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2014 Scholarship Recipients

RREF works with a host of generous donors to administer scholarships to RRHS college bound seniors. We are proud to announce that over $45,000 in 41 scholarships was awarded to the class of 2014.


  • Chloe Alibeckoff was awarded the Rocky River High School Class of 1986 Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Chloe is a pharmacy major at the University of Pittsburgh.
  • Laura Anderer-Armstrong was awarded the Julia Litzler Mayer Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Laura is studying biology at Cleveland State University.
  • Heather Bonsky was awarded the James J. Bartolozzi Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500. Heather is attending Miami University where she is studying business.
  • James Brown was awarded the Lester C. Roig Jr. Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. James is studying finance at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Angelica Buczkowski was awarded the Christina Mueller, DDS Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Angelica is attending The College of Wooster.
  • Alexis Burnley was awarded the Susan Thibo Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. She is in the pre-medical studies and music programs at Miami University.
  • Adrienne Copa was awarded the Balancing Act Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Adrienne is studying chemical engineering at Penn State University.
  • Ellen Corcoran was awarded the Moriah Lydon Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Ellen is majoring in pre-medicine (pathology) at Kenyon College.
  • Kailynn Donati was awarded the Mary Kay Wilhelmy Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Kailynn is majoring in business/marketing at John Carroll University.
  • Christina Drobney was awarded the RRHS Alumni Association Scholarship, a memorial to Rex L. Zirbes, in the amount of $1,000. Christina is studying journalism at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Liesl Fahrenkopf was awarded the Rocky River Masonic Lodge #703 Scholarship in the amount of $500. Liesl is in the pharmacy program at the University of Toledo.
  • Maria Franko was awarded the Kathleen Goepfert Scholarship in the amount of $500. Maria is studying environmental science at Northeastern University.
  • Greg Ginley was awarded the Lois Van Gastel Brown Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500. Greg is studying architecture and fine arts at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Cheyenne Gregg was awarded the RRHS Class of 1953 Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Cheyenne is studying dentistry at Ohio University.
  • Cassandra Hamker was awarded the RRHS Class of 1965 Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Cassandra is in the nursing program at Ohio University.
  • Effie Henry was awarded the Awarded the Rocky River Chamber of Commerce Scholarship in the amount of $500. She is attending Denison University and is studying marketing and advertising.
  • Emily Hubbell was awarded the Rocky River Chamber of Commerce scholarship in the amount of $500. Emily is attending Miami University where she is majoring in business.
  • Lauren E. Ihnot was awarded the Jane L. Balla Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $750. Lauren will study early childhood education a Bowling Green State University.
  • Michael Ittu was awarded the Nev Chandler Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Michael is attending Miami University and is studying political science, communications, and journalism.
  • Kara Johanson was awarded the Melissa Herstrum Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. Kara is pursuing nursing at The Ohio State University.

  • Dominic Liva was awarded the Lawrence J. Badar Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,500. Dominic is studying mechanical engineering at the University of Dayton.
  • Nicole Lochner was awarded the RRHS Alumni Association Scholarship in the amount of $275. Nicole is attending Kent State University.
  • Ian Lupica was awarded the Alice Ferry Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Ian is studying environmental science at Wittenberg University.
  • Alexandra Manoloff was awarded the Chan Engineering Scholarship in the amount of $500. Alex is studying mechanical engineering at Princeton University.
  • Tuyaa Montgomery was awarded the Dan and Lee Ludwin Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,500. Tuyaa is studying biology at the University of Chicago.
  • Enxhi Myrtaj was awarded the Nancy Mihocik Memorial Honorarium Scholarship in the amount of $1,750. Enxhi is attending The Ohio State University where she is in the arts and sciences program.
  • Robert Olander was awarded the George A. PUrdy, Jr. Scholarship in the amount of $1,500. Robert will be studying engineering at The Ohio State University.
  • Justin Reynolds was awarded the Mariah Lydon Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Justin is attending Youngstown State University and is majoring in education.
  • Alexandria Riegelsberger was awarded the Saunders Family Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Alexandria is studying education at Ohio University.
  • Eric Salberg was awarded the Brad McCoy Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Eric is studying engineering and computer science at The Ohio State University.
  • Hawken Sawyer was awarded the RRHS Class of 1953 Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Hawken is attending Wheaton College where he is studying Christian education and ministry.
  • Carson Shaw was awarded the Nev Chandler Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Carson is in the creative writing and women’s and gender studies programs at Ohio Wesleyan University.
  • William Spallino was awarded the Do Your Best Scouting & Scholar Award in the amount of $1,335. Will is attending Case Western Reserve University where he is majoring in engineering and music and pursuing career in acoustics.
  • Anna Stanton was awarded the Jack Harris Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $750. Anna is attending The Ohio State University where she is studying material science and engineering.
  • Garrett Stefani was awarded the Joseph V. DeGrandis Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500. Garrett is studying business administration and finance at The Ohio State University.
  • Forrest Stoddard was awarded the Do Your Best Scouting and Scholar Award Scholarship in the amount of $1,335. Forrest is studying business administration at Kent State University.
  • Joseph F. Suchecki was awarded the Harold P. Murton Scholarship in the amount of $500. Joey is a business major at Muskingum University.
  • Jacob Tisdale was awarded the Roger Davidson Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500. Jacob is studying communications at Ohio University.
  • McKenna Turk was awarded the Nev Chandler Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1000. McKenna is attending Miami University where she studies communications.
  • Joseph Weger was awarded the RRHS Alumni Association Scholarship in honor of Dr. Robert C. Cawrse in amount of $500. Joe is studying engineering at The Ohio State University.
  • Mitchell Williams was awarded the Mary Kay Wilhelmy Scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Attending the University of Cincinnati, Mitchell will study sports administration and business.

For more information regarding the Rocky River Education Foundation, please contact Daniel Bogre at dbogre@rrumc.org or call 216-870-2588.