Suddath 2017 Year in Review
The following scholarships were created to honor the commitment and dedication of our former leaders.
Richard H. Suddath Scholarship Makenna Vance, daughter of Rosana Vance, a team leader in move management with Lexicon Relocation of Jacksonville, Florida, is the recipient of the 2017 Richard H. Suddath Scholarship. Makenna graduated from Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville, Florida with a 3.9 GPA. There she took Advanced Placement courses and was a varsity member of the Brain Brawl Competitive Quiz Bowl team. She was active in several national honors societies, including the National Spanish Honor Society, the National Thespian Honor Society and the Quill and Scroll Honor Society and performed in numerous school theater productions. Taking a keen interest in the world around her, Makenna participated in the Joe Berg Seminar Society where students heard from experienced humanitarian speakers, was regularly involved in her school newspaper and served as an executive leader in the Theater Club and Kenny’s Angles service club. A Kairos Leader and Peer Minister/ Youth Leader, Makenna took active leadership in her faith-based communities. In the Fall of 2017, she started attending Florida State University studying Political Science and is pursuing a law degree. A. Quinn Bell Scholarship Korissa Kishel, daughter of independent contract driver, Brett Kishel, is the recipient of the 2017 A. Quinn Bell Scholarship. Korissa graduated from Virginia Secondary High School in Virginia, Minnesota, with a GPA of 3.95. Her academic ambitions drove her to dual enroll in college and she will be half way through her electrical engineering coursework when she graduates high school. Korissa volunteered with the Precious Paws Animal Shelter, kids’ craft classes, the Iron Range Youth in Action community service club, served as Vice-President of the Spanish Club and was the co-leader of her school’s Leo’s Club. After completing her degree in electrical engineering, she plans to pursue a career designing innovative computer and electrical systems in vehicles. Barry S. Vaughn Scholarship Delaney Shifflett, daughter of Rebecca Lynne Shifflett, an import specialist with Suddath Global Logistics, is the recipient of the 2017 Barry S. Vaughn Scholarship. Delaney graduated from Frederick High School in Frederick, Maryland with a GPA of 4.20. With a heart for volunteering, Delaney was a member of the Make a Difference Club that collects Christmas-time gifts for needy families. She also helped with the creation of a scholarship in honor of a teacher. Elected by her peers, she served as part of the Senior Executive Committee and is an active member of the National Honors Society and the Mu Alpha Theta math club. With a full academic workload that includes Advanced Placement courses, Delaney still found time to work part-time at a veterinary hospital. An avid athlete, Delaney was captain of her school soccer team. She used her passion to touch lives during a mission trip to Costa Rica and plans to play women’s soccer at Shippensburg University.
Driven by People - Suddath Scholarships // 2017
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