Scholarship winners named by International Executive Council

The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers’ Scholarship committee has announced the winners of the 2020 scholarship award program. The committee awarded $50,000 in total to 50 recipients, with $38,000 going to U.S. applicants and $12,000 going to Canadian applicants.

The committee selected scholarship recipients from a pool of 72 Boilermaker dependents. The applicants were judged on their academic achievements, leadership skills, participation in extracurricular activities and a written essay.

Twelve receive $1,000 scholarships

The Scholarship Committee has awarded scholarships to the following Canadian applicants:

MISHKA BRIDEAU

The daughter of Local 73 (Halifax, Nova Scotia) member Renaud Brideau, graduated from Polyvalente W. Aurther-Losier and is studying bioveterinary science at Dalhousie University.

SAMUEL MARC CHIASSON

The son of Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) member Aldeo Chiasson, graduated from Polyvalente Louis-Mailloux. He is attending Université de Moncton, campus de Shippa, studying biology and chemistry.

 

UTO HONG

The daughter of Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) member Changwoo Hong. She graduated from Harry Ainlay Composite High School and is studying psychology sciences at University of Alberta.

SAVANNAH MARIA KOORBATOFF

SAVANNAH MARIA KOORBATOFF

The daughter of Local 359 (Vancouver, British Columbia) member Kevin Koorbatoff, graduated from Stanley Humphries Secondary School and is attending Selkirk College, studying nursing.

AMELIE EDITH LARADE

AMELIE EDITH LARADE

The daughter of Local 73 (Halifax, Nova Scotia) member Mark Larade, graduated from École NDA. She is attending College of Prince Edwards Island studying to be a bilingual administrative assistant.

JADA SKYLAR LEBLANC

JADA SKYLAR LEBLANC

The daughter of Local 128 (Toronto, Ontario) member David Leblanc, graduated from Westgate Collegiate and Vocational Institution. She is studying exercise science and kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. She plays NCAA women’s hockey at UWS.

AURORA M. MACINNIS

AURORA M. MACINNIS

The daughter of Local 73 (Halifax, Nova Scotia) member Cameron MacInnis, graduated from Millwood High School and is studying theatre at Mount Allison University.

ANJA MARX

ANJA MARX

The daughter of Local 359 (Vancouver, British Columbia) member Hagen Marx, graduated from Kitsilano Secondary School. She is studying international business at McGill University.

KATELYN ELIZABETH SPURR

KATELYN ELIZABETH SPURR

The daughter of Local D579 (Lantz, Nova Scotia) member Adam Spurr, graduated from Hants East Rural High School. She is attending Dalhousie University, studying science and marine biology.

TANSY ANNA-JEAN TOBER

TANSY ANNA-JEAN TOBER

The daughter of Local D575 (Moosehorn, Manitoba) member Larry Tober, graduated from Ashern Central School and is studying education at University of Winnipeg. She has participated in the 4-H program for 10 years and is a competitive curler with the Manitoba Junior Curling Tour.

TATIANA CATHERINE VILCHEZ

TATIANA CATHERINE VILCHEZ

The daughter of Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) member Jose Vilchez, graduated from Pinetree Secondary School. She is studying environmental sciences with a minor in economic policy at the University of Alberta.

VIRGINIA PAIGE WILSON

VIRGINIA PAIGE WILSON

The daughter of Local 73 (Halifax, Nova Scotia) member Robb Wilson, graduated from St. Stephen High School and is studying education at the University of Moncton.

38 receive $1,000 scholarships

The Scholarship Committee has awarded $1,000 scholarships to the following United States applicants:

EMILY MARIE ALCORN

EMILY MARIE ALCORN

The daughter of Local 154 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) member Robert Alcorn, is a graduate of Franklin Area High School. She’s attending Pennsylvania State University, studying veterinary and biomedical sciences.

NATALIE RAYNE BAXTER

NATALIE RAYNE BAXTER

The daughter of Local 110 (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) member Jared Baxter, is a graduate of East Central High School. She is studying nursing at the University of South Alabama.

ANDREW MARSHALL BIBENS

ANDREW MARSHALL BIBENS

The son of Local 242 (Spokane, Washington) member Ken Bibens, is a graduate of McKay High School and is attending University of Oregon.

JAKE BIRCHMEIER

JAKE BIRCHMEIER

The son of Local 13 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) member Robert Birchmeier, is a graduate of Waccamaw High School. He is attending the College of Charleston, studying biochemistry with a minor in Spanish, with the goal of becoming a doctor.

CARL BLALOCK

CARL BLALOCK

The son of Local M301 (Edgerton, Ohio) member Carson Blalock, is a graduate of Edgerton High School. He is attending Ohio University, studying journalism with the goal of becoming a sports broadcaster. Blalock achieved the status of Salutatorian of his graduating class.

JOCELYN ROSE BUCHHEIT

JOCELYN ROSE BUCHHEIT

The daughter of Local 154 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) member Jeffrey Buchheit, is a graduate of Columbiana High School. She’s studying nursing at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She will be part of the Clarion University Women’s NCAA Division II swim team.

EAMON FRANCIS CARR

EAMON FRANCIS CARR

The son of Local 744 (Cleveland, Ohio) member Brian Carr, is a graduate of St. Edward High School. He’s attending St. Bonaventure University studying business. He is part of the St. Bonaventure University rugby team.

OLIVIA MAE COPELAND

OLIVIA MAE COPELAND

The daughter of Local 363 (East St. Louis, Illinois) member Dwayne Copeland, is a graduate of Marquette Catholic High School and is studying elementary education at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

CASSIDY JEANNE DARROW

CASSIDY JEANNE DARROW

The daughter of Local 60 (Peoria, Illinois) member Gary Darrow, is a graduate of Dunlap High School. She is studying biology/pre-med at University of Illinois–Urbana Champaign.

 

ERIN ROSE EDGREN

The daughter of Local 29 (Boston, Massachusetts) member Eric Edgren, is a graduate of Somerset Berkley Regional High School.

DUSTIN WALTER EDMONDS

DUSTIN WALTER EDMONDS

The son of Local 108 (Birmingham, Alabama) member Jason Edmonds, is a graduate of Citronelle High School. He spent two years as captain of the CHS varsity soccer team. He’s attending Coastal Alabama Community College, studying nursing.

ELIZABETH HOPE ELLIS

ELIZABETH HOPE ELLIS

The daughter of Local 592 (Tulsa, Oklahoma) member Eldon Ellis, is a graduate of Kingston High School. She is attending the University of Oklahoma, studying art and animation.

MICKENZIE RILEIGH FERRELL

MICKENZIE RILEIGH FERRELL

The daughter of Local 667 (Charleston, West Virginia) member Michael Ferrell, is a graduate of Southern High School. She’s attending Ohio State University, studying biology on a pre-med track to become a general surgeon. She was vice president of the National Honor Society and secretary of student council at SHS.ANTHONY JOSEPH FORTUNA, son of Local 88 (Essington, Pennsylvania) member Albert Fortuna, is a graduate of Salesianum School and is studying business at University of Delaware.

LILLIE HANNAH GALLION

LILLIE HANNAH GALLION

The daughter of Local 105 (Piketon, Ohio) member Timothy Gallion, is a graduate of East Carter High School and is studying elementary education at Ashland Community and Technical College.

SHELBY KAY GERALD

SHELBY KAY GERALD

The daughter of Local 108 (Birmingham, Alabama) member Charlie Gerald, is a graduate of Coosa Valley Academy. She is attending Judson College and double majoring in equine science and biology, with a minor in chemistry.

ISAAC N. GETTINGS

ISAAC N. GETTINGS

The dependent of Local 27 (St. Louis, Missouri) member Benjamin Klopfer, is a graduate of Jersey Community High School and is pursuing a pre-med track at Auburn University.

KIRSTEN LAINA HESSON

KIRSTEN LAINA HESSON

The daughter of Local 667 (Charleston, West Virginia) member Justin Hesson, is an honors graduate of Gallia Academy High School. She’s studying medical imaging at Marshall University.

CLAUDIA ROSE HUBER

CLAUDIA ROSE HUBER

The daughter of Local 154 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) member Jeff Huber, is a graduate of Bethel Park High School. She’s studying law and policy at Allegheny College with the goal of going to law school and practicing law in Pittsburgh.

JONAE KEFFELER

JONAE KEFFELER

The daughter of Local 242 (Spokane, Washington) member Mark Keffeler, is a g raduate of Mead Senior High School. She’s attending Washington State University-Honors College, studying biochemistry.

 

ALEXIS RILEY KENNARD

The daughter of Local 154 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) member Michael Kennard, is a graduate of Baldwin High School and is studying chemistry at University of Pittsburgh.

IZABELLA JADE KING

IZABELLA JADE KING

The daughter of Local 667 (Charleston, West Virginia) member Benjamin King, is a graduate Pleasant High School. She’s studying communication disorders at Marshall University with the goal of becoming an audiologist.

HANNAH MARY KONIECZNY

HANNAH MARY KONIECZNY

The daughter of Local 1 (Chicago) member Jerry Konieczny, is a graduate of Joliet West High School and is studying business at Joliet Junior College.

WHITLEY GRACE LEDFORD

WHITLEY GRACE LEDFORD

The daughter of Local 105 (Piketon, Ohio) member Joseph Ledford, is a graduate of East Carter High School. She’s attending Morehead State University, studying radiology.

DYLAN ROBERT LINDEE

DYLAN ROBERT LINDEE

The son of Local 60 (Peoria, Illinois) member Darren Lindee, is a graduate of Washington Community High School and is studying mathematics at Eureka College.

MEGAN ELIZABETH MASCIO

MEGAN ELIZABETH MASCIO

The daughter of Local 5, Zone 7 (Orchard Park, New York) member Kirk Mascio, is a graduate of Frontier High School. She’s pursuing a physician assistant major at Gannon University.

HEAVEN LEIGH MILLER

HEAVEN LEIGH MILLER

The daughter of Local 158 (Peoria, Illinois) member Perley Miller, is a graduate of Illini Bluffs High School. She’s studying early childhood education at Bradley University with the goal of becoming a preschool teacher.

JACOB RYAN MILLER

JACOB RYAN MILLER

The son of Local 27 (St. Louis, Missouri) member David Miller, is a magna cum laude graduate of Belleville Township High School East. He’s studying electrical engineering at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

CAMERON NOVAL

CAMERON NOVAL

The son of Local 802 (Chester, Pennsylvania) member Steven Noval and grandson of Peter D. Noval, Sr. of Local 13 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), is a graduate of Archmere Academy. He’s studying at Temple University to become a pharmacist.

KAYLA RANKIN

KAYLA RANKIN

The daughter of Local 5, Zone 5 (Floral Park, New York) member Lloyd Rankin, is a graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School and is studying political science at University at Albany.

JAIME SAHAGUN

JAIME SAHAGUN

The son of Local 374 (Hobart, Indiana) member Jaime Sahagun, is a graduate of Bloom High School and is studying mechatronics engineering technology at Purdue Northwest.

NOAH TAITE SAMMONS

NOAH TAITE SAMMONS

The son of Local 40 (Elizabethtown, Kentucky) member Donald Sammons, is a graduate of East Carter High School. He’s attending Morehead State University studying space systems engineering.

JENNA STANTON

JENNA STANTON

The daughter of Local 154 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) member Martin Stanton, is a graduate of Shaler Area High School and is studying mechanical engineering at Ohio University.

AMBER MICHELLE STEWART

AMBER MICHELLE STEWART

The daughter of Local 363 (East St. Louis, Illinois) member Bobby Stewart, is a graduate of Webber High School.

CADEN JAMES TIEN

CADEN JAMES TIEN

The son of Local 2020 (Slidell, Louisiana) member Curtis Tien, is a graduate of Williamstown High School and is studying cognitive science at University of California, Los Angeles.

ERIN SCOT WELTER

ERIN SCOT WELTER

The daughter of Local D239 (Three Forks, Montana) member Scott Welter, is a graduate of Three Forks High School. She’s attending Carroll College, studying nursing.

ASHLEY MARY WHITE

ASHLEY MARY WHITE

The daughter of Local 28 (Newark, New Jersey) member Kieran White, graduated from Bayonne High School with multiple competitive cheerleading national championships. She’s attending New Jersey City University, studying health sciences.

EMILY KAY WILEY

EMILY KAY WILEY

The daughter of Local 45 (Richmond, Virginia) member Shawn Wiley, is a graduate of Jackson High School and is studying exercise science at University of Akron.