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Foundation for Amateur Radio Announces 2008 Scholarship Winners

12/19/2008

The Foundation for Amateur Radio (FAR) has announced the 2008 winners of the 55 scholarships it administers. The scholarships were open to all licensed radio amateurs who met the qualification and residence requirements of the various sponsors.

A non-profit organization incorporated in the District of Columbia, FAR represents more than 50 Amateur Radio clubs in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. It is devoted exclusively to the scientific, literary and educational pursuits that advance the purposes of the Amateur Radio Service. For more information, contact FAR, Scholarships, Post Office Box 831, Riverdale, MD 20783

Congratulations to these FAR scholarship award recipients for 2008!

Ralph V. "Andy" Anderson, K0NL, Memorial Scholarship -- $1000
  • David T. Clark, KD7NZK, Phoenix, Arizona
Baltimore Amateur Radio Club Scholarships -- $1000
  • Elizabeth Albert-Bruninga, WE4APR, Glen Burnie, Maryland
  • Victor Curtis, KB3BTD, Cheltenham, Maryland
  • Christa McClenny, KB3JIU, Glenwood, Maryland
  • Rebecca Milton, KB3GFG, Sykesville, Maryland
Ernie Dobos Memorial Scholarship -- $1500
  • Andrew Bruninga, KB3GLF, Glen Burnie, Maryland
Rose Ellen Bills Memorial Scholarship -- $2000
  • Michael Volz, W2NRL, East Lansing, Michigan
Richard G. Chichester, Memorial Scholarship -- $2000
Sponsored by by Patricia and Jack Chichester, W9AMF
  • Tamara Sevier, KE5DJZ,Austin, Texas
Columbia Amateur Radio Association Scholarship -- $1000
  • Derek Wood, KB3NXY, Columbia, Maryland
FAR Silent Key Memorial Scholarships -- $3000
  • Derek Wood, KB3NXY, Columbia, Maryland
  • Patricia Dobson, N3DUH, Reisterstown, Maryland
  • Hao Qi Li, KI4LJD, Fairfax, Virginia
Frederick Amateur Radio Club Scholarship -- $1000
  • Robert Crook, KB3JYR, Monrovia, Maryland
Free State Amateur Radio Club Scholarship -- $500
  • Amy Johnson, KB3HXF, New Castle, Pennsylvania
Murgas Amateur Radio Club Scholarship -- $500
  • Patricia Ward, KB3QLI, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Nanticoke Amateur Radio Club Scholarship -- $1000
  • Benjamin R. Frye, KI4BAW, Roanoke, Virginia
Lawrence E. and Thelma J. Norrie Memorial Scholarship -- $2500
  • Rebecca Rich, KB0VVT, Raytown, Missouri
Old Old Timers Club Scholarship -- $1000
  • Alex Brech, KC0YLD, Curie, Minnesota
Ozaukee Radio Club Scholarship -- $1000
  • Natalie Harding, KC9KIR, Burlington, Wisconsin
Kevin and Kelly Perdue Memorial Scholarship -- $2000
Sponsored by by Kay, N3KN, and Carter, N3AO, Craigie
  • Steven Hughes, KI4EBV, Brighton, Tennessee
Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club Memorial Scholarship -- $2000
In Memory of Claude H. Haring, W3IIM
  • Steven R. Chimel, KA3SRC, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club Memorial Scholarship -- $2000
In Memory of Clinton R "Jim" Spencer, W3BBB
  • Diana Mitchell, KB3QDW, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
QCWA Named Memorial Scholarships
  • Leland Smith, Sr, W5KL, Memorial Scholarship -- $1600: Bryce T. Salmi, KB1LQC, Chelmsford, Massachusetts
  • Ralph Hasslinger, W2CVF, Charter Member Scholarship -- $1600: Grant Morine W4GHM, Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Donald and Phyllis Doughty Family Scholarship -- $1400: Stephen Oi, NV6A, Brentwood, Tennessee
  • Wes Randles Memorial Scholarship -- $1100: Brenton J. Salmi, KB1LQD, Chelmsford, Massachusetts
  • Jacobsen-Kelleher Family, W3DUG and W4ZC, Scholarship -- $1000: Nicholas Bauer KC9GZY, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Leo Meyerson, W0GFQ, Family Living Scholarship -- $1000: Alex Brech KC0YLD, Curie, Minnesota
QCWA Silent Key Memorial Scholarships -- $1000
  • Daniel Ellis, KG4IVC, Pikeville, North Carolina
  • William Joshua Fisher, W4WJF, Vale, North Carolina
  • Kyle Fox, W4KTF, Warrenton, Virginia
  • Catherine Jones, KI4EVA, Vinton, Virginia
  • Blake McCabe, KC2GQX, Vestal, New York
  • Wayne McNamar, KD7PVY, Everett, Washington
  • Reid Morine, W4RSM, Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Sabra Perry, KD7JPR, Sweet Home, Oregon
  • Matthew Poppe, AD7HF, Spokane Valley, Washington
  • Stephen M. Sciarini, KC8IDJ, Dover, Ohio
  • Stephen T. Simpson, KC8IOY, Ocala, Florida
Radio Club of America Scholarships -- $1000
  • William Joshua Fisher, W4WJF, Vale, North Carolina
  • Michael Volz, W2NRL, East Lansing, Michigan
  • Caleb Braff, KC0FKO, St Paul, Minnesota
Chuck Reville, K3FT, Memorial Scholarship -- $1000
Sponsored by by Philip Karn, KA9Q
  • Chris Renfrow, KD7TDC, Ellensburg, Washington
10-10 International Net Scholarships -- $1500
  • James Dunn, KC0KTP, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Francis T. Gradijan, KD5HTB, Carrollton, Texas
  • Nathaniel Heatwole, WZ3AR, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jacob Wagner, KD8CDC, Rocky River, Ohio
Robert E. True Memorial Scholarship -- $1000
Sponsored by by Mrs Shirley True Banning
  • Stephen M. Sciarini, KC8IDJ, Dover, Ohio
Tulare County Memorial Scholarship -- $1000
  • Nathan Hager, KI6LZA, Cedarpines Park, California
Ernest L. Walker, WB3DVL, Memorial Scholarship -- $1000
Sponsored by by the Baltimore Radio Amateur TV Society
  • Thomas Christovich, KB3HUR, Baltimore, Maryland
Dwight Weller Memorial Scholarship -- $1000
Sponsored by by Philip Karn, KA9Q
  • Joshua Young, KJ4AVW, Fuquay Varina, North Carolina
WARAC Memorial Scholarship -- $1500
Sponsored by by the West Allis Radio Amateur Club
  • Patrick Weeks, KB9ULT, West Allis, Wisconsin
Young Ladies' Radio League Scholarships
  • Ethel Smith, K4LMB, Memorial Scholarship -- $1500: Rebecca Rich, KB0VVT, Raytown, Missouri
  • Mary Lou Brown, NM7N, Memorial Scholarship -- $1500: Stephanie Schaefer, KC2NSA, Binghamton, New York


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