2016-2017 Alumni Scholarship Recipients Announced

The East Carolina Alumni Association is proud to announce the 2016-2017 Alumni Scholarship recipients. This year, 20 recipients will be awarded a total of $37,500.

Since 2005, the alumni association has awarded 252 scholarships totaling nearly $350,000. Alumni Scholarships are given to full-time undergraduates at East Carolina University who demonstrate leadership, volunteer service, and academic excellence.Each spring, the alumni association awards approximately 25 scholarships in amounts of $1,000 to $2,500 for the following academic year.

Alumni Scholarships are funded by proceeds from the association’s ECU Alumni Scholarship Classic golf tournament each fall and the Pirate Alumni Road Race and Fun Run each spring, as well as generous donations from alumni and friends. You can support the Alumni Scholarship program by running in or volunteering for our road race on Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 a.m. You can also donate online by clicking here.

Read more about the recipients at PirateAlumni.com/2016Scholars.

2016-2017 Alumni Scholarship Recipients
Italics indicate a repeat Alumni Scholarship recipient.

East Carolina Alumni Association Scholarship ($2,500)

  • Julia Horiates of Holly Ridge, NC; biology and English double major
  • Kirsti Robertson of Charlotte, NC; nutrition and dietetics major
  • Emma Shirley of Raleigh, NC; exercise physiology major

East Carolina Alumni Association Scholarship in memory of Yvonne Pearce ’82 ($2,500)

  • Aenia Amin of Greensboro, NC; multidisciplinary studies and Hispanic studies double major

East Carolina Alumni Association Scholarship in memory of Harry Stubbs ’74, ’77 ($2,500)

  • Mira Sampath of Greensboro, NC; multidisciplinary studies major

East Carolina Teachers College (ECTC) Scholarship ($2,500)

  • Annaliese Gillette of Winterville, NC; hospitality management major
  • Hannah Powell of Reidsville, NC; intended marketing major

Golden Alumni Scholarship ($2,500)

  • Karsyn Tall of Harrisburg, NC; nutrition and dietetics major
  • Timothy Woodward of Greenville, NC; exercise physiology major

Mary Jo Outland Baugh ’55 Alumni Scholarship ($2,500)

  • Darcy Dupree of Raleigh, NC; nursing major

Megan Grace Lavinder Memorial Scholaship ($2,500)

  • Kristin Messina of Saint James, NY; rehabilitation services major

David ’75 & Gail Englert Scholarship ($2,000)

  • Hope Steffens of La Plata, MD; theatre arts and history double major

Donald Y. Leggett ’58, ’62 Alumni Scholarship ($1,000)

  • Emily Coats of Wake Forest, NC; nursing major
  • Christina Nino of Clayton, NC; nursing major
  • Justin Safin of Mooresville, NC; biology and chemistry double major

New York Metro Scholarship ($1,000)

  • Catherine Clark of Totowa, NJ; intended management major

Pitt County Chapter Scholarship ($1,000)

  • Zachary Elliot of Winterville ,NC; intended public health studies and multidisciplinary studies double major

Tidewater Virginia Alumni Chapter Scholarship ($1,000)

  • Katie Brown of Chesapeake VA; engineering major
  • Claudette Robinson of Chesapeake, VA; intended public health studies major

Washington/Metro Alumni Scholarship ($1,000)

  • Sara Carlin of Fairfax Station, VA; hospitality management major


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