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Reverend Carl J. Fives Alumni Scholarship Recipients

Nicolasa Chavez

Nicolasa Chavez

"Thank you for giving me this chance to complete my senior year at Mount St. Mary's University, so that I can fulfill my childhood dream of becoming a teacher. It is a blessing to be able to say that soon my dream will be a reality."

Major: Secondary Education-Social Studies
Hometown: Washington, D.C.

Ashley Crosby

Ashley Crosby

"This scholarship not only alleviates a financial burden this year, but also counts as a vote of confidence that I have and will continue to achieve great things in the future."

Major: Biology
Hometown: Prince George's County, Md.

Brenda Cuello

Brenda Cuello

"With a dual certification in Special Education with this degree along with all the experiences I have gained at the Mount I hope to make a difference in the lives of struggling students."

Major: Elementary Education Dual Certification Special Education
Hometown: Silver Spring, Md.

Rachel Baranoski

Rachel Baranoski

"I can now walk across the stage to receive my degree in Mathematics with certification in Secondary Education with every person that has come to be a part of my Mount family."

Major: Mathematics with a certification in Secondary Education
Hometown: Pasadena, Md.

Jennifer McSparron

Jennifer McSparron

"During my senior year and after I graduate I hope to continue to give back to the Mount and to my own community of Hancock, MD. Hopefully one day I will be able to serve my university as an alumnus like many of you."

Major: Fine Art, Visual Art and Psychology
Hometown: Hancock, Md.

Jeremy Zazegar

Jeremy Sazegar

"It is my goal in life to unite as many people as possible; I am a man of peace and love."

Major: Accounting and Economics, Double Major
Hometown: Germantown, Md.

Chapter Recipents

Baltimore Chapter Recipient


Samantha Deangler

"To receive such a significant award not only makes my family and I proud, but it also eases the financial burden my family has been facing. It gives me great pride that I am able to help my family through my own academic abilities as well as my community involvement. To financially contribute to my education based on my own merit will motivate me to continue to work towards my success at the Mount.

I cannot say enough how grateful I am to be a recipient of this prestigious scholarship. I will work hard to represent this program in my schoolwork along with my involvement in the Mount community."

Connecticut Chapter Recipient

Raven Andrews

"I would like to whole heartedly thank the Connecticut Alumni Scholarship committee for considering my application and declaring me the 2011 recipient. I was ecstatic the day I received the news and am still in awe at what a blessing the scholarship is to me. The timing was impeccable given the fact that I will be heading to Dublin, Ireland this upcoming semester. I'm very excited for my experience abroad and because of this reward it will be exceedingly better. Thank you so much for such a great opportunity to expand my horizons."

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