APS News Release

Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards 2015 Fellowships and Scholarships

Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards 2015 Fellowships and Scholarships Sixteen Washington-Lee High School seniors have been selected to receive $1,000 scholarships from the Washington-Lee High School Education Foundation, Inc., to help pay for college expenses this Fall. The students and the colleges they will attend are:

  • Mohmeet Choudhary – George Washington University
  • Chantell Denney – Spelman College
  • Rebeckah Fussell – Haverford College
  • Rita Hagos – College of William and Mary
  • Arielle Hogan – University of Virginia
  • Rida Hussain – George Mason University
  • Noah Kennedy – University of Delaware
  • Daphne Martin – Yale University
  • Deybid Paz-Sejas – Virginia Tech
  • Hailey Ramsey – College of William and Mary
  • Emily Reed – Barnard College
  • Mackenzie Scurka – Dartmouth College
  • Rebecca Spraggins – Syracuse University
  • Bathsheba Teshome – Virginia Tech
  • Trang Vo – Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Diana Voronina – St. John’s University

Washington-Lee Education Foundation scholarships are awarded each year in May to a number of graduating seniors, based on their academic record, essay, extra-curricular activities, educational goals, and financial need. The scholarships are funded through the generous donations provided from alumni, parents, staff, and community members, and may be renewed each year, although renewals are competitive. In addition, the W-L Foundation also awarded three faculty fellowships to W-L teachers for summer professional activities. Ryan Miller will attend and present a paper on mixed-methods GIS instruction at the 2015 ESRI International User Education Conference in San Diego. David Peters will attend the Teaching Shakespeare Institute Summer Academy through the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. Jacqueline Stallworth is attending a study program through the National Endowment for the Humanities at Colgate University, and then plans to fly to Austin, TX to present at the 2015 Advanced Placement Summer Conference.