Previous Recipients 2020-2023
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Congratulations to Caroline Martin from Hardin Valley Academy. Caroline is the recepient of a $2,000 scholarship and will be attending the University of Tampa majoring in art therapy and nursing. Caroline wrote about her older sister's battle with cancer and how this shaped her life and how she coped through art, thus leading to her desire to study art therapy. Congratulations Caroline, your kindness and caring will make the world a better place!
Congratulations to Davyn Mengeling from Hardin Valley Academy. Davyn is a 2023 recipient of a $2,000 scholarship. Davyn wrote about his personal battle with a very rare cancer and how it motivated him to never give up. Davyn will be attending the University of Tennessee majoring in computer science. Congratulations Davyn, never give up and you will change the world!
Congratulations to Jacob Collins of Halls High School. Jacob received a $2,000 scholarship and will be attending the University of Tennessee majoring in Chemical Engineering. Jacob wrote about many family members who have dealt with cancer and how he wants to make an impact on the world through science. Congratulations, Jacob, we know you'll change the world for the better!
Sarah Parish of Hardin Valley Academy received a $500 book scholarship. Sarah will be attending the University of Tennessee and is an accomplished musician who will be majoring in music education. In her essay, Sarah wrote about multiple family members who have battled cancer. Best wishes Sarah!
Congratulations to MJ Tran of Hardin Valley Academy who was the recipient of a 2022 Evan Richey Memorial Schoarship. MJ wrote about a close family member's battle with cancer and how he worked multiple shifts while attending high school to help his family. MJ will be attending the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. Good luck MJ-go out and change the world!
Congratulations to Avery Light of Hardin Valley Academy. Avery received a $500 book scholarship and will be attending the University of Tennessee. Avery's essay was about how cancer has affected members of her family. Good luck Avery in all your future endeavors!
Congratulations to Cristine Chen of L&N STEM Academy. Cristine will be majoring in Molecular Biology at Princeton, MIT or Stanford. Cristine wrote about a close family member's battle with brain cancer and how his struggle has inspired her to become a physician treating disadvantaged communities. Cristine, we have no doubt you will achieve your goals! Congratulations-the world needs more people like you!
Congratulations to Sierra Shuck-Sparer who graduated from West High School and will be attending Georgia Tech. Sierra wrote about her battle with medulloblastoma and how it inspired her to study public health and biology to make the healthcare system easier to navigate. Sierra, you're an inspiration, and we know you'll change the world with your determination.
Congratulations to Mason Motley from Farragut High School. Mason will be attending the University of Tennessee majoring in Sports Management. Mason wrote about his battle with osteosarcoma and was treated at East Tennessee Children's Hospital at the same time as Evan. In his essay, Mason described how Evan motivated him to stay positive and appreciate the little victories. Best of luck in all your future endeavors!