2016 SIGNIFICANT CHALLENGE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
Nicole Sancilo of Smithtown, NY, was awarded 1st place and a $2,000 scholarship to pursue her future education at Boston University. Ms. Sancilo was born with a rare syndrome and overcame physical, emotional and mental challenges to rise to the top of her class.
Taylor Finley-Ponds of Denver, CO, was awarded 2nd place and a $1,000 scholarship. Though homelessness has plagued her family for many years, she has committed herself to academics and has excelled. She will attend the University of Southern California this Fall.
Remington Lee of Fresno, CA, was awarded Honorable Mention and a $500 scholarship. Despite living with a serious spine deformity, Ms. Lee has put her positive energy toward extra curricular activities and community service. She is headed to UCLA this Fall.
2015 SIGNIFICANT CHALLENGE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
Hannah McDaniel of Littleton, Colorado, was awarded Honorable Mention and a $500 scholarship. Ms. McDaniel graduated from Heritage High School and will attend Duke University in the fall.
2014 Significant Challenge College Scholarship Winners
Kinsey Morrison of Louisville, Kentucky, was awarded 1st place and a $2,000 scholarship towards her college education. Ms. Morrison graduated from the St. Francis School and will attend Stanford University this fall.
Kylie Tumiatti of Melbourne, Florida, was awarded 2nd place and a $1,000 scholarship. Ms. Tumiatti graduated from Melbourne High School and will attend Seton Hall University in the fall.
Rhiannon Moore of South Pasadena, California, was awarded Honorable Mention and a $500 scholarship. Ms. Moore graduated from South Pasadena High School and will attend Pomona College this fall.
2013 Significant Challenge College Scholarship Winners
Michael, a student at University of Wisconsin Whitewater, was the first place winner. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Michael learn to adapt his lifestyle so that he could do anything he put his mind to.
In his freshman year of college, Michael excelled and is working towards becoming a high school history teacher. He is a member of the National Champion UW-W Wheelchair Basketball Team!
Aryana lost her grandmother tragically to suicide. Since, she has dedicated her life to ensure that others to do face the same struggles.
Now entering her sophomore year at Azusa Pacific University, Aryana will study abroad for a semester in South Africa as she pursues a career in foreign diplomacy.
2009 – 2012 Recipients
Vallenna Lipske -Villanova University
Carly Levin -Vanderbilt University
Victoria Thomas - University of Missouri - Columbia
Benjamin Levy - Carleton College
Lara Grabois - Montclair State University
Malissa Meacham-Perry - Christopher Newport University
Sarah Delph - Rhodes College