Questa Education Foundation announces scholarship recipients

| September 7, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Questa Education Foundation recently announced  the 2015-2016 Questa Scholars who will receive financial support for their college educations. Overall, this year there were both the largest number of applicants and the greatest number of scholars funded from across Northeast Indiana. There were 59 Allen County students funded.

The intent of this funding is to help increase access and completion of a post-secondary education with reduced debt and to retain talent in Northeast Indiana. This year two-thirds of the scholars are attending regional colleges and Universities and all have indicated the desire to live and work in this region upon graduation. Questa Scholars get a commitment and assurance of funding for their two or four years of schooling so that they can plan their education accordingly.

The following are the new Questa Scholars from Allen County:

• Destanee Andrews is a graduate of Northside High School attending IPFW.

• Logan Ankney is a graduate of Northside High School attending USF.

• Benjamin Bailey is a graduate of Blackhawk attending Huntington.

• Maggie Blackwell is a graduate of Bishop Dwenger attending IPFW.

• Connor Burgess is a graduate of Carroll attending USF.

• Shyanne Burget is a graduate of Snider attending IPFW.

• Kelsiey Cicora is a graduate of Carroll attending USF.

• Amelia Colon is a graduate of Home Schooled attending Grace.

• Rebekah Dignal is a graduate of Woodlan attending USF.

• Branson Dossen is a graduate of Heritage attending Indiana Tech.

• Leia Edmondson is a graduate of Horizon Academy attending Rose-Hulman.

• Jordan Eldridge is a graduate of Leo attending Indiana State.

• Jillian Findlay is a graduate of Wayne High School attending IWU.

• Hannah Fowerbaugh is a graduate of Leo attending USF.

• Alyssa Garver is a graduate of Woodlan attending IPFW.

• Josiah Hapner is a graduate of Home School attending Indiana Tech.

• Caroline Hipskind is a graduate of Bishop Dwenger attending Trine.

• Adam Hoffer is a graduate of New Haven attending USF.

• Brian Hogge-Gore is a graduate of Bishop Dwenger attending IPFW.

• Kelsey Hunsberger is a graduate of Home Schooled attending Huntington.

• Logan Jester is a graduate of Carroll attending Butler.

• Breanna Johnson is a graduate of Canterbury attending PU West Lafayette.

• Rebecca Kimball is a graduate of Leo attending IWU.

• Ashley Kitch is a graduate of Homestead attending IUPUI.

• Jailyn Krantz is a graduate of Northrop attending IWU.

• Jullian Lauer is a graduate of Blackhawk attending Indiana Tech.

• Rebecca Lessig is a graduate of Leo attending IWU.

• Emily Ludwig is a graduate of Bishop Luers attending USF.

• Joshua Mahon is a graduate of Northrop attending U of I.

• Matthew Mast is a graduate of Northrop attending IUPUI.

• Andrew Mauch is a graduate of Bishop Luers attending IPFW.

• Matthew Mensing is a graduate of New Haven attending Indiana Tech.

• Triston Mills is a graduate of Blackhawk attending Indiana Tech.

• Sarah Moloney is a graduate of Homestead attending Huntington.

• Shelby Moore is a graduate of New Haven attending IPFW.

• Amber Morse is a graduate of New Haven attending IPFW.

• Chase Myers is a graduate of Heritage attending USF.

• Anthony Ohneck is a graduate of Carroll attending IUPUI.

• Jennifer Peppler is a graduate of Snider attending Trine.

• Madison Peterson is a graduate of Carroll attending Huntington.

• Mackenzie Petre is a graduate of Carroll attending USF.

• Elizabeth Powers is a graduate of Home Schooled attending Ivy Tech Northeast.

• Renee Pulver is a graduate of Blackhawk attending Huntington.

• Megan Quigley is a graduate of Bishop Luers attending USF.

• Amir Sako is a graduate of Carroll attending Huntington.

• Heidi Scheemann is a graduate of Snider attending Taylor.

• Katherine Sheppard is a graduate of South Side attending IU Bloomington.

• Laura Sneary is a graduate of Snider attending USF.

• Kara Tap is a graduate of Northrop attending Ball State University.

• Mariah Thomas is a graduate of Snider attending IU Bloomington.

• Judy Truong is a graduate of Concordia attending Manchester.

• Tracy Turner is a graduate of Bishop Dwenger attending IUPUI.

• Sydney Uley is a graduate of Carroll attending IU Bloomington.

• Miranda Walls is a graduate of Snider attending IPFW.

• Emily Walus is a graduate of Carroll attending Grace.

• Zachary Watson is a graduate of New Haven attending Rose-Hulman.

• Drake Wright is a graduate of Northside attending Manchester.

• Kyle Zelt is a graduate of Concordia attending IPFW.

• Alejandro Zuniga is a graduate of New Tech @ Wayne attending IPFW.

Additionally, the Questa Education Foundation announced the 2015-16 Dodez Scholarship recipients.  This annual scholarship funding is available for Indiana residents attending Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. The recipients are:

• Sarah Bennett, senior studying biology with a concentration in human biology.

• Kevin Zhang, senior studying chemistry and economics.

• Kyle Bramble, senior studying engineering sciences.

• Bailey Miller, sophomore studying computer science and mathematics.

• Allison Green, freshman, undecided.

For more information on Questa Education Foundation visit the website at www.questafoundation.org.

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