OCC Names 2015-2016 Chancellor’s Scholarship Recipients

OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – The Oakland Community College Chancellor’s Scholarship Committee has named Chancellor’s Scholarship recipients for 2015-2016.

Chancellor’s Scholarships of $2,500 were presented to students attending OCC Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 semesters fulltime. 

Scholarships were awarded to 56 high school students and 10 adult/alternative education center students.

Recipients are: Lindsay Smith, of Clarkston, Perla Escamilla, of Ortonville, Thomas Fallon, of Oakland, Rachel James, of Leonard, Taylor Turla, of Troy, Julia Walton, of Holly, Alexandra Pettit, of Rochester, Marco Jimenez, of Rochester Hills, Amanda Hudak, of Rochester Hills, Da’Marja Spann, of Pontiac, Alexia Coleman, of Rochester Hills, Derick Nelson, of Troy, Katherine Barton, of Pontiac, Alexy Kuipers, of Holly, Kaitlyn Beauchamp, of Ortonville, Emily Aeillo, of Lake Orion, Emily Kimmel, of Lake Orion, Michael Heredia, of Troy, Courtney Patton, of Shelby Township, Amanda Mundt, of Troy, Shiah Shipley, of Ortonville, Christopher Morrow, of Lake Orion, Emily Wilder, of Oxford, Annamarie Cappetto, of Troy, Julia Rambeau, of Davisburg, Courtney Thomas, of Waterford, Taylor Hall, of Commerce Township, Cassandra Blackshear, of White Lake, Rachael Kunz, of Waterford, Sarah Pilot, of Highland, Jonathan Weier, of White Lake, Kylie Johnston, of Waterford, Nicholas Smith, of Waterford, Erdem Kilic, of Waterford, Lindsay Carie, of Ortonville, Andrew Tomasi, of Milford, Aubrey Dunn, of Commerce Twp., Michael Mazzola, of Wolverine Lake, Lauren Elias, of Farmington Hills, Lana Sara, of West Bloomfield, Hunter Desjarlais, of Farmington, Charnice Ross, of Detroit, Vincent Lirato, of Farmington Hills, Charlotte Hartsell, of Walled Lake, Evan Thomas, of Novi, Maxine Dela Paz, of West Bloomfield, Sarah Cremering, of Farmington Hills, Olivia Saranen, of Farmington, Nataliya Sorochak, of Warren, Shannon Gardner, of Ferndale, Tori Jackson, of Madison Heights, Steven Jacques, of Royal Oak, Rebecca Phoenix, of Ferndale, Nicholas Bagierek, of Huntington Woods, Loren Hanna, of Madison Heights, Taylor Thorne, of Clawson, Mariam Meshaal, of Southfield, Cherbel Yammine, of Madison Heights, Joshua Lonsdale-Verbiest, of Madison Heights, Hind Matti, of Southfield, Makenna Calvert, of Berkley, Zaria Ware, of Lathrup Village, Carleen Neff, of Troy, Grace Noble, of Birmingham, Gloria Noble, of Birmingham, and Alex Ambrose, of Detroit.

About OCC

With multi campus system throughout Oakland County, Oakland Community College is committed to providing academic and developmental experiences that allows each student to reach their full potential and enhance the diverse communities they serve. It offers degrees and certificates in approximately 100 career fields and university transfer degrees in business, science and the liberal arts. More than a million students have enrolled in the college since it opened in 1965.


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