Scholarships - 2017 Winners
This year's first place winner is Liam Sullivan.  Liam will be attending St. Lawrence University this fall where he hopes to find the same small class size and liberal arts setting that Bradford provided for his father, Tade Sullivan '93.  Liam impressed the scholarship committee with his 1250 hours of recorded community service in just four years time.  Amazing! Liam's community service projects included working as a Red Cross instructor, volunteering in homeless shelters, running food drives and serving as a mentor for underprivileged youth in his community.  Liam is an Eagle Scout with silver palms.  He has a 4.4 grade point average and has participated in speech and debate club, model Congress, physics club and band.  We wish Liam all the best as he heads off to study international economics this fall.
Grace Schmalz is our second place winner.  Grace will be attending University of California Santa Barbara this fall as a nutrition major.  With hopes of becoming a dietitian after college, she has been interested in nutrition for quite a few years.  We love that Grace spent so much time mentoring fellow students through her membership with the National Honor Society.  Grace was also an active member of the National French Honor Society and the National Arts Honor Society.  In addition, Grace was the captain of both her field hockey and lacrosse teams where she says nothing made her happier than being able to lead her teammates through having a fun and successful season.  Most impressive is that Grace has raised $8,000 for the American Cancer Society through her participation in the Hood to Coast Relay.  Grace was sponsored by her grandmother Judy Sabo Burks ’59. Congratulations, Grace and best of luck at UC Santa Barbara!
Third place goes to Lauren Sullivan who is going into her junior year at University of Connecticut where she is a nursing major.  Lauren's interest in nursing started early when she was a nanny for two pediatricians with four children who inspired her to work in pediatrics.  Lauren is hoping to study in Cape Town, South Africa in 2018 to complete her maternity and pediatric nursing rotations. We love that Lauren can balance her serious academic career with her love of ski racing, for which she has won numerous awards.  Lauren was sponsored by former Bradford staff member Judy Rush Bologna.
Fourth place goes to Nathaniel Renegar who will be attending the University of Maryland in the fall.  With a strong love of nature, Nathaniel will be taking part in the College Park Scholars program where he will be able to apply some of the things he learns in the classroom to a community setting. A participate in Boy Scouts and National Honor Society, Nathaniel has completed over 100 hours of community service.  Nathaniel was sponsored by Lisa Marie Foskey Renegar ‘90.  We wish Nathaniel all the best as he goes on to study computer engineering this fall.