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Past Scholarship Winners

2009 Scholarship Winners

Mother Jones Scholarship
Danielle Henderson and Renae Bentley

Dorothy F. Donnelly Scholarship
Danielle Henderson

Carlson Trust Scholarship
Carlene Fiorito

President's Excellence Award in WMS
Melanie Shapiro

Eleanor M. Carlson Award

Chloe Thompson and Kristen Whelan

Patricia Farnes Essay Contest
no prize awarded

Dana Shugar Scholarship (awarded by WMS in odd years)

Ashley Coviello


2008 Scholarship Winners

Mother Jones Scholarship
Melanie Shapiro

Dorothy F. Donnelly Scholarship
Lisa Ariosto, Chloe Thompson

Carlson Trust Scholarship
Kade Langston Aris, Kara Lafferty, Kristina Moyet

President's Excellence Award in WMS
Kristen Moody

Eleanor M. Carlson Award
Colleen Hayes-Costello, Christen Makram

Patricia Farnes Essay Contest
Jillian Tomaino


2007 Scholarship Winners

Carlson Single Mothers Scholarship
Lisa McLeod
Melissa O'Donnell
Kristen Whelan

Mother Jones Scholarship
Sandra Berard, Jessica Poretsky

Dorothy F. Donnelly Scholarship
Kristen Moody, Bridget Druken

Carlson Trust Scholarship
Marlana Gallagher, Victoria Lockhard Morton, Kristina Moyet

Dana Shugar
Jennifer Baker

President's Excellence Award in WMS
Bijitha Varghese

Carlson Award for Contributions to the WMS Program
Samantha DeMuro, Katherine Tanner


2006 to 2007 Academic Year

Carlson Single Mothers Scholarship
Kimberly Andrade
Caroline Hutchinson
Debra Lewis
Melissa O'Donnell
Eileen Ottaviani
Judy Perry
Melissa Pina
Lynn Prentiss
Kristen Whelan
Total: $18,691.13

Mother Jones Scholarship
Jessica Poretsky

Dorothy F. Donnelly Scholarship
Jessica Poretsky

Carlson Trust Scholarship
Megan N. Locke, Victoria Morton, Jessica Poretsky

Eleanor M. Carlson

Legacy of Eleanor Carlson


List of Legacies

Legacy of Eleanor Carlson

  • 51 full tuition scholarships to single mothers.
  • 27 partial scholarships.
  • Annual Lecture series has reached an audience of 1500 people.
  • Endowed chair, currently held by Professor Donna Hughes.
  • Library books.

Legacy of Patricia Farnes

  • An annual essay contest prize.
  • 29 scholarships.
  • Fredrika Wild Schweers Memorial lecture series has reached an audience of 3600 people.

Legacy of Dana Shugar

  • The Dana Shugar Library in the Women's Center.
  • A scholarship offered in even years by the WMS Program; offered in odd-numbered years by the English Department.