Chapter

Jaime Canada, Iota Iota Chapter

Christina Cora, Delta Kappa Chapter

Marissa Eibert, Delta Sigma Chapter

Brittany Jewett, Delta Zeta Chapter

Emily Johnson, Zeta Omega Chapter

Kassandra Jones, Gamma Tau Chapter

Olivia Kolis, Xi Chapter

Maggie LaRoche, Gamma Iota Chapter

Valerie Luutran, Iota Mu Chapter

Kelly McCullough, Zeta Gamma Chapter

Lily Moldan, Iota Sigma Chapter

Kayla Sica, Gamma Iota Chapter

Lea Strangio, Gamma Iota Chapter

Adelia Stranko, Iota Kappa Chapter

Brianna Weaver, Zeta Gamma Chapter