Lighthouse Guild Scholarship Recipients Come From All Across the Country

Following a rigorous application process that included academic excellence and community involvement considerations, 10 high school seniors from around the country, who are legally blind or visually impaired, were each awarded unrestricted scholarships to help them make the transition from high school to a college or university of their choice. Additionally, two graduate students were awarded merit scholarships to support their continuing education.

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Congratulations to our 2018 scholarship recipients!

  • Brielle Cayer, Middletown, CT (Fordham University)
  • Tian Crossnoe, Bentonville, AK (University of Kansas)
  • Joseph Luther Fuller, Lawrence, KS (University of Kansas)
  • Isaac Heiman, Mukilteo, WA (Western Washington University)
  • Trisha Kulkarni, Centerville, OH (Stanford University)
  • Jack McPadden, Winchester, MA (Clark University)
  • Mausam Mehta, Staunton, VA (University of Virginia)
  • Mark Ruoff, Piscataway, NJ (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  • Sophia Vilim, Chicago, IL (Villanova University)
  • Gillian Ward, North Aurora, IL (Loyola University)
  • Mary McLaughlin, Plymouth Meeting, PA (Trinity College Dublin, MBA Program)