HORIZONS Scholarship Award Winners 

Women In Defense HORIZONS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Since 1990, HORIZONS has made 121 awards of more than $233,000 to deserving recipients pursuing education toward a career in national security.

2013-2014 Academic Year
Michelle Shevin-Coetzee,George Washington University $20,000
Christina Michelle Beasley, Georgetown University $10,000
Ann Margaret Castner, University of Notre Dame $10,000
Lauren Sloane Speakman, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service $9,000
Brittany Yalamanchili, Rutgers School of Pharmacy $4,000
2012-2013 Academic Year
Margaret Webber-Smith, Georgetown University $10,000
Kara Karpman, Duke University $7,000
Megan Zebert-Judd, San Diego State University $5,000
Caitlin Lee, King’s College, London, UK $3,000
Danielle Breslin, Rochester Institute of Technology $2,500
Doreen El-Roeiy, London School of Economics & Political Science $2,500
2011-2012 Academic Year
Sarah Charlton, Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy $12,000
Kathryn Bonnen, Michigan State University $6,625
Paula Koch, The George Washington University $4,000
Kayla Hinrichs, Missouri State University $4,000
Charlotte Wygant, The George Washington University $4,000
Anna Pavy, The George Washington University $500
2010-2011 Academic Year
Jessica Hulings, Pennsylvania State University $12,000
Megan Carpenter, The University of Buckingham, UK, and California State University $10,000
Alisha Voorhees, Clemson University $3,000
2009-2010 Academic Year
Jessica Howland, Carnegie Mellon University $4,000
Sarah Wappett-Kendall, Georgetown University $7,428
Christina Lucas, Florida Institute of Technology $1,320
2008-2009 Academic Year
CPT Jennifer Carol Greanias, Georgetown University $2,000
Laura Jeanette Simurda, University of Southern California $2,000
Wesley C. Jenkins, Georgetown University $2,000
Cassie Marie Weaver, Pennsylvania State University $2,000
Connie Theobald, Ohio University $2,000
2007-2008 Academic Year
Maryam Iman, National Defense University $2,000
Kristen Anne Lau, University of Washington $2,000
Ashley Dawn Thirkill-Mackelprang, University of Washington $2,000
Bevin Mahoney Anderson, American Military University $1,000
Wilma A. Wallace, Troy University $1,000
2006-2007 Academic Year
Allison L. Knippen, George Washington University $1,000
H. Caitlin Ruthven, Georgetown University $1,000
Abbie Marie Stewart, University of Missouri-Rolla $1,000
2005-2006 Academic Year
Tessa Zolnikov, University of Montana $1,500
Sandra Mackay, George Mason University $1,500
2004-2005 Academic Year
Furyisa I. Gianni, California State Hayward University * $500
Tashira RaCael Gibbs, University of Michigan $500
Christina Dawn Hruska, Georgia Institute of Technology $500
Michelle Lynn Jordan, University of South Carolina, Columbia * $500
Valeria Y. Mackritis, University of Phoenix * $500
Jennifer Marie Mayer, Saint Mary's, Notre Dame, IN * $500
Elishad M. Nolasco Pacheco, University de Puerto Rico Recinto Rio Piedras $500
Alyson Marie Pinter, Mercyhurst College, Erie, NY * $500
* Spring 2005 Semester
 
2003-2004 Academic Year
Cecelia E. Angi, ITT Technical Institute, Norfolk, VA * $500
Patricia Ethelind Change, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University $500
Nancy Kay Johnson, University of Houston, Houston, TX * $500
Andrea Hope Onstine, University of Florida $500
Tamara Renee Shier, Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA * $465
Darlene P. Tong, University of California, Irvine, CA * $500
Nashira C. Washington, Polytechnic University $500
Rosemary Catherine Wells, Touro University, Cypress, CA * $500
* Spring 2004 Semester
 
2002-2003 Academic Year
Galina Duckworth, Columbia University $1,000
Elena Fedorova, Georgetown University $900
Maria Markley, Georgetown University $900
Kelly Marie McCarrie, San Jose State University $1,000
Christina Marie Morus, University of Georgia $1,000
2001-2002 Academic Year
Sara J. Culp, University of Denver $600
Dana Paquin, Davidson College $600
Cynthia Pettitt, George Washington University, Elliot School $600
Marie Piechowicz, California State University at Sacramento $600
Kelly Truver, Georgia Institute of Technology $600
2000-2001 Academic Year
Leslie Ann Lutz, Hendrix College $650
Claire R. Gardner, Columbia University $650
Trimble Leigh Bailey, Eastern Virginia Medical School $500
Cynthia Ann Brooks, Tufts University $500
Allison Davis, American University $500
Emily A. Shearon, University of Missouri $500
1999-2000 Academic Year
Gabrielle Anderson, Georgetown University $500
Penny Kroul, St. Ambrose University $500
Susan Hughes, Wright State University $500
Kathleen Lambert $500
1998-1999 Academic Year
Courtney Banks, Georgetown University $500
Janine DiFranco, Holy Cross College $500
Kathryn Brooks, University of Chicago $500
Julie Kovach, University of Illinois $500
Kimberly Homan, University of Arizona $750
Kimberly Jimenez, New Hampshire College $500
Felisa Vergara, Rice University $750
1997-1998 Academic Year
Sarah Sawyer, University of Minnesota $500
Elizabeth Guran, Kings College London (2 awards) $1,500
Jennifer Lind, Massachusetts Institute of Technology $500
Carrie Booth, University of Wales $500
Erica Dahl, University of Washington $500
Kyeh Kim, The American University $500
1996-1997 Academic Year
Keri Dogan, Dartmouth College $1,200
Donna Peterson, Webster University $500
Karen Hobart, George Mason University $750
Heather McQuarrie, George Mason University $750
Jennifer Taylor, University of California at Davis $1,000
Kimberly Strickland, Embry-Riddle University $1,000
Lora Egley, University of Arizona $1,000
Jennifer Giglio, Drew University $1,000
1995-1996 Academic Year
Martha Albers, Marymount University $500
Barbara Lord, University of Maryland $1,000
Heather McQuarrie, George Mason University $750
Karen Hobart, George Mason University $1,000
1994-1995 Academic Year
Martha Albers, Marymount University $1,500
Debra Charles, American University $1,000
Kathleen Donner, Marymount University $625
Karen Gregory, Marymount University $625
Patric Sawyer, Christopher Newport University $750
1993-1994 Academic Year
Jill Voigt, George Mason University $1,000
Betsy Quint, Marymount University $1,000
Kathy Wood, Marymount University $500
Martha Albers, Marymount University $1,000
Susan Testa, Marymount University $500
Angela Arwood, Christopher Newport University $500
Jennifer Coltrain, Christopher Newport University $1,000
Susan Sampson, St. Leo College $1,000
1992-1993 Academic Year
Angela Gibson, American University $1,000
Susan Sampson, Christopher Newport University $750
Kerri Leslie, George Mason University $1,250
Angela Turner, Marymount University $500
Jennifer Coltrain, Thomas Nelson Community College $1,000
Rhonda Mefferd, George Mason University $500
Diane Goodnight, Marymount University $1,000
1991-1992 Academic Year
Tracy Conard, George Mason University $500
1990-1991 Academic Year
Jeanne Trapani, George Mason University $500

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