SPHHS Students Win Alumni Association Scholarships

May 7, 2013

SPHHS students are amongst the many scholarship recipients recently announced by the UMass Alumni Association. The recipients include:

Senior Leadership Award: The Senior Leadership Award recognizes graduating seniors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the UMass Amherst community.  Award recipients have distinguished themselves through important contributions to student organizations and campus jobs, through academic excellence, and through public and community service.

  • Alexa Baroni ’13 Communication Disorders, Education

William F. Field Alumni Scholars: The William F. Field Alumni Scholars Program was established in 1976 to recognize and honor third-year students for their academic achievements at UMass Amherst.  The program was named in honor of William F. Field, the university’s first Dean of Students, for his outstanding support of academic excellence and his personal commitment to bringing out the best in every student.

  • Mary Cole '14 Public Health
  • Matthew Cronin '14 Kinesiology
  • John Frazier '14 Kinesiology
  • Chandler Kaplan '14 Public Health
  • Carlene McGuigan '14 Communication Disorders
  • Suzanne Parker '14 Communication Disorders
  • Michael Shaughnessy '14 Public Health

Robert B. Collins ’19 SAA Scholarship: The Robert B. Collins ’19 SAA Scholarship was established through a bequest to provide scholarship assistance to active members of the Student Alumni Association who also have strong academic records.

  • Michelle Bradley ’14 Kinesiology

Mary Killeen Bennett ’93G Book Award: established by the UMass Amherst Alumni Association in memory of the late Mary Killeen Bennett, a passionate advocate for UMass Amherst and leader in the Pioneer Valley. The fund provides financial support for graduates of public high school in the Pioneer Valley who are in their first year at UMass Amherst and unable to meet the anticipated cost of textbooks.  

  • Loreiny Penalo ’14 Public Health