14 May 62 Members Receive Nearly $2 Million in Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships Tweet May 14, 2013 Engagement, Higher Ed Today, Press Room Engagement, Press Room, Engagement, Higher Ed Today 0 A total of 62 Phi Theta Kappa members are among the 73 recipients of the 2013 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships, the nation's largest private scholarship program. They received a total of more than $1.8 million for completion of baccalaureate degrees.The Foundation will provide each student a scholarship worth up to $30,000 a year for up to three years, which will allow them to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and complete their undergraduate degrees."Students who engage in Phi Theta Kappa programs gain immeasurably from the experience and are recognized for their achievements by prestigious scholarship providers like the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Consistently, the majority of scholarship recipients are engaged Phi Theta Kappa members. We value the strong working relationship that Phi Theta Kappa has for many years shared with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in providing our members access to selective senior colleges," said Dr. Rod A. Risley, Phi Theta Kappa Executive Director and CEO.Members receiving Jack Kent Cooke Scholarships include:Katelyn Armbruster, Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PennsylvaniaOyudari Baatartsogt, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, VirginiaAmy Bartel, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CaliforniaCatherine-Alice Beauboeuf, Harold Washington College, Chicago, IllinoisKamika Bennett, Essex County College, Newark, New JerseyJennifer Buchan, Collin College, Plano, TexasStephani Calderon, Northeast Texas Community College, Mt. Pleasant, TexasKarolina Campos, Essex County College, Newark, New JerseyChi Cao, Lone Star College-North Harris, Houston, TexasSimbarashe Change, Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WashingtonDiego Cruz-Burbano, Essex County College, Newark, New JerseyElizabeth Erikson, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IllinoisShayla Esarey, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CaliforniaAbigail Escatel, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois������Samuel Fall, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CaliforniaMichael Gandy, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CaliforniaMicon Garvilles, Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu, HawaiiRama Gerig, Lone Star College-Tomball, Tomball, TexasSean Gestson, Lower Columbia College, Longview, WashingtonMariano Gomes, Bristol Community College, Fall River, MassachusettsEdward Graff, Quinebaug Valley Community College, Danielson, ConnecticutChang Gu, Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CaliforniaMiklos Haranghy, Broward College, Pembroke Pines, FloridaOlga Homonchuk, Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MinnesotaFatouma Abdoulaye Idrissa, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MichiganAmayha Jimenez, Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, New JerseySam Jones, University of the District of Columbia Community College, Washington, D.C.Duckenson Joseph, Broward College, Pompano Beach, FloridaCarlos Julca, Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, ConnecticutOusmane Kabre, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WisconsinUsha Kadiyala, Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MichiganAzar Kafaei, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, New YorkNandjui Koutouan, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IllinoisVannaren Long, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CaliforniaParisa Lotfi, American River College, Sacramento, CaliforniaMandolyn Ludlum, Los Angeles Valley College, Van Nuys, CaliforniaAnthony Mangual, SUNY Suffolk County Community College, Western, New YorkBritney Meza-Turner, Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, OregonAngel Monroy-Aparicio, San Diego City College, San Diego, CaliforniaSean Moore, County College of Morris, Randolph, New JerseyLindsey Narmour, Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke, VirginiaJared Nelson, Lone Star College-Tomball, Tomball, TexasMihir Patel, Heartland Community College, Normal, IllinoisChristopher Patrick, San Diego Miramar College,� San Diego, CaliforniaScott Pine, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CaliforniaJoe Putnam, Highline Community College, Des Moines, WashingtonAdhithya Rajasekaran, Georgia Perimeter College, Covington, GeorgiaCecilia Reyes, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IllinoisAida Rodriguez, Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, FloridaFreddy Rosas, Los Angeles Valley College, Van Nuys, CaliforniaElizabeth Ross, Northeast State Community College, Blountville, TennesseeManuel� Ruiz, Gordon State College, Barnesville, GeorgiaAnita Schwab, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CaliforniaTammy Schwinegruber, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CaliforniaPaw Ser Soe, SUNY Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, New YorkSusannah Spence, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MichiganJoshua� Stevens, Des Moines Area Community College, Boone, IowaDanielle Tate-Maccaroni, Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, North CarolinaNicole Valenzuela, Estrella Mountain Community College, Avondale, ArizonaVincent Van der Gouwe, Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu, HawaiiCraig Velozo, Bristol Community College, Fall River, MassachusettsYin Wang, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MassachusettsThe Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation established by Jack Kent Cooke to help exceptionally promising students reach their full potential through education. Launched in 2000, the Foundation focuses in particular on students with financial need. The Foundation's scholarship and direct service programs support the education of approximately 650 students each year, while their grants allow thousands more to engage in challenging educational experiences.Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in American higher education with 1,285 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions. More than 2.5 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 135,000 students inducted annually. Comments are closed.