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The Nancy Engebretson Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Nancy Engebretson Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Nancy Engebretson Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of veteran newspaper photographer and Phoenix native Nancy Engebretson. The award is given to a student in at least his or her third semester of coursework in photojournalism who is...

The Rick Oehme Memorial Scholarship

The Rick Oehme Memorial Scholarship

During his professional journey, Rick found his way to Vice President of Technical Services for USAirways through an unconventional path. After graduating from Palatine High School in 1980, he attended Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL. and...

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Tri-City Cardiology Scholarship Fund

Each of the 23 board-certified physicians on staff at Tri-City Cardiology Consultants, PC, is dedicated to bringing only the best cardiology and vascular care to their patients in the Phoenix Metro area. Each one is a leader in his or her field; many earning the...

Valle del Sol's Rosa Carrillo Torres Memorial Scholarship

Valle del Sol's Rosa Carrillo Torres Memorial Scholarship

Valle del Sol’s Rosa Carrillo Torres Memorial Scholarship was established by the Valle del Sol organization to provide support for students of Hispanic heritage who are the first generation in their family planning to pursue a secondary education. Rosa was an ardent...

Vanita A. Schwenn Scholarship Fund

Vanita A. Schwenn Scholarship Fund

Vanita Alberta Schwenn (Nita), (Jan. 4, 1927 – Dec. 26, 2011) was the third of seven children born to Charles Coleman and Esther Lee Jones. She was born outside of the very small community of Coleman in rural southeastern Oklahoma. Nita grew up during the Great...

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Vicki Piña Scholarship Fund

Vicki Piña grew up in Nogales, Arizona, in a large, loving Lebanese family, and learned the value of hard work, perseverance, and strong family values. She attended the University of Arizona, married and had a daughter (Jennifer) and eventually became the owner of a...

Walter Keith Irwin Memorial Scholarship Fund

Walter Keith Irwin Memorial Scholarship Fund

Walter Keith Irwin- He was born in Oelwein, Iowa on 17 February 1921. From an early age he had a keen interest in history and airplanes. He loved to make paper airplane models. Soon after graduating from Oelwein High School, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1940....

WESTMARC & Leadership West

WESTMARC & Leadership West

About WESTMARC and Leadership West WESTMARC is a public-private partnership of the 15 communities, business community and educational sector west of Interstate 17. WESTMARC’s mission is to enhance economic development and promote quality of life in the West...

YWCA Harriet M. Heatherington Scholarship Fund

YWCA Harriet M. Heatherington Scholarship Fund

YWCA Harriet M. Heatherington Scholarship Fund was established by Harriet M. Heatherington in 1966. Harriet was a member and long-time supporter of YWCA Maricopa County. She created the scholarship fund through her estate to help deserving women attain their...