Cancer Survivors Awarded Scholarships in Kentucky

The Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society is pleased to announce that 223 young cancer survivors have each been awarded a $1,000 college scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year. Forty-one of those recipients are from Kentucky.

Scholarships were awarded based on financial need, leadership, academic achievement and community service. To be eligible, candidates must be under 25, have had a cancer diagnosis before age 21 and be a Mid-South resident. Students must also have a GPA of at least 2.5 and been accepted to an accredited school.

Nicole Marie Armes, Shelbyville
Teresa S. Barberena, Lexington
Patrick Barsotti, Danville
Aaron Benz, Louisville
Jessica Bivens, Shepherdsville
Brittany Botkin, Villa Hills
Richard Bowen, Florence
Caroline Helene Burkhardt, Nicholasville
Matthew Allen Caldwell, London
Mary Jameson Deibel, Louisville
Bridget Dempsey, Harlan
Ashley Ellingon, Lynch
Samantha Gail Franke, Shepherdsville
Lisa Gibson, Mallie
Michael Quinton Gindele, Silver Grove
Kelly Gleason, Owensboro
Dakota Graves, Smithfield
Ross Hall, Bardstown
Nicholas Harper, Louisville
Carrie Himmelhaver, Harned
Margo Allison Ranae Hunt, Stanville
Wil K. Jackson, Morganfield
Matthew Joseph Klein, Villa Hills
Meghan Lambrich-Brigance, Owensboro
Daniel Logan McGary, Madisonville
Audrea L. Melton, Providence
Ethan Harold Misleh, Louisville
Sydney Michelle Otis, Edgewood
Elizabeth Pawley, Cecilia
Courtney Brianne Phillips, Pikeville
Hannah Ryan, Ft. Thomas
Donald Wayne Schwaniger, Jr., Louisville
Erica Nicole Shelley, Louisville
Tasha Stanfield, Evarts
Amy Stewart, Ashland
Kelsey Rae Thompson, Marion
Lauren VanMeter, Campbellsville
Susan Wease, Upton
Laura Wells, Waddy
Dena Anne Williams, Campton
Hannah M. Wynstra, Mayfield


Additionally, three of those recipients are from Indiana.

Brandon Michael Farias, Greenville
Kameron Johnson, Jeffersonville
Juliana Smith, Charlestown