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AFA’s 2019 Teen Scholarship Essay Contest

Thank you to everyone who submitted entries for AFA’s Scholarship Essay Contest. Congratulations to the following students who have been selected as winners in the contest!

First Place ($5,000):

Jason Sitt- Lynbrook, NY

Second Place ($2,500):

Abigail Ransom- Ambler, PA

Third Place ($1,500):

Corynne Emmerson- Salem, VA

Runners Up ($1,000):

Hunter Daniels – Clarks Hill, SC

Julia Mazzucato – Tustin, CA

Christopher Bi – McLean, VA

Jaden Carrier – Dayton Beach Shores, FL

Alexa Gallo – Wildwood, NY

Caitlin Gurley – Pensacola, FL

Ryan McCue – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sabrina Piccirillo-Stosser – Ossining, NY

Aisho Ali – Columbus, OH

Lindsey Hicks – Spotsylvania, VA

Morgan Phillips – Hollenburg, KS

Lacey Sanguinito – Little Meadows, PA

Lillian Segert – Grant Park, IL

Runners Up ($750):

Mason Cavalier – New Orleans, LA

Andrea Gehling – Breda, IA

Anna Gleason – Gross Point Park, MI

Caroline Howard – Harwich Port, MA

Annika Phillips – Portland, OR

Mia Quinlan – Marion, MA

Varsha Vedapudi – Troy, MI

Amanda Porter – Ashburnham, MA

Ashlee Phillips – Blakely, GA

Runners Up ($500):

Emma Marrs – Brentwood, TN

Joseph McInvale – West Point, NY

Kaitlyn Pendergrast – Galesburg, IL

Gina Vitacco – Carpentersville, IL

Monique Ades – Coarsegold, CA

Emily Pettesch – Hillsborough, NJ

Erica Wattenmaker – Southampton, PA

Myka Savage – Chicago, IL

Ashlyn Kelly – Dudley, MA

Xavier King- Pueblo, CO

Quinn Collier – Brunswick, GA


For students who will be high school seniors this fall, mark your calendars: the deadline to enter AFA’s 2020 Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship Essay Contest is Friday, January 17th, 2020.