NGPF Announces Scholarship Recipients for National Jump$tart Conference

Sep 04, 2018
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 NGPF is excited to announce the following NGPF Scholarship recipients who will attend the Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Cleveland, OH on November 3-5, 2018. Many will also be attending an NGPF FinCamp to be held prior to the conference on November 3rd. We were impressed with the number of high-quality applicants and found it challenging to select the following recipients from over 250 applications!

Congratulations to:

  • Aaron Shaffner, East High School (Denver, CO)
  • Abigail Lugo, St Louis Park High School (St Louis Park, MN)
  • Amy Lutes, Hampshire High School (Hampshire, IL)
  • Amy McCabe, Culpeper County High School (Culpeper, VA)
  • Ann Dark, Blue Valley West High School (Overland Park, KS)
  • Beverly Simpson, McDonald High School (McDonald, OH)
  • Brett Burkey, A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts (Palm Beach, FL)
  • Carolyn Smart, Triton Regional High School (Runnemede, NJ)
  • Christopher Brida, Benjamin Franklin School at Franklin Cove (Baltimore, MD)
  • Cindy McMullen, Germantown High School (Madison, MS)
  • Colet Pierce, H.W Byers High School (Holly Springs, MS)
  • Courtney Poquette, Winooski High School (Winooski, VT)
  • Danielle Stiebs, Oak Creek High School (Oak Creek, WI)
  • Darcy Fitzmaurice, Skowhegan Area High School (Skowhegan, ME)
  • Deborah Sonnichsen, Foothill High School (Henderson, NV)
  • Ella Hunter, East Wake High School (Wendell, NC)
  • Ellen Chase, Port of Los Angeles High School (San Pedro, CA)
  • Erin Sackett, Omaha South High Magnet School (Omaha, NE)
  • Frank Rosa, Apponequet Regional High School (Lakeville, MA)
  • Hilary Wimmer, Mountain Range High School (Westminster, CO)
  • Inez Jacobs, Academy of Trades and Technology (Alberqueque, NM)
  • Jadon Smith, Tara High School (Baton Rouge, LA)
  • James Meadows, Gretna High School (Gretna, VA)
  • Jamie Freeman, David Crockett High School (Jonesborough, TN)
  • Jared Novak, Franklin High School (Somerset, NJ)
  • Jayson Chang, Santa Teresa High School (San Jose, CA)
  • Jeffrey Snyder, Wayne Valley High School (Wayne, NJ)
  • Jillian Guy, Cumberland County High School (Crossville, TN)
  • Jodie Holmquist, Hinsdale Middle High School (Hinsdale, NH)
  • Jody Sandru, Twin Bridges High School (Twin Bridges, MT)
  • Joey Running, West Albany High School (West Albany, OR)
  • Julie Hart, Bullitt Central High School (Bullitt, KY)
  • Morgan Humphries, Moore Middle School (Disputanta, VA)
  • Kathy Metallo, Whittlemore Park Middle School (Conway, SC)
  • Kelleen Weatherman, Colville High School (Colville, WA)
  • Kelly Holloway, Ritenour Senior High School (St Louis, MO)
  • Kim Goff, Marion County Knight Academy (Lebanon, KY)
  • Latoya Thomas, Temple High School (Temple, GA)
  • Lexi Shafer, Johnston High School (Johnston, IA)
  • Margie Deabay, Hermon High School (Hermon, ME)
  • Mary Curtis, Southern High School (Louisville, KY)
  • Melissa Lopez, Regional One Education Service Center (Edinburg, TX)
  • Michael Campbell, Mott Hall IV (Bronx, NY)
  • Nikita Clark, Warren Easton Charter High School (New Orleans, LA)
  • Renee Nelson, KIPP NYC College Prep High School (Bronx, NY)
  • Renne Wasinger, Olathe South Senior High School (Olathe, KS)
  • Russ Shearer, Buckhorn High School (Buckhorn, KY)
  • Ruth Sisman, Albemarle High School (Albemarle, VA)
  • Santra Perdue, West Jefferson High School (Harvey, LA)
  • Sarah Turner, Gilmer High School (Gilmer, TX)
  • Scott Milner, Broken Arrow High School (CITY, OK)
  • Sheila Miller, Newfound Regional High School (Bristol, NH)
  • Shelagh Quigley, LCB Academy (Lake Charles, LA)
  • Suzanne Hirsch, Hudson High School (Hudson, OH)
  • Tamara Kuriger, Guthrie High School (Guthrie, OK)
  • Tony Capozziello, Beloit Memorial High School (Beloit, WI)
  • Tyler Stickle, John Horn High School (Mesquite, TX)
  • Traquel Dayley, Utah Online School (St George, UT)
  • Yvette Bedford, Centreville High School (Clifton, VA)

We look forward to seeing you in Cleveland! 

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Laura Matchett

After graduating with an education degree and spending 7 years in an elementary classroom, Laura made the switch to the non-profit world and loves interacting with students, educators and business professionals across the country. She is passionate about all students having access to high quality education and views personal finance education as one way to ‘level the playing field’. When Laura is not locating or creating high quality educational resources, you can find her mountain biking or searching for the best ramen in town!