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SSPC Awards 12 College Scholarships


May 22, 2017


SSPC is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-18 scholarship awards:


  • Alexandra Ivey University of Southern Mississippi
  • Alison Rohly North Dakota State University
  • Christina Spadafora The University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Evangelia Manias The University of Florida
  • Julie Schiffer West Virginia University
  • Kien Nguyen University of Kansas
  • Kimberly Spadafora The University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Luke Longhofer The University of South Florida)
  • Margaret Schiffer West Virginia University
  • Ruvimbo Chitemere North Dakota State University
  • Samantha Silbert North Dakota State University
  • Weixiu Zeng The University of Akron

Each recipient has been awarded $2,500 in recognition of their impressive academic work.


In order to be considered for the SSPC scholarship, candidates must be a high school senior planning to enroll full-time or a student already enrolled full-time in an accredited institution of higher learning that has a three or four-year curriculum. They also must be a member of SSPC in good standing, or a child or grandchild of an SSPC member in good standing.


Awarded scholarship funds shall be applied to the direct costs of the student’s education courses. To coordinate the effort, SSPC will work with the institution’s financial aid office to ensure proper use of the funds.


In addition to the scholarship, each student is awarded a one-year membership in SSPC.


The scholarship application opens in January of each year, with applications due by April 30th. The 2018-19 application will open early January of 2018.