Xavier Announces Recipients of Top Scholarships

St. Francis Xavier and Community Engaged Fellows from 9 states | May 17, 2010

Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH has announced the ten recipients of its St. Francis Xavier scholarship and the ten recipients of Community Engaged Fellowships.

The full-tuition, four-year St. Francis Xavier scholarship is awarded annually to just ten incoming first-year students with exceptional academic achievement and outstanding leadership involvement in their community and/or school. For 2010-2011, the recipients are:

(01843) Gregory Hartman of Lawrence, MA is the son of Thomas & Judy Hartman. He will graduate from St. John’s Preparatory School and has not yet selected a major at Xavier.

(25705) Michael Petrany of Huntington, WV is the son of Stephen & Nancy-Ann Petrany. He will graduate from home schooling and plans to major in biology at Xavier.

(40299) Travis Fiechter of Louisville is the son of Terri & David Fiechter. He will graduate from St. Xavier High School of Louisville and plans to enter Xavier’s University Scholars honors program and major in political science.

(43221) Michael Walters of Columbus is the son of Marilena & Robert Walters. He will graduate from Bishop Watterson High School of Louisville and plans to major in biology at Xavier.

(44149) Joan Moser of Strongsville, OH is the daughter of Lisa & Gregory Moser. She will graduate from Strongsville Senior High School and plans to major in psychology at Xavier.

(45177) Timothy Holliday of Wilmington is the son of Susan & Kenneth Holliday. He will graduate from Wilmington High School and has not yet selected a major at Xavier.

(45230) Elizabeth Rahner of Cincinnati is the daughter of Patricia Powers & David Rahner. She will graduate from Clark Montessori High School and plans to major in nursing at Xavier.

(45244) Ian Bentley of Cincinnati is the son of Sheena & Stephen Bentley. He will graduate from Turpin High School and plans to major in natural sciences at Xavier.

(45845) Jacob Stephens of Fort Loramie, OH is the son of Tammy & Lloyd Stephens. He will graduate from Fort Loramie High School and plans to major in natural sciences at Xavier.

(47022) Nicholas Scheper of Guilford, IN is the son of William & Jennifer Scheper. He will graduate from St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati and plans to major in natural sciences at Xavier.

Xavier’s four-year Community Engaged Fellowship, valued at $18,000 annually, goes to ten incoming first-year students with demonstrated extraordinary leadership or initiative in community service, with high academic achievement. Fellows are involved in diverse, hands-on community opportunities throughout the Cincinnati region drawing upon principles of social justice, community building and public policy. They are guided by faculty and community engagement professionals. Students must demonstrate interest in social issues; a passion for social justice; initiative in responding to community conditions; leadership in inspiring others to action; a collaborative work style; and a willingness to take risks in order to learn more. The 2010-2011 recipients are:

(13104) Julia Magley of Manlius, NY is the daughter of Susan Clancy-Magley & Michael Magley. She will graduate from Fayetteville-Manlius High School and plans to major in business at Xavier.

(20817) Caroline Lee of Bethesda, MD is the daughter of Tommie & Kelli Lee. She will graduate from Stone Ridge Country Day School and plans to major in biology at Xavier.

(40023) Emily Beaven of Fisherville, KY is the daughter of Walter & Jennifer Beaven. She will graduate from Sacred Heart Academy and plans to major in psychology at Xavier.

(44107) Sarah Speice of Lakewood, OH is the daughter of Kelly & John Speice. She will graduate from Lakewood High School and plans to major in advertising at Xavier.

(44212) Olivia Stanley of Brunswick, OH is the daughter of Colleen & Glenn Stanley. She will graduate from Brunswick High School and plans to major in international business at Xavier.

(45239) Kelly Schmidt of Cincinnati is the daughter of Marypat & Michael Schmidt. She will graduate from McAuley High School and plans to enter the Honors Bachelor of Arts program and major in history at Xavier.

(45242) Emily Boutilier of Cincinnati is the daughter of Donna & Glenn Boutilier. She will graduate from Sycamore High School and plans to major in art at Xavier.

(45242) Meghan Marth of Cincinnati is the daughter of Thomas & Kristi Marth. She will graduate from Sycamore High School and plans to major in business at Xavier.

(48197) Darnell Miller of Ypsilanti is the son of Darnell & Ever Miller. He will graduate from University of Detroit Jesuit High School and plans to major in applied chemistry at Xavier.

(80907) Alexander Cipoletti of Colorado Springs is the son of Christopher & Mary Beth Cipoletti. He will graduate from William J. Palmer High School and plans to enter Xavier’s Philosophy, Politics and the Public honors program.