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American Industrial Hygiene Foundation Awards More Than $131,800 in Scholarships to 51 Outstanding Students
May 12, 2017

The Board of Trustees of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) has selected 51 outstanding students to receive more than $131,800 in scholarships this year. The recipients have distinguished themselves through their commitment to their studies, their communities, and the profession of industrial hygiene.

"We must prepare and encourage the next generation of industrial hygienists," said AIHF Board of Trustees President Steven E. Lacey, PhD, CIH, CSP. "We are competing with other science and engineering disciplines for the next generation of professionals, and we want the best and brightest with us, protecting worker health. I want to congratulate these scholarship winners on their hard work, to encourage even more students to apply next year, and to thank all of the donors who made this possible. Be sure to congratulate these students in Seattle."

The 2017 scholarship recipients include:

Dylan R. Anderson, Utah State University

  • AIHF Scholarship


Kathleen E. Antonson, University of South Florida

Florida Local Section Scholarship

Justin D. Artman, Illinois State University

  • Chicago Local Section Scholarship


Corey L. Boles, University of Iowa

  • Clyde M. Berry Memorial Scholarship


Colleen A. Brents, Colorado State University

  • Board of Certified Safety Professional Scholarship and Jerry Lynch Memorial Scholarship


Candice L. Burton, Montana Tech of the University of Montana

  • Jerry Lynch Memorial Scholarship


Changie Cai, University of Iowa

  • Clyde M. Berry Memorial Scholarship and Real Time Detection Systems Committee Scholarship


Angela N. Chiappone, University of Illinois-Chicago

  • Chicago Local Section Scholarship


Maximilian J. Chmielinski, University of Washington

  • Steven P. Levine Memorial Scholarship


Tanner E. Christensen, Utah State University

  • AIHF Scholarship


Jayson C. Clinger, University of Iowa

  • Clyde M. Berry Memorial Scholarship and Dennis Paustenbach Scholarship


Aaron M. Cox, University of Utah

  • Jeffrey S. Lee Memorial Scholarship


Oluwabunmi M. Dada, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • George and Florence Clayton Scholarship


Gissel M. Flores, University of Central Missouri

  • Florida Local Section Scholarship


Rebecca H. Foos, Colorado State University

  • Kyle B. Dotson Scholarship


Alyson N. Gray, University of Iowa

  • Clyde M. Berry Memorial Scholarship


Nicholas P. Grisso, University of Arizona

  • AIHF Scholarship


Andrea L. Guytingco, University of Michigan

  • Ralph G. Smith Memorial Scholarship


Amanda S. Hebert, Montana Tech of the University of Montana

  • AIHF Scholarship


Brenna K. Hogan, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • AIHF Scholarship and TSI/Arthur J. Abrams Memorial Scholarship


Derek D. Koller, University of Arizona

  • AIHA Local Sections Scholarship


Shayla K. Mack, Montana Tech of the University of Montana

  • Charles F. Redinger Scholarship


Stefany V. Molina, Purdue University

  • AIHF Scholarship


Benjamin K. Moore, University of Michigan

  • Ralph G. Smith Memorial Scholarship


Isabella M. Muffoletto, Utah State University

  • TSI/Arthur J. Abrams Memorial Scholarship


Saisattha Noomnual, University of Illinois-Chicago

  • Chicago Local Section Scholarship


Allyson M. O'Connell, University of Michigan

  • George and Florence Clayton Scholarship


Orji C. Okereke, University of North Texas Health Science Center

  • Kyle B. Dotson Scholarship


Temitope O. Oluwadairo, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

  • AIHA Scholarship and AIHA Fellows Scholarship


Taylor A. Orr, University of Central Missouri

  • New England Local Section Scholarship


Marysel Pagan Santa, University of Puerto Rico

  • Liberty Mutual Scholarship


Trevor K. Peckham, University of Washington

  • Ralph J. Vernon Memorial Scholarship


Brian J. Peterson, Montana Tech of the University of Montana

  • Rick and Carol Fulwiler Scholarship


Dana M. Piper, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

  • Board of Certified Safety Professional Scholarship Philadelphia Local Section Scholarship and Pittsburgh Local Section Scholarship


Keith A. Sanders, Air Force Institute of Technology

  • Liberty Mutual Scholarship and Morton Lippmann Scholarship


Eric C. Sapp, West Virginia University

  • Robert W. Wheeler Scholarship


Emily R. Schmick, Johns Hopkins University

  • AIHF Scholarship


Alexandra E. Shishkova, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

  • Fred S. Venable - Deep South Local Section and Robert L. Harris Scholarship


Margaret C. Summers, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • George and Florence Clayton Scholarship


Jordan T. Tanniehill, University of Houston, Clear Lake

  • Los Alamos Industrial Hygiene Scholarship


Taylor A. Tarpey, University of Michigan

  • Ralph G. Smith Memorial Scholarship


Janalee F. Thompson, Colorado State University

  • Morton Lippmann Scholarship


Jessica A. Trowbridge, University of California, Berkeley

  • Larry Birkner and Ruth K. McIntyre-Birkner Memorial Scholarship


Nicholas W. Turnbeaugh, University of Central Missouri

  • AIHF Scholarship


Christine M. Uebel-Niemeier, University of Cincinnati

  • AIHF Scholarship and Gary and Bonnie Olmstead Scholarship


Steven L. Wright, University of North Alabama

  • AIHF Scholarship


Bingbing Wu, University of Cincinnati

  • Gary and Bonnie Olmstead Scholarship and Ohio Valley Local Section Scholarship .


Wenxiao Yan, University of Toronto

  • Morton Lippmann Scholarship


Anna S. Young, Harvard University

  • AIHA Scholarship


Emmanuel N. Zervoudakis, University of Michigan

  • Michigan IH Society Merit Scholarship


Stephanie J. Ziembicki, University of Toronto

  • Liberty Mutual Scholarship


Recipients will be recognized on June 7, 2017, during the Mark of Excellence Breakfast at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce EXP) in Seattle, Wa.