Twenty-one Ferris State University students were awarded Alumni Association Legacy Scholarships totaling $24,000 for the 2014-15 academic year.
The Legacy Scholarship recognizes the academic achievements and leadership potential
in students whose parent, sibling or grandparent is a Ferris graduate. The one-time
award can total up to $2,000 and is presented in two equal increments for two consecutive
Students awarded $2,000 in scholarships
Matthew Agnone of Grosse Ile
Kaitlyn Coon of DeWitt
Students awarded $1,500 in scholarships
Kaylene Candela of Warren
Joshua Smith of Stanwood
Students awarded $1,000 in scholarships
Amanda Jensen of Lansing
Clay Connolly of Macomb
Jeremy Spencer, Cadillac
Danielle Berens of Hudsonville
Kelsey Bunce of Big Rapids
Lisa Talarczyk of Alger
Andrew Elenbaas of Sparta
Makayla Kern of Montague
Craig Wolgamott of Bitely
Megan MacDermaid of Greenville
Benjamin Blair of East China, Mich.
Candace Shane of Rockford
Courtney Meyer of Burtchville
Ashley Taylor of Vassar
Ryan Carey of DeWitt
Katie Cargill of White Cloud
Emily Gillis of Dexter
The winners will be honored at the Legacy Luncheon on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center beginning at 2 p.m.
To be considered for the competitive scholarship, a student must not only be the relative of a Ferris graduate, but also have a 2.75 cumulative grade point average and have successfully completed a minimum of two full-time semesters. Applicants must submit an essay that describes their personal career goals and how a Ferris degree will help achieve those goals. In addition, they must submit a letter from the Ferris graduate describing the effect their educational experiences had on their life or professional career. Finally, the student must submit a recommendation by a Ferris faculty or staff member.
For more information about the Legacy Scholarship or to apply, visit here.
For additional information on the Ferris Alumni Association, go here.
Last updated: 08-07-2014