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Meet Our Scholars.

We are proud of our 2021 scholarship recipients. We have an incredible group of women to celebrate this year! Over the past eight years we have awarded over $125,000 to young women from the Greater Rochester area! Congratulations to all of these brilliant winners. The application process includes an individual application summarizing their Greek, campus and community involvement, work experience, short auto-biography, two letters of recommendation and their transcript.

To learn more about these women, continue reading, but also watch the video that includes excerpts from the women themselves! video

Allyson Brunell – Pi Beta Phi – University of Vermont
Allyson is a senior studying Health Sciences with a minor in Business Administration and Nutrition and Food Sciences.  She will be starting a graduate program in Healthcare Administration this fall.  Allyson served on her chapter’s Policy and Standards Board and joined Rho Lambda, a National Sorority Leadership Recognition Society.  She also participated in campus clubs and volunteer groups including being secretary of the Biomedical and Health Science Club.  Allyson hopes to use her education to help keep people healthy and improve the healthcare system.

Brunell (center)
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Tyne Bechtoldt – Zeta Tau Alpha – Rochester Institute of Technology
Tyne is a junior majoring in Industrial Design with a minor in Entrepreneurship.  She has served her chapter as Vice President of Membership, Director of Wellness and Recreation, and Director of Sisterhood.  Tyne played varsity lacrosse, is involved in numerous campus clubs, and works part time as a UX/UI Web and Mobile Designer.  Tyne wants to design and build websites and apps and enjoys working with startups.

I’m honored to be a member of the Panhellenic community and will uphold the values I learned close to my heart.

Ally Brunell, Pi Beta Phi

Marguerite Curtis – Gamma Phi Beta – University of Rochester
Marguerite is a junior with a double major in Public Health and Spanish, with a focus on Community-Engaged Scholarship.  She has earned a earned a Certificate of Achievement in Community-Engaged Learning, which involved completing 100 community service hours and 2 seminars.  In her chapter, she has served as Community Service Chairwoman, Parliamentarian, and Crescent Correspondent.  Marguerite has a passion for maternal and child health and advocating for marginalized communities.

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Morgan Gillespie – Gamma Phi Beta – University of Rochester
Morgan is a sophomore majoring in Political Science with minors in Mathematics and Legal Studies.  She served as the Panhellenic Affairs Vice President for her chapter and is currently the Membership Vice President, COB Chairwoman, and a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.  Morgan is also on the campus Mock Trial team serving as Assistant Director and a member of the Pre-Law society, among other clubs.  Her goal is to attend law school and become an attorney.

Jordynn Huckabone – Alpha Sigma Alpha – Rochester Institute of Technology
Jordynn is a junior in a BS/MS program studying Environmental Sustainability Health and Safety with a minor in Business Administration.  She has held many positions within her chapter including Vice President of Membership Education, Treasurer, Parliamentarian, Standards Board chair and Purchasing chair.  Jordynn has also been a Residence Advisor, a cheerleader, and established the RIT chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals.  Jordynn has future goals of becoming a Certified Safety Professional and pursuing an MBA.

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Amanda Sanko – Pi Beta Phi – Clemson University
Amanda is a sophomore studying Biological Sciences.  She is an Angel Advisor, educating and mentoring new chapter members and is a member of the Initiation Committee.   She also participates in residence life on the Community Council and several volunteer organizations including a Community Health Hub which is building a community garden.  Amanda’s future goal is to attend medical school.

Annually we award scholarships to young women who are exemplary members of their sorority and Panhellenic community.  All women who will be enrolled in school during the following school year and either live or attend school in the 146_, 145_, or 144_ zip codes are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.  Typically we award 1-3 scholarships at our annual Spring Luncheon. This money is awarded directly to the winner upon her enrollment in the school year.  It may be used for any school expenses including but not limited to tuition, books, dues, or food.

For more information on our scholarships or if you would like an application please email info@rapanhellenic.org