2002 Sonlight Curriculum Scholarship Winners

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Third Annual Scholarship Competition

We have given one $5,000 ($20,000 total), two $2,500 ($10,000 total, each), and five $1,000 ($4,000 total, each) annual four-year scholarships. We call these "annual" four-year scholarships only to indicate that winners of these awards will receive the scholarship for all four years of their college career, as long as they meet the requirements to maintain eligibility for the full four years.

$5000, 4-Year Scholarship ($20,000 total)

  • Caleb Mayes of Blumenau, Brazil plans to attend LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas, beginning in August. He has a true servant's heart and desires to one day help people in remote locations as a missionary pilot.

$2500, 4-Year Scholarship ($10,000 total)

  • Katherine Purswell of San Marcos, Texas intends to begin her college studies this fall at Southwest Texas State University. She will remain living in her hometown so that she can work with her church's children's ministry and be mentored by the children's minister.

  • Thomas Brown of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas intends to study the Bible, missions, and aviation at Moody Bible Institute. He desires to serve God as a missionary and a pilot.

$1000, 4-Year Scholarship ($4,000 total)

  • Cassie Long of Spreckels, CA intends to study nursing at the University of Washington, Biola University, or Georgetown University. Cassie desires to one day provide "reasonable medical care and spiritual healing for children all over the world."

  • Anna White of El Paso, TX is currently enrolled in the Junior Scholars Program at the University of Texas, but she plans on transferring to Montreat College or Covenant College this fall to study Elementary Education or Child Psychology. She has a desire to work with and teach children in the future.

  • Anita Jonkman of Quito, Ecuador intends to study nursing and counseling at Trinity Western University in British Columbia or Mohawk College/McMaster University in Ontario. She knows the need for medical personnel in the missions field after traveling to villages in the mountains and jungles of Ecuador and hopes that God can use her to help with this need.

  • Jessica Hammett of Quartz Hill, CA intends to study mathematics at Biola University or Cal Poly San Luis Obispo to pursue her desire of becoming a secondary mathematics teacher.

  • Emily Kreidel of Boca Raton, FL completed a semester's worth of college credit at Palm Beach Community College and Florida Atlantic University. Emily hopes to attend fire academy this fall and begin paramedic training after she has completed fire academy. She desires to become a doctor and wants to work her way through medical school as a paramedic.

Congratulations to all of this year's winners! All of these outstanding scholars desire to serve God and yield to His leading as they move toward the next step in their academic pursuits. We are excited for what God can do through the lives of these young men and women, and anticipate great things from them. It is a privilege for us to play whatever small part we can in helping them fulfill their tremendous potential.

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