The Palm Beach Atlantic University Alumni Association recently awarded 35 annual scholarships, which are renewable by undergraduates who remain in good standing at the University. Events such as the Alumni Association Golf and Tennis Tournament and the Alumnae Afternoon Tea benefit this scholarship fund. The scholarships were awarded to:
|Alumni Scholarship recipients include (back row, from left) Faith Middleton, Shaundra McGuire, Ashley Taylor, Zachary Schneider, Jonathan Gryskiewicz, Chad Wagler, Kevin Young, Jared Skinner, Caleb Mason, Katie Gentry, Britta Smythe, Mikah Adams (front row, from left) Nicole Jara, Megan Bartnick, Liza Loveridge, Tabitha Meeks, Nicole Minott, Rebekah Best, Carly Hodge and Cara McDermott.|
Mikah Adams, junior voice performance major from Palm Beach Gardens; sister of Nathaniel Adams ’08 and sister-in-law of Kristin Trujillo Adams ’09.
Christina Alessi, senior elementary education major from West Palm Beach; daughter of Janet Meckstroth Alessi ’83.
Megan Bartnick, senior psychology major from Zephyrhills, Fla.; sister of Amanda Bartnick ’11.
Rebekah Best, sophomore elementary education major from Royal Palm Beach; daughter of Elizabeth Carroll Best ’84; niece of Ruth Carroll ’82, Martha Phillips ’84 and Nathan Phillips ’83; and cousin of Jonathan Phillips ’12.
Michele Cocking, junior theatre arts major from Zellwood, Fla.; daughter of Michael Cocking ’02, sister of Maria Cocking O’Carroll ’07 and sister-in-law of Keelan O’Carroll ’07.
Skye Deutschle, senior communication major from Sarasota, Fla.; sister of Chris Deutschle ’07 and cousin of Danielle Cairnie Mattox ’07.
Robert Elliott, junior ministry major from West Palm Beach; son of Robert Elliott ’87 and Amy Billings McCloud ’97.
Harris Gaffar, junior biology/secondary education major from West Palm Beach; brother of Maira Gaffar ’12.
Katie Gentry, sophomore public relations major from Loxahatchee; niece of Jeff Gentry ’01 and Sharon Frances Mears Gentry ’02/’06 M.S.; cousin of Jill Gentry ’86, Ben Gentry ’04 and Dawn Gentry ’05.
Jonathan Gryskiewicz, senior accounting major from West Palm Beach; son of Chris Gryskiewicz ’88 and Jan Billstrom Gryskiewicz ’90.
Carly Hodge, freshman elementary education major from North Palm Beach; sister of Amanda Hodge ’03.
Luke Hoffman, senior English major from Leesburg, Fla.; son of Anthony Hoffman ’91 and Teresa Hoffman ’91.
Nicole Jara, junior medicinal and biological chemistry major from Weston; cousin of Yaneya Armas Hall ’10 and Preston Hall ’10.
Sophia Koinis, junior theatre arts major from Port Charlotte, Fla.; sister of Daniel Koinis ’09 and Nicholas J. Koinis ’10.
Alisabeth Kosek, senior English major from Ft. Myers; sister of Dr. Mary Kosek ’11.
Karlie Krieger Miller, senior psychology major from Wellington; sister of Kandace Krieger Sheets ’09.
Liza Loveridge, sophomore nursing major from Sarasota, Fla.; niece of Gina Palermo Jolly ’95 and James Jolly ’95, and goddaughter of Cindy Moon Cerbone ’96.
Caleb Mason, freshman biblical studies major from Sarasota, Fla.; brother of Rachel Mason Tidwell ’10 and James Kyle Mason ’13; brother-in-law of P.T. Tidwell ’12.
Lindsey Phelps Mating, junior nursing major from Corfu, N.Y.; sister of Kyle Phelps ’10 and Carrie Phelps ’11.
Cara McDermott, sophomore elementary education major from Wellington; sister of Ryan McDermott ’08; sister-in-law of Christine Galgano McDermott ’07.
Shaundra McGuire, freshman psychology major from St. Petersburg, Fla.; sister of Brandon McGuire ’12.
Tabitha Meeks, senior music composition major from DeLeon Springs, Fla.; sister of Caley Meeks ’10.
Hannah Menendez, sophomore English major from Ocala, Fla.; daughter of Pedro Menendez ’84 and Beth Curl Menendez ’83; niece of Julie Morris Menendez ’93 and David Menendez ’92; and sister of Rebekah Menendez Palmquist ’11.
Faith Middleton, freshman nursing major from Huntersville, N.C.; sister of Joy Middleton ’10.
Nicole Minott, senior music education major from Fort Myers; sister of Sierra Minott ’10.
Paola Salguero, sophomore nursing major from Lake Worth; sister of Ana Salguero ’12.
Zachary Schneider, senior physical education major from Orlando; brother of Luke Schneider ’11.
Jared Skinner, freshman business management major from Palm Beach Gardens; son of Tammy Champion Skinner ’86; nephew of Debi Skinner Savage ’77, Christie Champion Favero ’95, Michelle Champion Walsh ’95, Ralph Savage ’76, Daniel Walsh ’95 and Juan Favero ’94/’97 M.S.; and cousin of Francis Simms ’08 and Alexandra Savage ’10.
Jenna Skinner, freshman communication major from Palm Beach Gardens; daughter of Tammy Champion Skinner ’86; niece of Debi Skinner Savage ’77, Christie Champion Favero ’95, Michelle Champion Walsh ’95, Ralph Savage ’76, Daniel Walsh ’95 and Juan Favero ’94/’97 M.S.; and cousin of Francis Simms ’08 and Alexandra Savage ’10.
Britta Smythe, sophomore international business major from Wellington; sister of senior Rebecca Smythe and Taylor Smythe ’12.
Ashley Taylor, junior music education major from West Palm Beach; daughter of Ken Taylor ’88 and Janda Starling Taylor ’87.
Rachel Tegart, senior English major from Clinton, Utah; daughter of Robert J. Tegart ’00 and granddaughter of Robert D. Tegart ’92/’95 M.B.A.
Kimberly Vreman, sophomore business management major from Parrish, Fla.; daughter of Martin Vreman ’94 and Denise Bennett Vreman ’93.
Chad Wagler, senior ministry leadership studies major from Lake Worth; cousin of Katy Wiles ’08/’11 M.S.
Kevin Young , sophomore nursing major from Apalachin, N.Y.; brother of Dr. Ryan Young ’13.