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Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Winners

Each year the Morris Educational Foundation awards the largest number of scholarships to Morristown High School seniors.  We congratulate the following outstanding students who have received scholarships or awards throughout the years. 


The Judy and Eliot Steinberg Scholarship - up to $25,000 annually for 4 years

  • Ashley Fernandez, 2021 - The College of New Jersey
  • Michael Polania, 2021 - The College of New Jersey 
  • Anthony Carvajal, 2020 - The College of New Jersey
  • Luisa Zapata, 2020 - Rutgers University
  • Karen Quillay, 2019 - The College of New Jersey
  • Angelina Hope Bennett, 2018 - Rowan University
  • Karla Yaneth Escobar, 2018 - Rutgers University

Carl George and Shirley L. Eklund Scholarship - full tuition for 4 years

  • Jenifer Escobar, 2020 - Rider University
  • Ninoska Lopez Medina, 2017 – County College of Morris
  • Daniela Mazo, 2015 – Fairleigh Dickinson University

Clifford Starrett Scholarship – $80,000 ($20,000 annually renewable for 4 years)

  • Shaheer Aslam, 2021 - Carnegie Mellon University.

Clifford Starrett Award – $10,000

  • Ebubechakwu Ona, 2021 - Syracuse University

The Banky Family Scholarship – $20,000 ($5,000 annually renewable for 4 years)

  • Katrina Ora, 2021 - Rutgers University

Wong Family Scholarship - $20,000 ($5,000 annually for 4 years)

  • Natasha Dhar, 2021 - University of California, Berkeley
  • Sophia Duby, 2020 - Columbia University
  • Abigail Gringeri, 2019 - University of Pennsylvania
  • Erin Fleck, 2018 - Cornell University
  • Isabelle Augenson, 2017 – Carnegie Mellon University
  • Julia Flores, 2016 – Johns Hopkins University
  • Emily Keenan, 2015 – Cornell University
  • Joseph Murphy, 2014 – Stanford University
  • Brett Harvey, 2013 – Stanford University
  • Victoria Lin, 2012 – Princeton University
  • Nikhil Shah, 2011 – University of Miami
  • Daniel Knapp, 2010 – Stanford University
  • Matthew Certner, 2009 – Duke University
  • Jennifer Hession, 2008 – Johns Hopkins University
  • Harrison Lu, 2007 – Cornell University
  • Laura Palmaro, 2006 – Georgetown University
  • Naomi Schwartz, 2005 – Duke University
  • Stuart Schussel, 2004 – Brown University
  • Ross Goldband, 2003 – George Washington

The George and Michele Becker Scholarship - $12,000 ($3,000 annually for 4 years)

  • Katelyn Augenblick, 2021 - University of South Carolina
  • Sofia Wawrzyniak, 2020 - University of Pennsylvania
  • Jonathan Granda Acaro, 2019 - County College of Morris
  • Yusty A. Sanchez, 2018 - The Ohio State University
  • Juan S. Victoria Robles, 2017 – County College of Morris

Stephen B. Wiley Scholarship - $8,000 ($4,000 annually for 2 years)

  • Taylor Olsen, 2021 - Louisiana State University
  • Luna Aguilar, 2020 - Yale University
  • Anthony Ostlund, 2019 - Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Danielle Gai Simon, 2018 - University of Maryland
  • Anastasia Elisabeth Bergeron, 2017 – University of Michigan
  • Jian Zabalerio, 2016- Boston College
  • Aaron Morales, 2015 – Virginia Tech
  • Grace Campbell, 2014 – The College of New Jersey
  • Shannon Adele Kikuchi, 2013 – Parsons School of Design 

The Spring Brook Foundation Scholarship - $3,000 annually for up to 2 years

  • Estefani Orozoco Rosales, 2020 - College of Saint Elizabeth
  • Catherine Amezquita Paredes, 2018 - University of Bridgeport
  • Kyarra Delana Rawlins, 2018 - St. John's University
  • Xavian Mitchell, 2017 – Bloomfield College

Captain Brian J. McNally, USMC Scholarship - $5,000 ($1,000 per year for 3 years and $2,000 for the 4th year)

  • Karol Bedoya, 2021 - Boston College
  • Perpetua Stanton, 2020 - University of Scranton
  • Grace Flanagan, 2019 - University of Scranton

Dorothy F. Johnson Scholarship - $3,500 ($1,750 annually for 2 years) 

  • Thomas Mainente, 2021 - University of Pittsburgh
  • Brendan Tierney, 2020 - Villanova University
  • Brendan Michael Pallatta,  2018 - Villanova University
  • Collin Brunnock, 2016 – Villanova University
  • Cole Shandlay, 2015 – University of Wisconsin
  • Greg Goldstein, 2014 – University of Maryland
  • Zachary Ganz, 2013 – University of Michigan
  • Zachary Goldstein, 2012 – University of Maryland
  • Brian Matthew Levine, 2011 – University of Rochester
  • Matthew Feldman, 2010 – University of Pennsylvania
  • Thomas Tofield, 2009 – University of Alabama
  • Michael Margiotta, 2008 – Monmouth University
  • Kristina Parrillo, 2007 – Bloomsburg University
  • Eric Levine, 2006 – Penn State University
  • Calinda Roberts, 2005 – Lehigh University
  • Mary Kate Connolly, 2004 – Mary Washington College
  • Tavish Zausner-Mannes, 2003 – Skidmore College

Class of '79 Morris 8 Scholarship – $1,979 

  • Daniela Castillo, 2021 - County College of Morris

The James B. Galbraith, Jr. Scholarship - $1,500   

  • Dylan Cornejo, 2021 - Rutgers University
  • James Moran, 2020 - Penn State University
  • Charlotte Ribaudo, 2020 - Sacred Heart University
  • Indira Summerville, 2019 - Johns Hopkins
  • Sophie Olivia Thomsen, 2018 - Connecticut College

The Javier Avelar Scholarship - Up to $1,500  

  • Karolin Caceres Flores, 2021 - Undecided
  • Manuela Medina, 2020 - Drew University
  • Mayra Reyes Vasquez, 2020 - County College of Morris
  • Rikaluz Ora, 2019 - Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Angela Gomez Diaz, 2018 - County College of Morris
  • Elias Misael Castillo Montoya, 2017 – County College of Morris

Morristown Distinguished Wrestler Scholarship – $1,500

  • Eric Jackson, 2021 - The Ohio State University
  • Marc Dilluvio, 2020 - East Carolina University
  • Ryan Jackson, 2020 - Virginia Tech

Morristown High School Class of 2020 Resilience Scholarship – $1,500

  • Daneyah Thomas, 2021 - Montclair State University

Morris Educational Foundation Scholarship in Honor of Ricky Godoy - $1,500

  • Aidan Riordan, 2021 - College of Charleston

John T. Cunningham Scholarship - $1,250 

  • Caroline Nicolai, 2021 - Le Moyne College
  • Zachary Goldman, 2020 - Syracuse University
  • Kylee Strasser, 2019 - Rutgers University
  • Margaret Mustion, 2018 - Muhlenberg College
  • Darren Gong, 2017 – Drexel University
  • Richard Meyer, 2016 – Emerson College
  • Jessica Torres, 2015 – Ithaca College
  • Jake Goldberg, 2014 – Ithaca College
  • Allison Lott, 2013 – Ithaca College
  • Thaddeus Danquah , 2012 – William Patterson University
  • Danielle Gluck, 2011 – Lehigh University
  • Daniel Knapp, 2010 – Stanford University
  • Mark Sell, 2009 – Syracuse University
  • Rachel Stern, 2008 – Tufts University
  • Ben Davis, 2007 – Rutgers University
  • Sarah Knapp, 2006 – Emory University
  • Meera Chandramouli, 2005 – New York University
  • Madalyn Baldanzi, 2004 – Swarthmore College
  • Sara Kate Wintz, 2003 – Mills College

The AT&T Pioneers Scholarship - $1,000

  • Alia Masud, 2021 - New York University
  • Jason Marum, 2020 - Rutgers University
  • Ashe Gobin, 2019 - Quinnipiac University
  • Meghan Sinéad Crowley, 2018 - University of Maryland

The Mary Bentzlin Scholarship - $1,000 

  • Sofia Bedoya, 2021 -Northeastern University
  • Madelyn Wagner, 2020 - American University 
  • Tanya Andino, 2019
  • Hannah Grace Vail, 2018 - University of North Carolina

C.A.M.P. Night College and Career Readiness Award

  • Andrew Dominguez, 2019 - Rutgers University
  • Nile Birch, 2018 - New York University

Bruce Chamberlain Scholarship – $1,000

  • Olivia Hornyak, 2021 - Virgnia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Douenias Family Scholarship for Scholar Athletes – $1,000

  • Madeline Beavis, 2021 - Rutgers University

The Ferrara-Myers Grandparents Scholarship – $1,000

  • Natali Arredondo, 2021 - Saint Elizabeth University

Morris Educational Foundation Scholarship in Honor of Ricky Godoy - $1,000

  • Ryan Falkowski, 2020 - Seton Hall University 

Hess-Mulcahy Scholarship – $1,000

  • Anya Coffeen Vandeven, 2021 - University of Michigan

Estelle Walker Hinkins Memorial Scholarship – $1,000

  • Noah Richardson, 2021 - Ithaca College

William Darell Johnson "Let's Get It Going!" Memorial Scholarship – $1,000

  • Ebubechakwu Ona, 2021 - Syracuse University

Ruth Marantz Cohen French Award – $1,000

  • Ryan Lynch, 2021 - University of Georgia

The Morristown Animal Hospital Scholarship - $1,000

  • Chloe Saia, 2021 - University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Kiley Mihalik, 2020 - Virginia Tech
  • Grace Lynch, 2019 - University of Michigan

Coach Gil Shaffer Scholarship – $1,000

  • Brandon Walker, 2021 - Monmouth University

Shirley Shalit Scholarship - $1,000

  • Leah Frantz, 2021 - New York University
  • Kathleen Conlin, 2020 - West Chester University
  • Joshua Gulisano, 2019 - Fairleigh Dickinson University

Morris Educational Foundation Scholarship on behalf of the Morristown Fraternal Order of Eagles – $750

  • Molly Cullim, 2020 - Rowan University
  • Connor Manion, 2020 - The College of New Jersey