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Superintendent Scholarship
Recipients

2020 Superintendent Scholarships

Hanoush Megan

  • High SchoolUtica High School
  • CollegeOakland University:
    Honors College
  • Course of StudyPre-Law
Megan Hanoush traces her career interest to an Advanced Placement Government class. “This class confirmed that I was entirely a fan, not only of just government but also the idea of being able to represent and fight for your client.” Drawing on her growing interest in history, government and strength as a public speaker, Megan has set her future goal to be a corporate lawyer. She will begin next year by studying pre-law at the Oakland University Honors College. Her parents are Summer and Mark Hanoush.

Jennifer Weihs

  • High School Stevenson High School
  • CollegeUniversity of Michigan
  • Course of StudyPsychology

Jennifer Weihs is described by those who know her as having the talent and grit to meet any challenge. She has shown this grit through her choices of rigorous Advanced Placement program, her participation and leadership in school clubs and her chosen career. “Dermatology is not for the faint of heart. It involves constant work, a competitive spirit and a strong stomach.” She will major in psychology at the University of Michigan. Her parents are Kimberly Richert-Weihs and Paul Weihs.

Jennifer Weir

  • High SchoolEisenhower High School
  • CollegeUniversity of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Course of StudyMolecular, Cellular,
    and Developmental Biology

Jennifer has been active in the Eisenhower High School band, studied Spanish with the goal of becoming bilingual to study abroad, and taken advantage of rigorous coursework and extra-curricula activities. “Intellectual self-conduct and deep-rooted respect for those around me, which was gained in high school, will be maintained forever in my career.

Julie Elfishawy

  • High SchoolUtica Academy for international studies
  • CollegeUndecided
  • Course of StudyPre-Medicine

Julie Elfishawy realized her life’s goal through a project designed to help others. As a junior, Julie organized a camp focused on healthcare careers. “I realized that, while I fostered interest in healthcare within my participants, I’d intensified my own passion for medicine.”

Kamrya Maples

  • High SchoolEisenhower High School
  • CollegeUniversity of Michigan
  • Course of StudyEconomics and Actuarial Science

Kamryn Maples describes herself as someone with a keen sense for numbers. “My brain seems naturally calibrated for mathematics. My interest in the economy flourished from my love of mathematics.” Her interests in both fields will come together and she pursues a career in governmental actuarial science, which starts next year at the University of Michigan. She honors as key to her success her mother, Natacha Maples, and her sisters, Lauren and Keshia Primo-Allen.

Kenward Aaron

  • High SchoolEisenhower High School
  • CollegeOakland University
  • Course of StudyComputer Engineering

Aaron Kenward is drawn to the field of nursing. “I want to contribute to each patient’s health, both physically and mentally, helping them through the rough spots and restoring their sense of well-being.” She has made the most of the opportunities available to her through UCS: NHS, Key Club, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), National Technical Honor Society and Project Unify. She will continue her work next year at the University of Detroit Mercy. She recognizes both her mother and grandmother – Kathleen Vani and Marie Vani – for her success.

Matway Celine

  • High SchoolEisenhower High School
  • CollegeUniversity of Detroit Mercy
  • Course of StudyNursing

Celine Matway is drawn to the field of nursing., want to contribute to each patient’s health, both physically and mentally, helping them through the rough spots and restoring their sense of well-being.” She has made tho most of tho opportunities available to her through UCS: NHS, Key Club, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA). National Technical Honor Society and Project Unify. She will continue her work next year at the University of Detroit Mercy. She recognizes both her mother and grandmother – Kathleen Vani and Marie Vani – for her success.

Michael Hagen

  • High SchoolEisenhower High School
  • CollegeUniversity of Michigan
  • Course of StudyEconomics

Michael Hagen has a great respect for the impact that economics has on everyday life. “I find economics, in general, a fascinating subject as it touches nearly every aspect of life today from gas prices to politics.” In addition to enrolling in rigorous course of study in high school, he has been the captain of the Eisenhower Swim Team. He will continue the study of economics at the University of Michigan. He recognizes his father, Michael Hagen, and sister, Caitlin Hagen, as significant keys to his success.

Mousseau Noah

  • High SchoolUtica High School
  • CollegeWayne State University
  • Course of StudyComputer Science

Noah Mousseau has a simple formula he will follow to become a successful computer programmer. “I plan on just staying strong, and persevering through college one day at a time, taking things as they come and staying on top of those which I have to think about for the future.”

Shaman Sebastian

  • High SchoolUtica High School
  • CollegeMichigan State University
    Lyman Briggs Honors College
  • Course of StudyBiochemistry

Sebastian Shaman thrives in environments that are innovative, integrative and collaborative. It is an environment he experienced in UCS and one he is looking forward to at @lymanbriggs at Michigan State University as he pursues a career as a physician.

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