2021 Professional Scholarship Recipients

The Foundation’s professional scholarship program helps radiologic science professionals meet financial obligations to return to school for completion of a degree or to obtain additional certification. This year’s professional scholarship recipients are:

Bob Cassling Memorial Scholarship ($4,000 each)

Created in memory of Bob Cassling.

  • Rebecca Hamm
  • Christa Smith

Hologic Mammography Scholarship ($4,300 each)

Made possible by a generous grant from Hologic.

  • Kaitlyn Ford
  • Robin Fry

James and Stephanie Johnston Journey Scholarship ($500)

Made possible by a generous donation from James Johnston, Ph.D., R.T.(R)(CV), FASRT, and Stephanie Johnston, M.S.R.S., R.T.(R)(M)(BD)(BS), FASRT.

  • Victoria Dillard

Joy and Jordan Renner Educator Scholarship ($1,500)

Made possible by a generous donation from Joy and Jordan Renner.

  • Stephanie Stauver

Marie L.A. Racine Scholarship ($1,000)

Made possible by a generous donation from Marie L.A. Racine, M.S.R.S., R.T.(R)(T).

  • Munad Chowdhury

Northern California Society of Radiation Therapists Scholarship ($1,500)

Made possible by a generous donation from the Northern California Society of Radiation Therapists.

  • Akaysha Diekmann

Parsons Degree Achievement Scholarship ($2,000 each)

Named in memory of former ASRT Foundation Chairman Cathy Parsons and made possible by donations to the ASRT Foundation and a generous grant from the ASRT.

  • Kristen Edouard
  • Latasha Hill
  • Alanna Horton
  • Lori LaDuke
  • Eduardo Madera
  • Amador Padilla III
  • Jenae Shindler
  • Tiffany Thom
  • Chanell Viiperi
  • Delroy Walker
  • Maddie White

Philip W. Ballinger Scholarship ($1,000 each)

Made possible by a generous donation from Phil Ballinger, Ph.D., R.T.(R), FASRT.

  • Holly Bonfig Becker
  • Maria Dimopoulos
  • Kimberly Jo Parkinson

Professional Advancement Scholarship ($500-$2,500 each)

Made possible by generous donations to the ASRT Foundation and grants from ASRT's JobBank® partner, Community Brands, Hitachi and Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies.

  • Jovan Alaniz
  • Larry Arant
  • Jennifer Carroll
  • Meshan Curry
  • Gracie Grote
  • Kaycee Hurless
  • Lisa Jumper
  • Markee Lilly
  • Lindsey Money
  • Vu Nguyen
  • Alaina Parison
  • Christine Scalzitti
  • Danielle Smeach
  • Peter Yee

Radiation Therapy Pioneers Scholarship ($1,000)

Made possible by a generous donation by Elaine Chin, B.S., R.T.(T), CMD, and Steven Hardy, M.S., R.T.(R)(T)(CT), CMD.

  • Julie Andersen

Siemens Clinical Advancement Scholarship ($5,000 each)

Made possible by a generous grant from Siemens Healthineers.

  • Zachary Breslauer
  • Bhaviniben Patel
  • Michelle Ruan
  • Lexie Thompson

Varian Proton Medical Dosimetry Scholarship ($2,500-$5,000 each)

Made possible by a generous grant from Varian Medical Systems.

  • Billie Baker
  • Shannon Day
  • Lynette Lancaster
  • Ottmar Lezama
  • Shin Yun Lim
  • Ilam Momin
  • Joseph Pagano
  • Carlos Palomeque
  • Anh Tran

Varian Radiation Therapy Advancement Scholarship ($2,500-$5,000 each)

Created in honor of Eileen McCullough and made possible by a generous grant from Varian Medical Systems.

  • Stephanie Graham
  • Calvin Hill
  • Holly King
  • Kara Lehman
  • Sarah Pittman
  • Samuel Rivers
  • Scott Stallard
  • Jessica Valensi
  • Briere Wells

 


2021 Entry-level Scholarship Recipients

The entry-level scholarship program provides financial support for outstanding students working to complete a radiologic technology or radiation therapy educational program. This year’s entry-level scholarship recipients are:

Elekta Radiation Therapy Scholarship ($5,000 each)

Made possible by a generous grant from Elekta.

  • Prince Asamoah
  • Anya Burke
  • Calista Johnson
  • Lydia LaCost
  • Keena St Louis
  • Kelly Thai

Jerman-Cahoon Student Scholarship ($2,500 each)

Created in honor of Edward Jerman and John Cahoon and made possible by support from ASRT Foundation patrons and a generous grant from the ASRT.

  • Alexis Forester
  • Michael Izatt
  • Daynalyn Jostock
  • Rachel Kiczales
  • Michelle Muench
  • Timothy Schultz
  • Mariah Schwoeppe
  • Katherine Smith
  • Shannon Smith
  • Valerie Wanke

Jorge A. Casañas Hispanic Scholarship ($1,000)

Made possible by a generous donation from Jorge A. Casanas, M.Ed., R.T.(R)(CV)(QM).

  • Corydon Delgado

Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

Made possible by donations to the ASRT Foundation in Memory of Jack and Angie Cullinan.

  • Sophia Hackel

NMTCB Scholarship ($5,000)

Made possible by a generous donation from NMTCB.

  • Tiffany Glass

Richard S. Kay Endowed Scholarship ($500 each)

Made possible by a generous donation by Richard Kay, Ph.D., R.T.(R)(M), FASRT, CRadP, MSRP.

  • Madison Karels
  • Nicole LeMasurier

Royce Osborn Minority Student Scholarship ($4,000 each)

Made possible by a generous grant from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and donations from our patrons.

  • Melody Konishi
  • Lisa Maldonado
  • Nhung Nguyen
  • Jezavya Rivera
  • Vikas Shah
  • Aundrea Weaver
  • Maliha Yeasmin

Scholarship recipients submitted applications and were selected based on evidence of commitment, leadership, achievement and financial need. The Foundation's Scholarship Review Committee evaluated scholarship applications and provided recommendations to the Board of Trustees. Recipients were then approved by the Board of Trustees.