Congratulations to all the winners of the Audria M. Edwards Scholarship Awards! We can’t think of a better way to invest in the future of our community.

2017 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Scout Osborne $5,000.00 Oregon State University Bioengineering & Spanish
Hunter Stuehm $5,000.00 Western Washington University Communication Sciences
Kai Velazco $4,000.00 Mt. Hood Community College Nursing
Adair Bingham $4,000.00 Portland State University Psychology
Julieta Ramirez-Solis $3,500.00 Willamette University Politics
Ryan DePauw $2,000.00 Portland State University Speech & Hearing Sciences
Tabria Etuck $2,500.00 Portland State University Communications & Theatre
Zoe Bennett-Wendell $2,500.00 Portland State University Political Science/Pre-Law
Steven Tang $1,500.00 University of Oregon Science & Fine Arts
* Tiara Desmond Memorial Scholarship Recipient

2016 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Aaron Reed $4,000.00 Portland State University Business Administration
Steven Tang $3,000.00 University of Oregon Fine Arts
Hunter Stuehm $3,000.00 Western Washington University Applied Linguistics
Bradley Lewis $3,000.00 Marymount Manhattan College Acting/Musical Theatre
Jacob Fulbright $2,000.00 Willamette University Mathematics
Aaron Srok $1,000.00 Portland Community College Psychology
Kai Velazco $2,000.00 Southern Oregon University Nursing
Jose Madrid Beltran $1,000.00 Linfield College Nursing
* Tiara Desmond Memorial Scholarship Recipient

2015 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
David Mendez Cantu $4,000.00 Portland State University Computer Science
Andrew M. Hunt $3,250.00 Princeton University Computer Science
Teresa Fine Whittington $3,250.00 Washington State University English/Women’s Studies
Joe Breedlove $3,000.00 Portland State University Psychology/Social Work
Shaylee Reichardt $2,500.00 North Carolina State University Sociology/Business
Aaron Reed $2,500.00 Portland State University Business Administration
Maximilian West $2,500.00 Portland State University Community Health Ed.
Elizabeth Anderson $2,000.00 Ohio Wesleyan University Neuroscience
Philip Stinnett $1,000.00 Eastern Oregon University Music Education
Jean Withers $1,000.00 Portland State University Sociology/Gender Studies

2014 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Patrick Douglas $2,000.00 Portland State University Computer Science
Andrew M. Hunt $1,500.00 Princeton University Computer Science
Bradley J. Lewis $1,500.00 Oregon State University Political Science
Shain L. Wright $1,500.00 Washington State University Human Development
Katie L. Jambor $1,500.00 Portland State University Biochemistry
Teresa M. Fine $1,000.00 Washington State University English/Sociology
Aquene Rose Kimmel $1,000.00 Case Western Reserve University History
John David Kearns $1,000.00 University of Phoenix Criminal Justice
Dustina Haase-Lanier $1,000.00 Washington State University Social Work
Emily E. Mooreland $1,000.00 Concordia University Nursing
Mathew Longworth $1,000.00 Chemeketa Nursing

2013 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Andrew Hunt $2,000.00 Princeton University Materials Science
Charity Judkins $2,000.00 Portland State University Applied Science
Alexander Horsey $2,000.00 Portland State University Community Development
Patrick Douglas $2,000.00 Portland State University Computer Science
Taylor Darnielle $1,000.00 University of San Francisco Mathematics
Brydon Qualls-Thomas $1,000.00 University of Oregon Chinese
Tyler Griswold $1,000.00 Willamette University Pre-Med, Nursing
Aaron Sean Lee Cryer $1000.00 University of the Arts Dance
Tascha Johnson $1,000.00 Portland Community College Physical Therapy
Monty Herron $1,000.00 Portland State University Liberal Arts
Tony Nordheim $1,000.00 Rogue Community College Associate of Arts

2012 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Evan Griffis $2,000.00 Whitman College Pre-Political Science
Charity Judkins $2,000.00 Lane Community College Fabrication/Welding
Edgar Cedeno $2,000.00 Warner Pacific Social Sciences
David Morris $2,000.00 Ashford University Behavioral Sciences
Phillip Wade Garry $1,500.00 Portland State University Sociology
Annie Levitt $1,500.00 Washington State University Social Sciences
Britany Martin $1,000.00 Washington State University Human Development
Kassandra Simmons-Yager $1000.00 University of Portland Nursing
Patrick Douglas $1,000.00 Portland State University Computer Science

2011 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Evan Griffis $1,500.00 Whitman College Pre-Political Science
Lily (Christine) Haboush $1,500.00 Linfield College of Nursing Nursing
Ben-Lee Feliciano $1,500.00 Aveda Institute Cosmetology
Phillip Wade Garry $1500.00 Portland State University Sociology
Alan Thompson $1000.00 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Aeronautical Engineering
Thien Tran $1000.00 Clark College Pharmacy
Devon Davis $1000.00 Portland Community College Social Services
Krystal Lynn Phillips $1,000.00 Aveda Institute Cosmetology

2010 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Jose Echvarria-Acosta $1,000.00 Stanford University Political Science
Brian Delaurenti $1,000.00 Montana State University Business/Marketing/Photgraphy
Nathan Reed $1,000.00 Western Washington Music & Art
Alan Thompson $1000.00 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Aeronautical Engineering
Terry Roberts $1000.00 PCC & OHSU Nursing

2009 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Steve Tran $1,500.00 University of Oregon Psychology/Women’s Studies
Brian Salvador $1,000.00 Portland State University Business Administration
Kevin Truong $1,000.00 The Pratt Institute Photography
Michael J. Tofte $750.00 Lewis & Clark College Art History
Sage Trail $750.00 Maryland Institute College of Art Fine Arts

2008 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Brian Salvador $1,500.00 Portland State University Accounting, Communications
Kevin Murphy $1,250.00 University of Redlands Environmental Studies
Carlos Lopez $1,000.00 Southern Oregon University Performing Arts
Michael J. Tofte $1,000.00 Lewis & Clark College English Language & Lit
Michael A. Goss $500.00 University of Washington Atmospheric Science
Maisha Foster-O’Neal $500.00 Lewis & Clark College Sociology/Anthropology, Gender
Tania Diane Porter $500.00 Oregon State University American Studies: Diversity

2007 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Jeffrey DeGroot $1,500.00 Whitman College Political Science
Brian Salvador $1,500.00 Portland State University Business
Linda Cathey $1,000.00 University of Oregon Family & Human Services
Allison Kateri Parker $1,000.00 University of Washington Economics & International Relations
Kristine M. Earl $1,000.00 Clark College Addiction Medicine
Candido Cornejo Jr. $1,000.00 Los Angeles Film School Film Production
Brandon Kazen-Maddox $500.00 University of Seattle Arts & Science
Ricky Cookman $500.00 Boise State University Education

2006 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Jeffrey DeGroot $1,500.00 Whitman College Political Science
Brian Salvador $1,500.00 Portland State University Business
Brandon Kazen-Maddox $1,500.00 University of Seattle Arts & Science
Michelle Martinez $1,000.00 Seattle University International Studies
Marc Delphine $1,000.00 University of Phoenix Business Mgmt. & Marketing
Rylee Keys $1,000.00 Portland State University Pre-Medicine

2005 Scholarship Recipients:

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Jeffrey DeGroot $1,500.00 Whitman College Political Science
Rylee A. Keys $1,000.00 Portland State University Pre-Medicine
Britta Houser $1,000.00 Samuel Merritt College Nursing
Cody J. Newton $1,000.00 Lane Community College Automotive Technology
Margaret Whitcomb $1,000.00 Southern Oregon University Psychology
Jeffrey Allen Stumpf $1,000.00 Portland State University English/Writing

2004 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Emma Rood $2,000.00 Simon’s Rock College Linguistics
Jeffrey Bert DeGroot $2,000.00 Whitman College Political Science
Marilyn L. Ceaser $2,000.00 Portland Community College Emergency Medical Technician
Phillips G. Mathews $2,000.00 Western Oregon University American Sign Language & Psychology
Zachary T. Schreckenberger $2,000.00 Portland State University Theater Arts
Jared W. Sherrow $1,500.00 Lewis & Clark International Affairs and Pre-Med
Victoria Miller-Moon $1,500.00 Clark College Gay and Lesbian Advocacy Law
Benjamin T. Nice $1,000.00 Oregon State University Bioresource Research & Applied Genetics
Jack “Jaye” Sablan $1,000.00 Portland State University Child and Family Studies
Tuesday Smillie $1,000.00 Oregon College of Arts and Crafts Book Arts
Jessica Hale $1,000.00 Western Oregon University Liberal Arts & Education
Douglas A. Hopper $1,000.00 University of Oregon Journalism & Electronic Media
Nicole Mack $1,000.00 Oregon Institute of Technology Dental Hygiene
Robert S.D. Hein $1,000.00 University of Portland Nursing

2003 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Miriam A. E. Volpin $3,500.00 Oregon Health Sciences University Nursing
Kelly Hoeppner $3,000.00 Oregon College of Art and Craft Textiles
Wayne C. Bund $2,000.00 University of Oregon Theatre/Fine Arts
Trevor Cords $2,000.00 University of Oregon Psychology
Leah Kristine Rivendell $1,500.00 Portland State University Biology/Japanese
Jodi Russell $1,500.00 Portland Community College Psychology
Becky Van Wormer $1,500.00 Oregon State University Electrical Engineering
Dyana Mitchell $1,000.00 Western Business College Medical Administration
Jaye Sablan $1,000.00 Mt. Hood Community College Mental Health/Human Services
Joel Vasquez Reyes $1,000.00 Chemeketa Community College Nursing

2002 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Morgan Hawes $3,500.00 Linfield College Health Sciences- Pre-Med
Kelly Hoeppner $2,500.00 Oregon College of Art and Craft Textiles
Miriam A. E. Volpin $2,500.00 Oregon Health Sciences University Nursing
April Sunrise $1,500.00 Portland Community College Writing/Psychology
Damon Thompson $1,000.00 Oregon College of Art & Craft Metalsmithing
Jesus Morales $1,000.00 Portland State University Computer Sciences
Gregory Lloyd $1,000.00 Portland State University Bio Chemistry (Pre-Med)
Chad Chamberlain $1,000.00 Portland State University Business Administration/
Information Systems
Charyse Appledorn $1,000.00 University of Oregon Elementary Education

2001 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Kelly Hoeppner $3,500.00 Oregon College of Art and Craft Textiles
April Sunrise $2,000.00 Portland Community College Writing/Psychology
Leah Gregory $1,500.00 Southern Oregon University Science
Lela E. McDonald $1,500.00 Southern Oregon University Psychology/Women’s Studies
Tad M. Williams $1,500.00 Lewis & Clark Art
Miriam A. E. Volpin $1,500.00 Portland Community College Nursing
Alex Tinker $1,500.00 University of Oregon History/Teaching
Tara Hicks $750.00 Oregon State University Fine Arts
Chad Chamberlain $750.00 Portland State University Business Administration/
Information Systems
Nicole Hooper $750.00 Iona College Mass Media

2000 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR SPONSOR
Kelly Hoeppner $3,000.00    Oregon College of Art and Craft Textiles The PDX Eagle & CC Slaughter’s
Nancy Slocum $1,750.00 Southern Oregon University Human Services The Raintree Empire of Vancouver, WA.
Rebecca Clark $1,750.00 Linfield College Nursing The Raintree Empire of Vancouver, WA.
Michael Aucoin Jr. $1,250.00 Portland Community College Special Education Instruction Red Cap Garage/Boxxes
Joel Campos-Alvis $1,250.00 Portland State University Education Red Cap Garage/Boxxes
Cynthia Hubble $1,250.00 Memphis College of Art Art Miller Beer & Patti O’Dora
Jazmyn Hutchinson $1,250.00 Reed College Physics Silverado & Patti O’Dora
Heather Kimberly $1,000.00 Portland Community College English Eric Brown
Dori Hinamon $500.00 Portland Community College Graphic Design Ms. Portland X Mary Houston
Jessica Brunelle $500.00 Portland Community College Graphic Design Ms. Portland X Mary Houston

1999 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR SPONSOR
Donna Johns $2,500.00 Washington State University Psychology ISRC & GayPDX.com
Chris Eglinton $1,500.00 University of Oregon Elementary Education Silverado & Misfits
Nancy Slocum $1,000.00 Southern Oregon University Sociology Just Out
Justin Jay Clark $1,000.00 University of Oregon Political Science Half Acre Manor
Bobbi Jo Epperson $1,000.00 Linn-Benton Community College Graphic Art Brig/Boxxes
Chelsea Bendele $900.00 Oregon Health Science University Dental Hygiene Eagle
Chris Reynolds $800.00 Academy of Art College Art History Miller Brewing Company
Justin Hovey $800 Portland State University Psychology Portland Creative
Orchid Cavett $500.00 Portland Community College Associate of Arts GayPDX.com
Nicole Hooper $500.00 Portland Community College Journalism David Evans Memorial

1998 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR SPONSOR
Robert Wright $1,500.00 Clark University Atlanta Social Work Embers Avenue
Gregory Matteucci $1,200.00 Portland State University Urban Studies Brig/Boxxes
Justin Jay Clark $1,200.00 University of Oregon Political Science Imperial Sovereign Rose Court
LaTania Chura $1,000.00 Portland State University Sociology www.gaypdx.com
Gregory Twiss $1,000.00 Southern Oregon University Communications www.gaypdx.com
Shelley L. Smith $800.00 Portland State University History Raintree Empire
Kimberly Ramsey $500.00 Mt. Hood Comm. College Mental Health Portland Creative
Tod Mollgaard $500.00 Vancouver School of Beauty Cosmetology Michael Norvell
Nichol Hooper $500.00 Portland Community College Arts Lanny Swerdlow
* 1998 David Evans Memorial Scholarship Fund

1997 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Shane Baker-Snelling $1,500.00 Marylhurst University Pre-Med
Shelley Smith $1,500.00 Portland State University History
Colleen Huntwork $1,000.00 Portland State University Elementary Education
David Adkins-Brown $1,000.00 Pacific University General Studies
Michelle Neely $1,000.00 Portland Community College Civil Engineering
Shawn Jereb $1,000.00 Portland Community College General Studies
Jason Stoats $750.00 Chemeketa Community College Business Administration
Jennifer Wetteland $750.00 Portland Community College Speech Therapy
Michael Sorensen $500.00 New York University Social Work

1996 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Patricia Sexton $2,500.00 Clackamas Community College Nursing
Amie Oliver $1,750.00 Portland State University Sociology/Women’s Studies
Michelle Neely $1,750.00 Portland Community College Civil Engineering
Gina Ross $1,000.00 Lewis & Clark College Pre-Med
Noni Gibson $750.00 University of Portland Science
Pat Hunter $750.00 College of Oriental Med. Oriental Medicine
Diane Hartford $500.00 University of Portland Nursing
Jean Mulcahy $500.00 University of Portland Biology/Chemistry
LaTania Chura $500.00 Portland State University General Studies

1995 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Beth Allen $1,000.00 Willamette University College of Law Law
Jean Mulcahy $750.00 University of Portland Biology/Pre-Med
Shoshana Freiden $750.00 Oregon College of Oriental Medicine Oriental Medicine
Howard Dana $750.00 Starr King School for Ministry Theology/Religion
Colleen Huntwork $750.00 Marylhurst College Human Studies
Noni Gibson $500.00 University of Portland Biology/Pre-Med
Shane Wyatt Davis $500.00 University of Michigan Philosophy
Josef Baiddou $500.00 Ganzaga University Veterinary Medicine/Writing
Raul Lozano $500.00 Portland Community College Nursing

1994 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Beth Allen $1,000.00 Willamette University College of Law Law
Christopher Cornett $800.00 University of Oregon  
Benjamin Basin $600.00    
Casey Allen $500.00    
Jose Solis $500.00    
Mathew Werner $500.00    

1993 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Christopher Cornett $600.00 University of Oregon  
Beth Allen $600.00 Willamette University Law
Regina McCoy $600.00 Mt. Hood Community College  
Michael Clark $600.00 University of Portland  
Marnie Allen $600.00 Willamette University  
Casey Baker $600.00 Mills College  

1992 Scholarship Recipients

RECIPIENT GRANT UNIVERSITY MAJOR
Casey Harrington $1,000.00    
Regina McCoy $1,000.00    
Ben Anderson $750.00    
Michael Ray $500.00