Ryan Bosela: Scholarship America Dream Award finalist!

May 22, 2014 - Design, Honors, Scholarships

On Friday’s all new episode of the nationally syndicated daytime talk show "Katie," airing May 23, the finalists for Katie Couric’s first–ever Dream Award Scholarship are revealed and the winner announced.  Last October, it was announced on the show that Katie Couric would provide funding for Scholarship America’s newest financial aid, “Dream Award,” with proceeds from her book “The Best Advice I Ever Got.” 

Dr. Irving Fradkin, founder of Scholarship America, and Lauren Segal, president of Scholarship America, will be guests on the show to discuss giving kids the education they deserve.

Watch the video to find out if which of these finalists wins the 2014 Scholarship America “Dream Award.”

Ryan Bosela – of Hubbard, Ohio
Attending Pittsburgh Technical College – Oakdale, PA; Studying Computer Aided Drafting and Design

Emelin Garcia Nieto – of Columbia, South Carolina
Attending Columbia College, South Carolina; studying Biology

Luis Loza – of Sandy Hook, Kentucky
Attending Northern Kentucky University; studying Electronics Engineering Technology

Lucy Tang – of Los Angeles, California
Attending University of California at Berkeley; studying Political Science

Charlene Hinton – of Las Vegas, Nevada
Syracuse University; studying Information Technology

Takashi Yanagi – of Urbandale, Iowa
Attending Notre Dame; studying Business

Hector Najarro – of Tucker, Georgia
Attending Georgia Tech; studying Engineering

Sarah Ashcraft – of Dyer, Indiana
Attending Ball State University – Indiana; studying Clinical Psychology

Mirrella Bautista – of Azusa, California
Attending University of La Verne, California; studying Political Science

Rodrigo Telles ­– of Tracy, California
Attending University of California at Berkeley; studying Chemical Engineering

Shelby Wilson – of Birmingham, Alabama
Attending Mississippi State University; studying Biological Engineering

Janelle Wiser – of Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
Attending The University of Findlay – Ohio; studying Animal Science

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