Scholarships and Grants

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2017 Scholarships

Fordham University  (Fordham College Lincoln Center) – Where Casey was a senior Communications and Media Studies major. Annual award provides compensation for a  Communications and Media Studies major to perform an otherwise non-paid internship:

Greater Philadelphia Region CappiesHigh school theater and writing program in which Casey was involved – college scholarship for high school senior

  • India Henderson, Westtown School – University of Richmond

Springfield High School (Casey’s 2006 alma mater)  – College scholarship to graduating senior:

  • Nicole DiMauro – Penn State University Brandywine

University of Colorado at Boulder –  Casey’s brother Brett’s college alma mater and where Casey’s parents have been active

     Alternative Spring Break – Expenses for travel, lodging and food for community service trip over college spring break

  • Alejandra Pedraza
  • Birukawit Zelalem
  • Cassandra Sprong
  • Dureti Ahmed
  • Jaela Zellers
  • Juwan Harris
  • Kiara Chavez
  • Salem Abbady
  • Wen Yi

Grants:

2016 Scholarships

Fordham University  (Fordham College Lincoln Center) – Where Casey was a senior Communications and Media Studies major. Annual award provides compensation for a  Communications and Media Studies major to perform an otherwise non-paid internship:

  • Sharoya Evans – SONY Music

Greater Philadelphia Region Cappies – High school theater and writing program in which Casey was involved – college scholarship for high school senior

  • Aditi Biswas,  Phoenixville Area High School – Towson University

Springfield High School (Casey’s 2006 alma mater)  – College scholarship to graduating senior:

University of Colorado at Boulder –  Casey’s brother Brett’s college alma mater and where Casey’s parents have been active

   PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience) enables students to receive payment for an internship at a public service agency or non profit:

  • Lauren Beaugh –  Boulder Valley Humane Society
  • Keegan Alexander Velasquez – Boulder Valley YMCA

     Alternative Spring Break – Expenses for travel, lodging and food for community service trip over college spring break:

  • Bisrat Tadesse – Rebuilding Homes, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jocolyne Berccerra-Garcia – Reproductive Justice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Katie Heinen – Indigenous Rights, Teec Nos Pos, Arizona
  • Adiline Marquez – Immigration, Tuscon, Arizona
  • Cynthia Mendoza – HIV/AIDS, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Gabriella Serna – HIV/AIDS, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Helina Zemede – HIV/AIDS, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Irma Ferrufino – Human Trafficking, New York, New York
  • Maria Lopez – LGBT Advocacy – Lexington, Kentucky

Computer Science Stipend for College Student to Aid Non-Profit:

Grants:

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital (for facility/therapy dog)

  2015 Scholarships

Fordham University  (Fordham College Lincoln Center)

  • Vileza Runani  – FOX News Business

Springfield High School (Casey’s 2006 alma mater)  – College sholarship to graduating senior:

University of Colorado at Boulder –  Casey’s brother Brett’s college alma mater and where Casey’s parents have been active Board Members in the Parents’ Association:

     PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience) enables students to receive payment for an internship at a public service agency or non profit:

    Alternative Spring Break – Expenses for travel, lodging and food for community service trip over college spring break:

    Computer Science Stipend for College Student to Aid Non-Profit:

  • Anna Yudina – I Have A Dream Foundation of Boulder County

2014 Scholarships

Fordham University  (Fordham College Lincoln Center)

     The Observer, the student newspaper at Fordham College Lincoln Center of which Casey was news editor – enables a student to attend the Associated Collegiate Press’ annual National College Journalism Convention or otherwise provides funds for the operation of the newspaper:

  •  Tyler Martins
  • Kamrun Nesa

Springfield High School

University of Colorado at Boulder

    PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience) enables students to intern for a  public service agency or non profit:

    Alternative Spring Break – Expenses for travel, lodging and food for community service trip over college spring break:

  • Bethany Bernard – Urban poverty, Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless, OH
  • Jennah Schein – Wildlife conservation, Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary, NC
  • Kailey Hassan-Wolff – Youth education in science and the environment, YMCA Camp Campbell, CA
  • Priyanka Sharma GuragainEnvironmental conservation, Catalina Island, CA

     Computer Science Stipend for College Student to Aid Non-Profit:

  • Zach Doyle – Boulder Food Rescue
  • Thomas Horn – Boulder County Arts Alliance

2013 Scholarships

Fordham University (Fordham College Lincoln Center) – Annual award enables Communications and Media Studies majors to perform an otherwise non paid internship:

  • Christina N. Markesinis (Internship at CBS)

The Observer, the student newspaper at Fordham College Lincoln Center – enables a student to attend the Associated Collegiate Press’ annual National College Journalism Convention:

  • Ian McKenna
  • Taylor Bennett

Springfield High School (Casey’s 2006 alma mater)

  • Jaclyn DiGregorioGeorgetown University 
  • Jessly Joseph – Widener University 

Greater Philadelphia Region Cappies – High school theater and writing program in which Casey was involved – college scholarship for high school senior

  • Annina Baker from Lower Merion High School, scholarship to Villanova University –  (2016 update on recipient)

University of Colorado at Boulder – Where Casey’s brother Brett is a student and Casey’s parents are Board Members in the Parents’ Association:

    PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience) enables students to intern for a  public service agency or non profit:

    Alternative Spring Break – Expenses for travel, lodging and food for community service trip over college spring break:

    Computer Science Stipend (Villanova University and University of Colorado Boulder) for College Student to Aid Non-Profit:

  • Alexia Newgord (CU) – Boulder County Arts Alliance
  • Evan Thomas Roncevich  (CU)- Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation/EndDD.org
  • Tommy Hoffman (CU) –  Youth Directions
  • Matthias Sainz  (CU)
  • Lindsey Press (VU) – Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania
  • Richard Fenton (VU) – Nancy’s House

Grants:

 2012  Scholarships

Fordham University (Fordham College Lincoln Center) – Annual award  enables Communications and Media Studies majors to perform an otherwise non paid internship:

The Observer, the student newspaper at Fordham College Lincoln Center – enables a student to attend the Associated Collegiate Press’ annual National College Journalism Convention:

Springfield High School (Casey’s 2006 alma mater)

Greater Philadelphia Region Cappies – High school theater and writing program in which Casey was involved – college scholarship for high school senior

University of Colorado at Boulder – Where Casey’s brother Brett is a student and Casey’s parents are Board Members in the Parents’ Association:

    PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience) enables students to intern for a  public service agency or non profit:

    Alternative Spring Break – Expenses for travel and lodging for community service trip over college spring break:

    Computer Science Stipend for Student to Aid Non-Profit:

    • Sean  Wiese  (CU) – Boulder Valley Food Rescue
    • Mauro Mescia & Kristin O’Leary (VU) – CHOP CIRP

 2011  Scholarships

Fordham University (Fordham College Lincoln Center) – Award enables a Communications and Media Studies Major to perform an otherwise unpaid internship:

The Observer, the student newspaper at Fordham College Lincoln Center – enables a student to attend the Associated Collegiate Press’ annual National College Journalism Convention:

Springfield High School – From where Casey graduated in 2006 – college scholarships recognizing volunteerism and good citizenship :
Greater Philadelphia Region Cappies – High school theater and writing program in which Casey was involved – college scholarship for high school senior:
University of Colorado at Boulder:

        PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience):

        Alternative Spring Break – Expenses for travel and lodging for community service trip over college spring break:
    • Amy Moore Shipley – Urban poverty, Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless, OH
    • Ricky Bell -Environmental conservation, Catalina Island, CA
    • Amber Diaz – Environmental conservation, Cascade Head Nature Conservancy, Oregon
    • Erika Durbin – Animal Rights, Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, Woodstock, N.Y.
    • Patrycia Humienik – Disaster Relief, Evacuteers, New Orleans, LA

        Computer Science Stipend for Student to Aid Non-Profit:

  • Lauren McDermott (VU) – Francisvale Home for Smaller Animals
  • Bianca Isidro (VU) – Gilda’s Club

2011 Grants to Non-Profit Organizations

  •  Francisvale Home for Smaller AnimalsIn conjunction with volunteer Day of Service provided on July 17th (Casey’s “angelversary”) grant to cover supplies and materials.
  • Magee Rehabilitation Hospitalgrant for a therapy dog and training for occupational therapist and dog
  • Villanova University – Ongoing stipends to Computer Science Department students to assist non-profits in developing their websites
  • NOYS (National Organization for Youth Safety) to sponsor with NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) an awards contest encouraging students to design and implement programs in their communities to take a tragedy and use it as a catalyst for positive change. NOYS award winners:
   – Howells-Clarkson High School FCLLA Chapter-Howells, Nebraska – Following crash that left young woman paralyzed – seat belt awareness in elementary and junior high schools, programs, posters and surveys, worked with safety officials and police and had press coverage of projects as well as school assemblies
   – Easthampton High School, Easthampton, Mass. – In connection with SADD following deaths of two students in prior years due to impaired driving – conducted surveys, posters, educational campaigns, participated in health fair
   – University of Virginia- Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) – Promoting awareness, providing educational outreach and resources to students to minimize the abuse of alcohol and other drugs

2010 Scholarships:

Fordham University  (Fordham College Lincoln Center) – Award enables a Communications and Media Studies Major to perform an otherwise unpaid internship:

    • Brooke Burdge – Internship in Sales and Marketing, Ritz Carlton Hotel

The Observer, the Student Newspaper at Fordham College – Lincoln Center , to send 3 students to the Associated Collegiate Press’ 26th annual National College Journalism               Convention

Springfield High School:
University of Colorado at Boulder

    PIIE (Public Interest Internship Experience):

    • Mercedes Ruiz – Summer internship at I Have a Dream, Boulder County, CO
    Alternative Spring Breaks – Expenses for travel and lodging for volunteer community service work over college spring break:
    • Gintare Ambotaite – Environmental conservation, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
    • Danielle Sandoval – Urban poverty, Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless, OH
    • Amy Aberra – Disaster relief, HandsOn New Orleans, LA
    • Tsion Zergaw – Meal preparation and delivery to the sick, God’s Love We Deliver, NYC
    • Ricky Bell – Environmental conservation, Catalina Island, CA
    • Lauren Carter – Environmental conservation, Catalina Island, CA