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Meet MMC’s 2020-2021 DeBlasio and Wehman Scholars

September 26, 2020
  • Clockwise from top left: Jordan Barnett ’21, Jade Johnsamson ’22, Noelia Tavarez ’21, and Shade Eleazer ’22
Congratulations to four MMC Natural Sciences students Jordan Barnett ’21, Jade Johnsamson ’22, Shade Eleazer ’22, and Noelia Tavarez ’21, this year’s recipients of the Kathleen DeBlasio Science Outreach Scholarship and Wehman Scholarship for majors in the biological sciences.

 

The Kathleen DeBlasio Science Outreach Scholarship is awarded to students in the Biology and Biomedical Sciences programs who make outstanding contributions to the scientific and educational goals of the Natural Sciences Department at Marymount Manhattan. The recipients of the 2020-2021 Kathleen DeBlasio Science Outreach Scholarship are Jordan Barnett ’21 and Jade Johnsamson ’22. Jordan and Jade exhibit extraordinary leadership qualities as demonstrated through service, science outreach, and holding executive positions in the Science Society and Pre-Med Club. This scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Kathleen O’Reilly DeBlasio ’61.

The Wehman Scholarship is a merit-based competitive scholarship for high-performing Biology and Biomedical Sciences majors. The 2020-21 awardees of the Wehman Scholarship are Shade Eleazer ’22 and Noelia Tavarez ’21. The Wehman Scholarship is a gift to Marymount Manhattan College in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Jacqueline (Byrne) Wehman, for students pursuing a degree in the biological sciences. The late Mrs. Wehman was a Marymount Manhattan College alumna, class of 1950. 

Congratulations to these four extraordinary students!