APHA's 2013 Get Ready Scholarship: Winners announced
Congratulations to the winners of the APHA's 2013 Get Ready Scholarship!
Six students — at the high school, undergraduate and graduate college levels — were chosen from hundreds of applicants as the winners of the scholarship. The winners were selected on the basis of their essays on preparedness. Each of the students will receive $500 from the Get Ready campaign to further their education and pay for school costs as well as a free one-year APHA membership.
Thanks to everyone who submitted an essay!
2013 Get Ready Scholarship winners
HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL
- Colin Maloney: Saint Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Ohio
- Brittany Yopp: Isaac Bear Early College High School, Wilmington, N.C.
UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE LEVEL
- Ashlee Benge: Goucher College, Cedar Park, Texas
- Makedah Johnson: University of Maryland, Silver Spring, Md.
GRADUATE COLLEGE LEVEL
- Fabienne Lorenz: California State University-Northridge, Reseda, Calif.
- Anjani Parikh: Virginia Commonwealth University, Glen Allen, Va.
2013 winning essays
Read excerpts from the 2013 winning essays.
Past scholarship winners
2012-2009 Get Ready Scholarship winners
About the Get Ready Scholarship
The Get Ready Scholarship, offered in conjunction with APHA’s Get Ready campaign, is designed to encourage high school and college students to focus on the importance of emergency preparedness. The annual scholarship opens each year in February.