Joseph P. Kennedy Scholarship Winners

2017-18 JOSEPH P. KENNEDY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS

Name: Amanda Rice
Major: Special Education
Involvement: Best Buddies and Special Olympics
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Versailles, KY

Name: Victoria Sewell
Major: Secondary English Education
Involvement: Youth Mentor, Middle School Tutor, Community Service Chair for Zeta Phi Beta
Year: Junior
Hometown: Douglasville, GA

Name: Cannon Hanebuth
Major: Human Health and Sciences. Minor in Health Advocacy
Involvement: Delta Zeta Sorority, Lexington Hearing and Speech, Serve the City Service Volunteer, Ronald McDonald House-Red Shoe Crew
Year: Junior
Hometown: Grayslake, IL

Name: Hannah Went
Major: Biology. Minor in Animal Science
Involvement: Pi Beta Phi Sorority, Pre-veterinary club, Lexington Humane Society Volunteer, The Nest, 4 Paws.
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Piqua, OH

Name: Emilie Davis
Major: Secondary English
Involvement: Alpha Phi Sorority, Mission Trips, Southeast Christian Church, Louisville Court Appointed Special Advocates
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Louisville, KY

Name: Amanda Vokoun
Major: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Involvement: Ephraim McDowell Hospital, Center for Courageous Kids, Frazier Neuro Rehab Institute, Centre Humane Society Club, Rho Gamma Sorority
Year: 1st yr
Hometown: La Grange, KY

Name: Luke Archer
Major: Health, Society and Populations. Minor in Spanish
Involvement: Global Brigades, Student Health Advisory Council, Summer Medical and Dental Education Program, UK Men’s Club Volleyball
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Louisville, KY

Name: Cayla Kunstek
Major: BS in Human Health Sciences, Currently in Grad School to become a Doctor
Involvement: MEDLIFE, Microbiology TA, Peer Mentor, Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, UK Hospital Volunteer, Center for Courageous Kids
Year: Enrolled in Medical School at UK
Hometown: Florence, KY

Name: Peter Sohn
Major: Finance and Accounting
Involvement: STAT/Team Wildcat, Best Friends Adult Day Care, Southland Christian Church Life Group Leader, Fusion, Worth Words
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Prospect, KY

Name: Aneesha Laungani
Major: Biology. Minor in Neuroscience and Psychology. Currently in Grad school for Dentistry
Involvement: Kentucky Blood Center, Mission Lexington Dental Clinic, Seedleaf, Habitat for Humanity ReStore, God’s Pantry, Special Olympics, Fusion
Year: First year Dentistry
Hometown: Born in India

Name: Akin Erol
Major: BA in Biochemistry from Transylvania. Currently enrolled in Medical School at UK
Involvement: UK Salvation Army Clinic Manager, Community Service Chairman for the class of 2019, UltraSound Interest Group, God’s Pantry, Mission Trips
Year: Second year Medical School
Hometown: Born in Turkey

Name: Rebecca Watters
Major: Middle level education
Involvement: Kentucky Kernel, Ed-Life Living Learning Program, Child Care Volunteer at the High Street YMCA, Kappa Delta Sorority
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Grayslake, IL

Name: Katelyn Cox
Major: Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology
Involvement: Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity, UK Dance Ensemble, ABT Club, Central Kentucky Radio Eye, Rose Manor Nursing Home, Kentucky Children’s Hospital
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lexington, KY

Name: Madeline Stephenson
Major: Accounting and Finance
Involvement: Founder of Cause for a Smile, Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, UK Student Government’s Leadership Development, Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority’s Philanthropy Committee, Empower
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Burkesville, KY

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