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WIPL awards 25 scholarships for 2013-2014

21 students receive annual scholarships

For the 2013-2014 academic year, Women in Philanthropy and Leadership has awarded 21 annual scholarships to deserving Coastal Carolina University students. In addition, four students were awarded two unique scholarships recently established by donors. In all, WIPL has awarded a record $36,500 in scholarships to 25 students this year.

Recipients of the annual scholarships and specified donor/honoree scholarships are: (multiple-year WIPL scholarship recipients are indicated with an asterisk)

Faizaan Ahmed of Murrells Inlet, S.C., a senior majoring in biology *   
     Sanders Tech-Ed Foundation

Dorothy Connor of Ladson, S.C., a senior majoring in health promotion 
     The Sun News Educational Foundation

Nekita Ford of Conway, S.C., a senior majoring in psychology   
     The Sun News Educational Foundation

Flyura Gasca of Myrtle Beach, S.C., a junior majoring in elementary education 
     Sanders Tech-Ed Foundation in honor of Mrs. Grace Jolly Ewing and Mrs. Mary Jane Sanders

Mackenzie Hadley-Theobald of Myrtle Beach, S.C., a junior majoring in psychology *   
     Sanders Tech-Ed Foundation in honor of Mrs. Grace Jolly Ewing and Mrs. Mary Jane Sanders

Shannon Kelahan-Pierson of Phoenix, Ariz., a sophomore majoring in marine science   
     Aramark Campus Services

Lyndsey King of Westfield, Penn., a junior majoring in marine science *   
     The Sun News Educational Foundation

Carolyn Kirby of Bennettsville, S.C., a senior majoring in early childhood education   
     The Sun News Educational Foundation

Megan Larwood of Berlin, Md., a senior majoring in middle grades education  
     Aramark Campus Services

Vanesa Lavado of Conway, S.C., a sophomore majoring in theatre 
     Life and Legacy: William Howard

Haley McClelland of Waldwick, N.J., a junior majoring in sociology

Alexandria Miller of Myrtle Beach, S.C., a junior majoring in English 
     The Sun News Educational Foundation

Kalin Brooke Mixon of Hemingway, S.C., a junior majoring in early childhood education *

Emily Murray of Summerville, S.C., a junior majoring in marine science *

Rayne Newswanger of Hegins, Pa., a sophomore majoring in marine science

Brian H. Nguyen of Myrtle Beach, S.C., a junior majoring in marine science *  
     Sanders Tech-Ed Foundation

NyRhonda Nixon of Georgetown, S.C., a senior majoring in early childhood education

Chandler Parnell of Conway, S.C., a senior majoring in music performance *  
     Zonta Foundation of Myrtle Beach in honor of Ruth F. Walker

Jessica Paternoster of Conway, S.C., a senior majoring in special education

Tara Schang of Brookfield, Conn., a sophomore majoring in middle grades education    
     Aramark Campus Services

Kiley Wilson of Georgetown, S.C., a senior majoring in early childhood education
     Sanders Tech-Ed Foundation 

In addition to the annual scholarships, two new scholarships have been established and awarded this year. 

     • Recipients of the Dr. Pamela Pyle and Mr. Scott Pyle “Make a Difference” Scholarship are:

Amber Eckersley of Conway, S.C., a senior majoring in history

Alison Cohen of Rockville, Md., a junior majoring in special education

     • Students attending the Washington Internship Institute (Washington, D.C.) for Global Women’s Leadership

are:

Alana Thorton of Greer, S.C., a senior political science major (Spring 2014)

Anastasia Rhodes of Myrtle Beach, S.C., a senior majoring in political science (Fall 2013)        

 

(left to right) Chandler Parnell, Shannon Kelahan-Pierson, Dottie Connor, Brian Nguyen, Alana Thornton WIPL Reception 19 Nov 2013
WIPL scholarship recipients were celebrated at the 2013 Thanks-for-Giving reception. (pictured, left to right) CCU students Chandler Parnell, Shannon Kelahan-Pierson, Dottie Connor, Alana Thorton and Brian Nguyen are among 25 CCU students who have received WIPL scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Past Recipients

2013-2014  |  2012-2013  |  2011-2012  |  2010-2011  |  2009-2010  |  2008-2009  |  2007-2008

2006-2007  |  2005-2006  |  2004-2005  |  2003-2004