Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Recipients

2018-19 National Scholarships

$5,000+ Scholarships


William A. and Ann M. Brothers Scholarship
Tylah Fortson
The Ohio State University
Welding Engineering

Jack and Jo Dammann Scholarship
Brody Oliver
Colorado School of Mines
Metallurgy

Robert L. Peaslee Brazing Scholarship
Ian Thompson
LeTourneau University
Materials Joining Engineering

William A. Rice Family, Women in Welding Scholarship
Ashlyn Childs
Ferris State University
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

Emily Flitcraft
The Ohio State University
Welding Engineering

Lindsay Nye
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

John M. Stropki Scholarship
Tam Nguyen-Huynh
The Ohio State University
Engineering

Jordan Perrin
University of Cincinnati
Mechanical Engineering

Gregory Smith
Weber State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Michael Sorine
The Ohio State University
Chemical Engineering


$4,000 - $4,500 Scholarships


D. Fred & Marian L. Bovie Scholarship
Ryan McGuire
The Ohio State University
Welding Engineering

Robert & Annette Pali Scholarship
Ian Reiman
LeTourneau University
Materials Joining Engineering


$2,800 - $3,500 Scholarships


Jack R. Barckhoff Welding Management Scholarship
Brian Favier
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Robert Watson
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Donald J. Beneteau Scholarship
Jonathan Scheidhauer
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

Barbara and Richard Couch Hypertherm Scholarship
Tyler Kleinsasser
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Civil Engineering

Zachary Sanders
Brigham Young University-Idaho
Welding Engineering Technology

Elizabeth Fray Women in Welding Scholarship
Barb LeGeyt
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

Daniella Morris
The Ohio State University
Welding Engineering

Tom Landon Scholarship
Samantha Hilarides
LeTourneau University
Materials Joining Engineering

Cole Hochdorf
LeTourneau University
Materials Joining Engineering

Joseph Kleindienst
LeTourneau University
Materials Joining Engineering

Carson Sherk
LeTourneau University
Materials Joining Engineering Technology

John C. Lincoln Memorial Scholarship
Griffin Goldenbagen
The Ohio State University
Welding Engineering

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. Scholarship
Christian Megna
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Justin Wolfram
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Past Presidents Scholarship
Michael Miller
LeTourneau University
Materials Joining Engineering Technology

Resistance Welding Manufacturing Alliance Scholarship
Steven Thoresen Jr
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Richard J. Seif National Scholarship
Trevor Hofman
Michigan State University
Mechanical Engineering


$2,000 - $2,500 Scholarships


Howard E. & Wilma J. Adkins Memorial Scholarship
Alex Draheim
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Airgas - Jerry Baker Scholarship
Nolan Nowak
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Airgas - Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship
Henry Rugama
Brigham Young University-Idaho
Welding Engineering Technology

Air Products Women of Gases and Welding Scholarship
Maria Cantin
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

Arsham Amirikian Engineering Scholarship
Jesse Pagtalunan
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Jack R. Barckhoff Welding Management Scholarship
Troy Bearden
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Caleb Llaneza
The Ohio State University
Welding Engineering

D. Fred & Marian L. Bovie - Technical Scholarship
Devon Berrios
Southeast Technical Institute
Mechanical Engineering

Danielle MacConnell
Manchester Community College
Welding

Edward J. Brady Memorial Scholarship
Gabriel Stein
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

Nancy & Barry Carlson Scholarship
Matthew Clark
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Jack and Jo Dammann Technical Scholarship
Ryan Gray
Hill College
Welding

John Deere and Company Scholarship
Leah Clifton
LeTourneau University
Materials Joining Engineering

Stephen Quaglieri
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Mechanical Engineering Technology

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products Scholarship
Dawson King
Florence Darlington Technical College
General Technology

William F. Fray Welding Scholarship
Jessica Considine
Schoolcraft College
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

Grayson Phillips
Wallace State Community College
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

Donald F. Hastings Scholarship
Bryan Lara
The Ohio State University
Engineering

Donald and Shirley Hastings Scholarship
Beau Bennett
Weber State University
Manufacturing Engineering Technology

William B. Howell Memorial Scholarship
Matthew Pape
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

Art Kleppen - CK Worldwide Scholarship
John McKibben
Long Beach City College
Welding

Ramiro Tarango
Hill College
Welding

Matsuo Bridge Co. Ltd. Of Japan Scholarship
Alec Jobbins
University of California-Berkeley
Mechanical Engineering

Glenn W. Oyler Memorial Technical Scholarship
Colin Edmonds
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology

Timothy Nice
Central New Mexico Community College
Welding

Praxair International Scholarship
John Rappette
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Resistance Welding Manufacturers Alliance Scholarship
Sean Walkowski
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

John M. Stropki STEM Educator Scholarship
Jeremiah Harmon
Fort Hays State University
Education/Teaching

Samuel and Joann Thomas Scholarship
Jacob Florence
Weber State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Victor Technologies Scholarship
Shane Goslin
LeTourneau University
Materials Joining Engineering

Taylor Schroeder
Montana Tech of the University of Montana
Welding Engineering Technology

Robert W. White, Sr. Scholarship
Keagan Cottick
Ferris State University
Welding Engineering Technology

Ron Whitman Scholarship
Ryan Fitzgerald
LeTourneau University
Materials Joining Engineering


AWS International Scholarship
Ahmad Aufa
University of Indonesia
Metallurgy and Materials Engineering


AWS National Educator Scholarships


William Kielhorn Educator Scholarship
Eric Pope
Northern Arizona University
Education/Teaching

Tim Turner Educator Scholarship
Sarah Walker
Ferris State University
Education/Teaching

Earl C. Lipphardt Educator Scholarship
Jeremiah Harmon
Fort Hays State University
Education/Teaching

Jackson Safety Educator Scholarship
Kiersten Dutenhaver
The Ohio State University
Welding Engineering

2018-19 District Scholarships

District 1
Noah Champagne – New England Institute of Technology
Zack Dion – Advanced Welding Institute
Zachary Holbrook – Main Maritime Academy
Barb LeGeyt – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Jonathan Locke – Wentworth Institute of Technology
Danielle MacConnell – Manchester Community College
Micah Morin – Eastern Maine Community College
Daniel Nourse – New England Institute of Technology

District 2
Robert Akkala – Pittsburgh Technical Institute
Daniel Filippelli – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Zachary Lewis – Southern Arkansas University
Samuel Payne – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Cole Smith – Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

District 3
Caleb Ginder – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Joelle Perelli – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Jonathan Scheidhauer – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Cody Snyder – Pennsylvania College of Technology

District 4
Ryan Baugh – Wayne Community College
Joshua Knight – Blue Ridge Community College
Dylan Rollins – Byers Technical Institute
Alexander Vereen – Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Hannah Wolfe – Virginia Western Community College

District 5
Brendan Asaff – Tulsa Welding School
TraVonta DuBois – Tulsa Welding School
Ronald Kaisen – Tulsa Welding School
Jeffrey Lowe – Valencia Community College
Nathaniel Newberry – Tulsa Welding School
James Price – Arclabs Welding School
Jeremy Thomas – Tulsa Welding School
Andrew Trees – Valencia Community College
JeAnn Will – Hillsborough Community College

District 6
Jacob Bailey – Ohio Technical College
Jacob Kachmar – Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center
Hannah Lukeman – Ohio Technical College
Ian Reiman – LeTourneau University

District 7
Drew Berkbigler – Hobart Institute of Welding Technology
Jared Conn – Hobart Institute of Welding Technology
Corey Cox – The Ohio State University
James Demas-Moore – Hobart Institute of Welding Technology
Colin Edmonds – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Caleb Llaneza – The Ohio State University
Joseph Meyer – Gateway Community and Technical College
Tyler Tamski – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Jacob Wildofsky – The Ohio State University
David Zielinski – The Ohio State University

District 8
Aran Cedillo – Wallace State Community College
James French – Chattanooga State Technical Community College
Fred Gamblin – Wallace State Community College
Jared Genco – Tennessee College of Applied Technology
Ezequiel Gonzalez – Northwest Shoals Community College
Joseph Harris – Wallace State Community College
Chris Herrera – Wallace State Community College
Stephen Hollars – Somerset Community College
Brad Jett – Jefferson State Community College
Jason Kent – Hobart Institute of Welding Technology
Halona Kirby – Austin Peay State University
Dusty Madewell – Tennessee College of Applied Technology
Ivan Marchant Adame – Northwest Shoals Community College
Isaac Wilson – Wallace State Community College

District 9
Christian Capps – Shelton State Community College
Charles Conner – Wallace Community College
Kolton Lehman – University of South Alabama
Nick McGlynn – Hobart Institute of Welding Technology
Julian McIntyre – Auburn University
Sean Robertson – Georgia Southern University
Austin Schmittler – Tom P. Haney Technical College
Dorian Simpson – Reid State Technical College
Cedric Ward – Central Louisiana Technical Community College

District 10
Jeremy Carlson – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Benjamin Middleton – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Jonathan Scheidhauer – Pennsylvania College of Technology
Erick Speer – Gannon University
Gabriel Stein – Pennsylvania College of Technology

District 11
Maria Cantin – Pennsylvania College of Technology
John Rappette – Ferris State University
August Schmiedeknecht – Ferris State University
Sean Walkowski – Ferris State University
Robert Watson – Ferris State University
Justin Wolfram – Ferris State University

District 12
Alex Draheim –  Ferris State University
Taylor Gregory Hau – Ferris State University
Margaret Koeppel – Milwaukee Area Technical College
Gabe C. Meyer – Ferris State University
Benjamin C. Morris – Ferris State University
Stephen Carl Quaglieri – University of Wisconsin
John Rappette – Ferris State University

District 13
Tina Elizabeth Clucas – Rock Valley College
Brandon Paul Griffith – LeTourneau University
Thomas Limberis – Elgin Community College
Cassandra Machen – Ferris State University
Christian Megna – Ferris State University
Erin Michele Meyers – Moraine Valley Community College
Keynan Blake VanMeter – Missouri Welding Institute
Hunter Euegen Zobrist – Illinois Central College

District 14
Davina Cunningham – Vatterott College
Andrew Eickmeier – Vatterott College
Brian James Favier – Ferris State University
Alex Orberson – Tulsa Welding School
Jatelix Rhodes – Vatterott College
Ian Schwander – Southwestern Illinois College
Kira Kay Whitwell – Kentucky Welding Institute

District 15
Kora June Brenny – Dunwoody College of Technology
Ethan Hauk Dahl – Iowa Central Community College
Matthew Devin Dusek – Bismarck State College
Luke Lee Groskreutz – Advanced Welding Institute
Tyler John Koch – Mesabi Range Community and Technical College
Stephen Carl Quaglieri – University of Wisconsin
Benjamin Thomas Soukup – Central Lakes College
Collin Patrick Weidauer – Missouri Welding Institute
Caleb James Williams – Advanced Welding Institute

District 16
Devon Wayne Berrios – Southeast Technical Institute
Mitchell R. Camilletti – Brigham Young University
Ryan Fitzgerald – LeTourneau University
Samuel P. Haines – Southeast Community College
Tyler A. Kleinsasser – South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Kayden High Licking – Central Community College
Amanda Momo Marie Llanes – Des Moines Area Community College

District 17
Joel Isaac Beckham –  LeTourneau University
Kaleb Daniel Gabbert – LeTourneau University
Ryan Christopher Gray – Hill College
Michael David Miller – LeTourneau University
Ian Thompson – LeTourneau University

District 18
Jasper Acosta, Jr. – New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
Cody Bowman – LeTourneau University
Mike Angel Cisneros – New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
Sabrina Deann Cline – Lamar Institute of Technology
Jorge Rojas – New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
Joshua Rupert – LeTourneau University
Tanner Layne Sorrells – Tulsa Welding School
Kobie Stephens – Tulsa Welding School
Tommy Dean Tate – Lamar Institute of Technology
Bobby Tijerina – South Texas Vocational Technical Institute
Zachary Zeno Zermeno – Texas State Technical College

District 19
Karsten M. Anderson – Colorado School of Mines
Sadie Irene Frantzich – North Idaho College
Ryan McGuire – The Ohio State University
Philip Schmidt – Montana Tech of the University of Montana
Elizabeth Cornett Willson – Brigham Young University

District 20
Jacob Jones Holmquist – Brigham Young University
Adrian Michael Montoya – Central New Mexico Community College
Gabriel Ray Montoya  – Central New Mexico Community College
Ian Thompson – LeTourneau University
Emilio Andrew Torres – Pikes Peak Community College
Craig Martin Trammelle – University of Montana-Helena College of Technology
Colby Winchester – Casper College
Cassandra Wisser – College of Western Idaho
Steven Zachary Zamantakis – Weber State University

District 21
Shane Garrett Goslin – LeTourneau University
Bryan E. Lara   – The Ohio State University
Aaron Justin Moore – The Ohio State University
Carson William Sherk – LeTourneau University

District 22
Ryan O. Boyd – American River College
Michael Cajucom – American River College
Nicholas Fucci – Sierra College
Michael James Lawrence – Universal Technical Institute of Arizona
Chris Messier – American River College
Timothy Albert Miller – University of Nevada-Reno
Brier Scott – American River College
Roseanna E. Smith – College of the Sequoias

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