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H-B Woodlawn Special Scholarships

H-B Woodlawn Special Scholarships

 
Each year, H-B Woodlawn rewards scholarships in recognition of former staff memebers:  Ray Anderson, Judy Mayeux and Pat Reiley.  These are unfunded scholarships, donations to the scholarship fund are appreciated.

Seniors who do a lot of public service, care about others, and “represent” HBW well are nominated.  Town Meeting approves the scholarship committee, made up of interested teachers, who determine the recipients for our three scholarships. 
 The scholarship recipients will be announced at graduation.

Pat Reiley Scholarship

Background
Pat Reiley was a Math teacher who died unexpectedly while running a marathon.  He was a good representative of the H-B Woodlawn culture.  He was friendly, warm, outgoing and a great supporter of students.  This scholarship is given in his memory. 

Criteria

•    Active service in helping people
•    Willingness to fight for the underdog
•    An acceptance of all kinds of people

Recipients:

Susan Votaw, ‘81
Daryl Lucas, ‘82
Maripat Mecalf, ‘82
Charlie LaForest, ‘83
Carrie Cagle, ‘84
Jessica Dubin, ‘84
Cyrus Khambatta, ‘85
Andy Miller, ‘85
Becky Wiseman, ‘85
Shannon Legg, ‘87
Eric Lyon, ‘87
Lila Kerns, ‘88
Linda Neher, ‘88
Eustaquia Chacon, ‘89
Hope Overholt, ‘89
Ellen Briggs, ‘90
Do Yi, ‘90
Jimmy Overholt, ‘91
Margaret Rogers, ‘91
David Soles, ‘92
Lisa Roschke, ‘93
Jeanne Bott, ‘94
Jenny Goldschmidt, ‘95
Kandiss Waddy, ‘95
Hong Nguyen, ‘96
Amanda Gibbon, ‘97
Chaya Wilson, ‘97
April Nettles, ‘98
Kenneth Nguyen, ‘98
Katy Brosius, ‘99
Angela Veizaga, ‘01
Alexa Clay, ‘02
Haroon Rasheed, ‘02
Molly Hirsch, ‘03
Brett Schaffer, ‘03
Robin Brown, ‘04
Emily Higgs, ‘04
Sophie Crawford-Brown, ‘05
Mauricio Ramirez, ‘06
David George, ‘06
Liz McAlister, ‘07
Jamie Barr, ‘08
Sarah Sneed, '09
Caitlin Levine, '10 
Emerson Sieverts, '11
Elvis Yapura, '12 


Judy Mayeux Scholarship


Background

Judy was a well-loved librarian at HBW for nearly 30 years.  She died in 2000 after a long battle with breast cancer.  A published poet, she was a special friend to countless numbers of students and staff.  This scholarship is given in her memory. 

Criteria

•    Skilled in Creative Writing
•    Kind, caring, unbiased, and a good listener
•    Looks out for others, particularly the overlooked
•    Active service in the larger community


Recipients:

Mark Walker, ‘01

Cecilia Cackley, 02
Jessica Uze, ‘03
Nora Skelly, ‘04
Margaret Sessa-Hawkins, ‘04
Marie Troutman, ‘05
Lena Moses-Schmitt, ‘06
Alicia Johnston, ‘07
Alexandra Staeben, ‘08
Teresa Xie, ‘08
Annie Mellan, '09
Bennett Walls, '10 
          Molly Norrbom, '11 
          Lisa Crosswell, '12
          Cassandra Paris, '13
          Ariana Chaivaranon, '14
          Amanda Hayes, '15 

Ray Anderson Scholarship

Background

Ray was one of the original founders of the Woodlawn Program.  He served as the Head Teacher at the school until it merged with Hoffman-Boston in 1978, and a year after the merger, he became the Principal of the “H-B Woodlawn Program”.  It was a position he would hold for the next 25 years.  Ray retired in 2004 to tremendous accolades for his service to the program and for his well-respected role in the community.  Ray was considered to be a friend to many at the school, and a tireless advocate of the rights of the individual.  This scholarship is given in his honor.

Criteria

•    Regularly attend Town Meeting
•    Regularly serve as TM Chair or Secretary
•    Participate in a local, state or national political campaign
•    Participate in an advocacy group supporting measures which recognize and advance a belief in the inherent worth and dignity of all persons
•    Work to bring about progressive change within H-B Woodlawn in the areas of curriculum or student power
•    Exemplify in life activities the goals of students self-knowledge and student empowerment

Recipients:

Andrea Rivera, '05 (as the "Alumni" Scholarship)
David Gibbs, ‘06
Kristen Koopman, ‘07
Michael Gibbs, ‘08
Rachel Hortman, '09
Ben Hubbert, '10 

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