2017 Scholarship Recipients



Listed below are 2017 scholarship recipients who applied during the August-September 2016 application period, as well as the 2017 scholarship recipients who applied during the March-April 2017 application period.

2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS – US AWARDS

Bert Krashes Scholarship - On Campus
Hattie Nottleman

Bert Krashes Scholarship - Distance Education
Heidi Wiesenfelder

CA Jewelers Association Scholarship
Joy Gebarah

ColorMasters Scholarship
Christina Jolley
Robert Longstroth

Daniel Swarovski & Co. Scholarship
Omer Buyukkol
Gemma Glasser

Dr. Peter Bancroft Scholarship
Megan Walsh

Eunice Miles - GIA Alumni Manhattan Chapter Scholarship
Jessica Peters
Lori Slater

Eunice Miles Scholarship - On Campus
Yanina Santos

Eunice Miles Scholarship - Distance Education
Rachel Strickland

GIA Scholarship - Distance Education
Rachel Akmakjian
Gianna Aprilakis
Kattie Archambault
Amanda Bankhead
Lily Barnhart
Mayelin Bernal
Stephanie Berry
Elizabeth Blank
Andrea Bolyard
Ariana Bostwick
Susan Boucher Patrick
Sarah Bradley
Stephanie Briggs
Colleen Brown
Whitney Bull (Dorrity)
Bailey Busch
Carolyn Butts
Amberly Champagne
Daniel Cimino
Patrick Contreras
Bonnie Cornell
Melissa Cousins
Emma Creech
John Crocker
Kristie Cummings
Marshall Davidson
Amy DeLooze
Harutyun Demirtshyan
Rebecca Dennis
Kenneth Derengowski
Lucrecia Disbury
Angela Dolina
Kasey Edgerton
Sarah Faske
Pamela Fearn
James Freeman
Christy Freihage
Netanya Gonzalez
Bruce Goodheart
Amber Gray
Sera Gray
Sara Hamdan
Sara Hamilton
Rafeeq Hasson
Robert Hays
Kyle Hoosier
Hollie Hyde
Elton Johnson Jr.
Jeremy Jones
Luke Kanahele
Joseph Kientzy
Patricia Kimes
Madison Kroh
Angie Krowicki
RaeAnne Larson
Teresa Lauritsen
Virginia Lemus
Hayden Lindsey
Carrie Lockwood
Aunilee Loomer
Gavriel Manakhimov
Ozcan Maro
Alexandra Marshall
Magan Martin Byron
Sonia Martinez Maguire
Christina McLearen
Patricia Mejorado
Matthew Mills
Joshua Mills
Sarah Motsenbocker
Rajit Parashar
Lindsey Pencovic
Jacob Prell
Katherine Quinn
Bradley Raders
Amanda Reichelderfer
Badr Rizq
Leanna Roberts
Marie Rooney Hardwick
Miranda Sandoz
Sara Saylor
Lesley Schwarzschild
Typhaney Shanker
Jessica Shelton
Hamed Shirzadian
Lauren Shoff
Elena Shutkova
Dominique Sotillo
Kathryn Soule
Darryl Spivey
Courtney Splawski
Michael Stone
Amber Stratton
Oanh Tiffany
Jennifer Turi
Mary Ward
Norman Watson
Sheila Wayne
Kaori Wesson
Stephanie Wishnoff
Rustin Yasavolian
Jeremy Young
Nastaran Zafar Ardalan

GIA Scholarship - Lab Classes
Debra Alexander
Micah Brown
Patricia Lovell
Alexandra Perez Demma

GIA Scholarship - On Campus
Atengqimuge
Sara Bailey
Eliza Jane Balisacan
Jonathan Bassett
Sarah Basta
Logan Beltinck
Jared Bernstein
Briana Bhebhe
Christopher Bowen
Jasmine Chan
Chuan Chen
Jaclyn Chopjian
Catherine Clarke
Angela Crump
Rachel Dery
Sarah Downs
Jordan Fountain
Abraham Gomez
Arzoo Goodnight
Marianne Grigoli
Winnie Harrington
Husnain Hassan
Preston Hauser
Latia Hocker
Amanda Honeyman
Taylor Jenkins
Deborah Klein
Erick Kpakpo Mackassy
Jillian Kuzmin
Gloria Lee
Amelia Lee
Judy Li
Matthew Longhini
Mikako Love
Kiera McGrath
Maureen Moses
Alexandra Nazarian
Wesley Ngagnii
Cirri Nicholishen
Pritam Niroula
Charlenne Onyango Obbo
Victoria Ordonez
David Michael Osta
Annie Park
Aaron Prescott
Daniel Ramirez
Alexi Riggins
Randy Robertson
Davina Romansky Batal
Mohammed Seid
Zachary Smith
Trevin Sweazea
Vanessa Van Horssen
Ignacio Villanueva
Marissa Wiedemann
Stephanie Wilson
AgnesNicole Winter
Yun Yang
Gabriella Zwirn

GIA Scholarship Fund for U.S. Veterans
James Cresta
David Howard
Hannah Knous

Hearts On Fire Scholarship
Vatche Vartanian

Jack J. Abelson Scholarship
John Flores

Mikimoto Scholarship
Simona Barrett
Lydia Lee
Jennifer Wintjen

No. CA Golden Gate GIA Alumni Assoc. Scholarship
Julie Nguyen

No. Texas GIA Alumni Association Scholarship
Jessica Walla

Richard T. Liddicoat Scholarship - On Campus
Aria Agarwal

Richard T. Liddicoat Scholarship - Distance Education
Erhard Eichert

Rio Grande Scholarship
Olivia Sugarman

Susan Eisen Fine Jewelry & Watches Scholarship
Jill Mraidi
Christina Paris

Tiffany & Co. Scholarship
Shelbi Holtkamp
Wonkyung Chloe Jun
Jaris Morrison
Samantha Rohr

Trillion Diamond Co. Scholarship
Jacob Szajowitz

William Goldberg Diamond Corp. Scholarship
Emily Fout

2017 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDS

Tawfic Farah Memorial Scholarship
Yuk Ki Leung

GIA Scholarship – Hong Kong
Wing Tung Maggie Chan
Shivani Chhaparwal
Chun Kei Keis Chu
Winda Yuen Yee Ho
Yash Kothari
Wing Florence Lau
Chun Yin Andy Law
Pui Wa Lee
Sze Man Ma
Brieuc Taymans
Yuk Ling Teresa Wong
Rong Zheng

GIA Scholarship – India
Ruchika Agarwal
Agarwal Anil
Puja Bardia
Rupesh Dihora
Krutang Doshi
Nikhil Jain
Arihant Jain
Kaustubh Jawahire
Hitesh Kansodariya
Manali Malandkar
Fikile Masango
Twinkle Mavani
Jigar Mody
Mathews Mughogho
Sneha Negandhi
Kartikanand Pandey
Trishla Parakh
Sweta Poddar
Rohit Punjabi
Mukul Sachdeva
Saurav Saraff
Anurag Shah
Rushabh Shah
Swapnil Shah
Jainam Shah
Almas Sheikh
Sudha Soni
Swaroopa Ved
Rohit Verma
Alejandro Arana

GIA Scholarship – London
Lily Back
Marine Bouvattier
Zoe Curwen
Diyunuge Dangedara
Pedro Faria
Mihaly Horvath
Mariya Ivanova
Vera Jotanovic
Mi Young Kim
Ekaterina Kovalenok
Liching Lim
Neusa Lopez Caballero
Alessandra Mustacchi
Alexander Ozerov
Sara Peri
Gael Poilvet
Milena Radulovic
Maria Rodriguez
Beate Schloeglhofer
Haaris Sheikh
Mary Wallin
Sharma Lee Wellington

GIA Scholarship - Middle East
Dzenana Bajric
Ayoub Bouali
Mouhammed Halawi
Vimbai Munjoma
Syed Nasim Shah
Muhammad Shaikh
Huruy Tiquabo

GIA Scholarship – Taiwan
Shih Yun Chen
Chiao Wei Fan
Yijhen Huang
Hsin Yu Lai
Szu Hui Lien
Yuehwen Lin
Tsai Ni Lin
Yen Ting Lu
Xiang Yi Pan
Fengyi Tsai
Lin Chiau Wang

GIA Scholarship – Thailand
Abolade Aborisade
Amalie Fryland Damgaard
Yousuf Huzefa
Supriya Narula
Anastasiia Nokhrina
Nina Pikova
Arisara Saengchat
Regina Bienvenida Santi
Omi Shakya
Ekaterina Smolina
Betsey Wittrock

GIA Scholarship – International Distance Education
Akhtar Ali
Qurat Ul Ain Ali
Gazal Alizada
Esther Alpert
Margarita Assad
Thomas Ballantyne
Samarkand Bernard
Suo Bi
Dalein Booysen
Lina Brigaityte
Shakira Fathima Buhardeen
Paul Button
Johannes Chokwe
MaryAnne Dades
Kushkumar Dandiker
David De Araujo
Helene De Skowronski
Muhammadh Ashfaq Deen
Joselle Dela Rosa
Adam Di Russo
Stefan Doveton Moore
Hira Ejaz Ahmed Abbasi
Ella Ferneyhough
Sophie Fortin
Marta Fracek
Thiago Freitas
Kata Granic
Kyrylo Gubariev
Chantel Gushue
Aurelie Hammen
Fauzia Hassan
Peter Hermes
Dragan Hochbaum
Elizabeth Hodges
Naomi Howard
Mayu Ishii
Allieu Jalloh
Rachel James
Richard Kailingi
Hye Jin Kang
Sonny Kearney
Aaron Kelman
Emmanuel Kowa
Jennifer Lavigne
Ye Jia Lee
Potsoko Peter Lerotholi
Natasja Le Roux
Jillian Lucyk
Kristina Lukosaityte
Masoud Makaremi
Kaushik Mangroliya
Aaron Manomano
Deborah McDonald
Alexis McKenzie
Zihui Meng
Claire Mitchell
Makhetha Motsoari
Deborah Murdoch
Thomas Mussa Mbewe
Kevin Ngo
Thuy Ha Ngo
Rickshan Nifuhan
Olivia Nottage
Muftau Ojulari
Stephanie Pereira
Zara Power
Karolina Prejs
Chamal Ramawickrama Gamaarachchige
Habib Rehman
Chaniya Rochd
Noemia Ruge
Kelly Safarewicz
Cheryl Segal
Abhishek Shah
Mike Shambulo
Vishesh Sharma
Giancarlo Silva
Indra Tangkas Sinaga
Shan Smit
Anubhuti Swarup
Negin Tadayyon Najaf Abadi
Tran Minh Tan
Xabrina Michelli Thompson
Nyasha Tobaiwa
Sheena Evert Trapal
Daniela Trigo Rodriguez
Bolor Erdene Tumurchudur
Noor Ullah
Jekaterina Vassiljeva
Margaretha Viljoen
Ue Ling Wong
Amanda Woods
Sai Ching Woon
Mee Gin Yap
Chao Yu
Collin Zengeni
Yingqi Zhao

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