NESA Scholarships Overview 2013 NESA Scholarships

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2012 NESA Scholarship Recipients
Western Region


$25,000 Grant —United Health Foundation

  • Marcus Latham Marable, Phoenix, AZ


$20,000 Grant—Cooke Academic

  • Kevin Kane Dunnigan, Valley Springs, CA


$3,000 Grant—NESA Academic

  • Hyrum Thomas Arnesen, Pleasant Grove, UT
  • Jenner Makani Felton, Stateline, NV
  • Kevin S. Glover, Spring Creek, NV
  • Jeremy Paul Johansen, Riverton, UT
  • Jacob Matthew Kohlhepp, Newbury Park, CA
  • David Loung Wang, Rancho Palos Verde, CA
  • Erik Gregory Webb, Orem, UT


$2,500 Grant—Cooke Academic

  • Davis James Einolf, Portland, OR
  • Jacob Worth Garner, Bluffdale, UT
  • Zachary Ryan Jones, Fountain Valley, CA
  • Sherman Justin Lam, Rowland Heights, CA
  • Tarron Durran Lane, Vacaville, CA
  • Samuel Hacken South, Orem, UT
  • Daniel Joseph Washington, Rio Rancho, NM


$2,500 Grant—Palmer Merit

  • David Thomas Singleton, Monroe, WA

$1,000 Grant—NESA Merit

  • Steven Cody Breitenstein, Rolling Hills, CA
  • Raymond Chung, Walnut, CA
  • Mackenzie Thomas Follingstad, Albuquerque, NM
  • Mitchell Robert Heesacker, Silverdale, WA
  • Gene Takanori Hoshino, North Edwards, CA
  • David Birchard Kelley, Warrenton, OR
  • Nathaniel Greene Kirby, Fuquay Varina, NC
  • Jacob Thomas Mehringer, Hillsboro, OR
  • Dylan Kitchen Nikoletopoulos, Elgin, TX
  • Brandon Niels Payne, El Paso, TX
  • Ty Richard Pedersen, American Fork, UT
  • Charles Percie Wilson Pickering, Los Angeles, CA
  • Sean Cameron Purcell, San Diego, CA
  • Erik Howard Rytting, Lindon, UT
  • Dallen James Smith, Kirkland, WA
  • Derrek Scott Smith, Kirkland, WA
  • Brent Wilson Uberty, Sandy, UT
  • Shaz Umer, Los Alamitos, CA
  • Richard Christian White, Provo, UT
  • Nathaniel Rong-Hwa Yuan, San Marino, CA
  • Aaron Phillip Zucherman, Thousand Oaks, CA