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Scholarship Recipients

 

Congratulations to our six 2017-2018 WTS Greater Chicago Area Chapter scholarship recipients! 

 

Headshot_Mirela_TumbevaThe Helene M. Overly Graduate Scholarship in the amount of $4,000 is being awarded to Mirela Tumbeva.  Mirela is pursuing a PhD degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Notre Dame where she is researching modular construction in accelerate bridge construction approaches.  She anticipates completing her PhD in Spring 2019.

 

Headshot_Maux_SullivanThe Diane Woodend Jones Leadership Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 is being awarded to Maux Sullivan. Maux is pursuing a Master’s degree in Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois, Chicago where she is studying mobility and accessibility in transportation planning.  She anticipates completing her graduate studies in Spring 2018.

 

 

Headshot_Cassandra_Reineke-RyskiewiczThe Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 is being awarded to Cassandra Reineke-Ryskiewicsz.  Cassandra is enrolled in a co-terminal program at Illinois Institute of Technology, and is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Engineering in Transportation.  She anticipates completing her studies in Spring 2019.

 

 

Headshot_Holly_ManternachThe Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduates in the amount of $2,000 is being awarded to Holly Manternach.  Holly is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering at Iowa State University.  She anticipates completing her undergraduate studies in Spring 2019.

 

 

Headshot_Illyana_PradoThe Transportation YOU High School Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is being awarded to Illyana Prado.  Illyana is currently enrolled at Marie Sklodowska Curie Metropolitan High School and hopes to study biomedical engineering in college.

 

Headshot_Weixi_LiThe President’s Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is being awarded to Weixi Li.  Weixi is pursuing a Master's degree in Civil Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she is researching railroad safety. She anticipates completing her graduate studies in Spring 2018.

Past Scholarship Recipients

2016-2017

Recipient School Scholarship
Yao Wang University of Notre Dame Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate
Emily Navarrete University of Illinois, Chicago Diane Woodend Jones Leadership Legacy Graduate
Gatlyn Ligon Purdue University Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate
Glenna Lovig Iowa State University Molitoris Leadership Undergraduate
Theresa Wilcoski Northside College Prep Transportation YOU High School
Ellen Nightingale Iowa State University President’s Scholarship
 

2015-2016

Recipient School Scholarship
Ye Sun University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate
V. Dimitra Pyrialakou Purdue University Beverly Swaim Staley Leadership Legacy Graduate
Rochelle Starrett Iowa State University Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate
Megan Ley Purdue University Molitoris Leadership Undergraduate
Ilena Banks Simpson Academy for Young Women Transportation YOU High School

2014-2015

Recipient School Scholarship
Sam Chadwick University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate
Eleni Bardaka Purdue University Beverly Swaim Staley Leadership Legacy Graduate
Ruoyun Huang Purdue University Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate
Molly McCormick Northwestern University Molitoris Leadership Undergraduate
Denise Julian Dawson Technical Institute Junior College Scholarship
Veronica Morissette Kings College Prep High School Transportation YOU High School

2013-2014

Recipient School Scholarship
Yundi Huang Iowa State University Dana Hook Leadership Legacy Graduate
Rebekah Yang University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate
Javzan Gantumur University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Molitoris Leadership Undergraduate
Angelene Dascanio University of Notre Dame Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergaduate

 

2012-2013

Recipient School Scholarship
Angeli Mariz Gamez University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate
Suriyapriya Vallamsundar University of Illinois, Chicago Dana Hook Leadership Legacy Graduate
Dekirya Love Purdue University Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergaduate

 

2011-2012

Recipient  School Scholarship
Meredith Klekotka University of Illinois, Chicago Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate
Brittani Russell Notre Dame University Dana Hook Leadership Legacy Graduate
Jaclyn Wareham College of DuPage Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergaduate
Kara Komp University of Illinois, Chicago Louise Moritz Molitoris Undergraduate Leadership

 

2010-2011

Recipient School Scholarship
Caitlin Cottrill University of Illinois, Chicago Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate
Charlotte Frei Northwestern University Dana Hook Leadership Legacy Graduate
April Muller University of Illinois, Chicago Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergaduate

 

2009-2010

Recipient School Scholarship
Minyan Ruan University of Illinois, Chicago Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate
Lauren Vala Purdue University Dana Hook Leadership Legacy Graduate
Laura Divel Notre Dame University Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergaduate
Alyssa Peno Purdue University Molitoris Leadership Undergraduate 

 

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