Kruse Memorial Scholarship Past Winners

2018

Forty-six students from 16 health science disciplines and 17 academic institutions were eligible for the Robert D. Kruse Memorial Scholarship. Five winners were selected by Mrs. Alice Kruse, and each received $5,000:

  • Kalee Eichelberger, Dietetics, University of Florida
  • Nicole Harmon, Physical Therapy, Ohio University
  • Rachel Riedmann, Occupational Therapy, Cleveland State University
  • Alison Seitz, Occupational Therapy, Cleveland State University
  • Lucas Zastrow, Physical Therapy, The University of Toledo

Six winners were selected by a Health Sciences Education selection committee, and each received $2,500:

  • Ashton Daniel, Occupational Therapy, The University of Findlay
  • Regan Everiss, Audiology, The University of Akron
  • Mitchell Haines, Physician Assistant, The University of Toledo
  • Brittni Kwiatkowski, Physical Therapy, The University of Toledo
  • Elise Rininger, Occupational Therapy, Cleveland State University
  • Marisa Ternes, Physical Therapy, The University of Toledo

2017

Sixty-six students from 17 health science disciplines and 16 academic institutions were eligible for the Robert D. Kruse Memorial Scholarship. Three winners were selected by Mrs. Alice Kruse, and each received $5,000:

  • Morgan Barnum, Pharmacy, The University of Findlay
  • Melanie Holmes, Radiologic Technology, Cleveland Clinic School of Diagnostic Imaging
  • Joshua Scribben, Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University

Five winners were selected by a Health Sciences Education selection committee, and each received $3,000:

  • Michael Blake, Occupational Therapy, The University of Toledo
  • Kaitlyn Deran, Occupational Therapy, Cleveland State University
  • Kelsey Dietrick, Speech-Language Pathology, The University of Toledo
  • Clarissa Jovingo, Respiratory Therapy, The University of Akron
  • Madeline Meyers, Physician Assistant, Kettering College

2016

Forty-eight students from 11 health science disciplines and 21 academic institutions were eligible for the Robert D. Kruse Memorial Scholarship. Three winners were selected by Mrs. Alice Kruse, and each received $5,000:

  • Jennifer Akerley, Radiologic Technology, Cleveland Clinic School of Diagnostic Imaging
  • Jessica Caldwell, Radiologic Technology, Lorain County Community College
  • Kevin Yu, Physical Therapy, Ohio University

Six winners were selected by a Health Sciences Education selection committee, and each received $2,500:

  • Jessica Bucher, Medical Laboratory Science, Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Laboratory Science
  • Alexandra Gillen, Occupational Therapy, Cleveland State University
  • Kylie Mathias, Physical Therapy, The University of Findlay
  • Jessica Phillips, Physical Therapy, The University of Toledo
  • Alexander Rospert, Physical Therapy, The University of Findlay
  • Brandon Sommers, Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University