Past VT EPSCoR CWDD Scholarship Awards


2019 Scholarship Recipients For the 2019-2020 academic year, three Native American Student Scholarships were awarded to KC Herne, Stiles Loper, and Katie Lucier; and three First Generation Student Scholarships were awarded to William Lee, Lexus Pattershall, and Tracee Turnbaugh. This year’s recipients were honored at a ceremony on August 1st at the Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington, officiated by Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary, VT Agency of Commerce and Community Development.
L to R: Ted Brady (Deputy Secretary, VT Agency of Commerce and Community Development), Veronica Sosa Gonzalez (CWDD Coordinator), William Lee (UVM), Katie Lucier (Northern VT University, Johnson), Ryland Richardson (Norwich), KC Herne (Norwich), Stiles Loper (CCV, Rutland), Lexus Pattershall (UVM), Tracee Turnbaugh (Castleton), Arnie Bomblies (VT EPSCoR State Director)


2018 Scholarship Recipients For the 2018-19 academic year, five First Generation Student Scholarships were awarded to Lajla Badjevic, Jared Lehouillier, Shay Pouliot, Gideon Toussaint, and Sydney Whipple.
L to R: Jared Paul Lehouillier (Norwich), Shay Pouliot (UVM), Lajla Badnjevic (UVM), Sydney Whipple (UVM), Gideon Toussaint (CCV)


2017 Scholarship Recipients For the 2017-18 academic year, nine First Generation Student Scholarships were awarded to Umesh Acharya, Urmila Chhetri, Emily Dunn, Fardowsa Ibrahim, Alexander LaSante, Noorto Mohamed, Megan Roberts, Duane Snide, and Tricia Wright; and two Native American Student Scholarships were awarded to Kohle Feeley and Erikka Sherman.
L to R: Front: Noorto Mohamed (UVM), Urmila Chhetri (UVM), Emily Dunn (UVM), Megan Roberts (Northern VTU - Johnson), Tricia Wright (Northern VTU - Johnson), Fardowsa Ibrahim (UVM); Middle: Erikka Sherman (St. Michael's College), Kohle Feeley (Champlain College); Back: Umesh Acharya (UVM), Duane Snide (UVM), and Alexander LaSante (Vermont Tech), Ted Brady, Vermont Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Community Development.


2016 Scholarship Recipients For the 2016-17 academic year, six First Generation Student Scholarships were awarded to Emily Cass, Daniel Cliche, Joshua Dam, Kyle Dash, Steven Gilbeau, and Ena Ibrisimovic; and two Native American Student Scholarships were awarded to Bridget Kimsey and Erikka Sherman!
L to R: Front: Emily Cass (UVM), Ena Ibrisimovic (UVM), Erikka Sherman (St. Michael's College), and Bridget Kimsey (CCV). Back: Daniel Cliche (UVM), Kyle Dash (Castleton University), Secretary Patricia Moulton (Agency of Commerce and Community Development), Joshua Dam (UVM), and Steven Gilbeau (CCV).


2015 Scholarship Recipients For the 2015-16 academic year, five First Generation Student Scholarships were awarded to Jessica Colby, Bradley Roy, Logan Tracy, Tiffany Martin, and Foram Patel; and two Native American Student Scholarships were awarded to Hilary (Hunter) Denault-Reynolds, and Brittany Ryan!
L to R: Jessica Colby (SMC), Hunter Denault-Reynolds (UVM), Brittany Ryan (JSC), Foram Patel (UVM), Logan Tracy (UVM), Tiffany Martin (UVM), and Bradley Roy (UVM). Front: Secretary Patricia Moulton (Agency of Commerce and Community Development) and Lindsay Wieland (CWDD Director)


2014 Scholarship Recipients For the 2014-15 academic year, five First Generation Student Scholarships were awarded to Paige Beyor, Morgen Clark, Kaitlyn George, Fathima Sameen, and Dillan Westcom; and one Native American Student Scholarship was awarded to Erikka Sherman!
L to R: Erikka Sherman (SMC), Fathima Sameen (UVM), Paige Beyor (UVM), Secretary Patricia Moulton (Agency of Commerce and Community Development), Morgen Clark (UVM), Kaitlyn George (UVM), Dillan Westcom (UVM)


2013 Scholarship Recipients For the 2013-14 academic year, five First Generation Student Scholarships were awarded to Amanda Vincent, Amy Siu, Levi Brown, Sarah Burridge and Indira Dulal; and one Native American Student Scholarship was awarded to Katie Bedard!
Standing: Miranda Lescaze (CWDD Director), Amanda Vincent (Champlain College), Amy Siu (UVM), Levi Brown (UVM), Lawrence Miller (Secretary, Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development) Seated: Sarah Burridge (Saint Michael's College), Indira Dulal (UVM), and Katie Bedard (UVM)


2012 Scholarship Recipients In the 2012-13 academic year, one First Generation Student Scholarship was awarded to Alexander Ferno, and two Native American Student Scholarships were awarded to Katie Bedard and Tazney Ryea.
L to R: Alexander Ferno, Katie Bedard, Judith Van Houten (VT EPSCoR Director), Tazney Ryea, and Miranda Lescaze (CWDD Director)


Contact Information:
VT EPSCoR Center for Workforce Development and Diversity
Saint Michael's College
One Winooski Park Box 137
Colchester, VT 05439
802.654.3270
cwdd@smcvt.edu