2022 Scholarship Recipients

Alaina Jefferson

Alaina is a graduating senior from The Steward School who has a passion and dedication to serving her community. Appreciative of her opportunity to attend private school throughout her academic career, Alaina challenged herself in rigorous courses which included AP Biology and AP Chemistry. In the Fall Alaina will begin the next chapter in her education at Vanderbilt University, where she aspires to make a positive impact on her new community by creating opportunities that introduce STEM to underserved students and encouraging diversity within the STEM career field.

Kai Stodmire

Kai, a certified medical assistant, and student at the University of Virginia is pursuing her undergraduate degree in health sciences. Kai is eager to continue both her passion and education for health care inside and outside of the classroom by gaining experience through volunteering and working at local clinics. Following the completion of her bachelor’s degree, Kai plans to continue her education in a physician’s assistance program to obtain her master’s degree.

Owen Coleman

Owen is a graduating senior from Atlee High School and will be continuing his education at The College of William and Mary this fall. During his academic career, Owen has been a student-athlete as a member of his school’s football, and track teams. An active student, Owen is inspired by the courage of his brother’s journey with autism. While Owen is passionate about advocating and standing up for those who cannot stand up for themselves, he believes the true hero is those who navigate special needs each day, like his brother.

Holly Doustout

Holly, a Henrico county native is a student at the University of Virginia. Believing “education is the doorway to accomplishing dreams”, Holly has a passion for social justice and advocating for adequate and equal education for all. Holly looks forward to continuing her education in political philosophy, policy, and law with aspirations to impact her community by continuing her advocacy for educational inequities.