Student-Athletes Earn Fellowships for the Summer of 2018

Student-Athletes Earn Fellowships for the Summer of 2018

NORTON, Mass. - Several Wheaton College student-athletes have earned fellowships this summer through the Filene Center for Academic Advising and Career Services that will enrich their academic experiences. 

The Davis International and Porter Cleveland fellowships are just a few examples of the Wheaton Edge – a promise that every single student will receive financial support for an internship, research position or other experiential learning opportunity by the time they graduate.


Junior Summer Stipend

Logan Ahearn '19 [women's soccer], a psychology major, will intern at Youville House, a charity organization that supports homeless families and others who are struggling day-to-day, in Worcester, Mass. 

Kennelly Allerton '19 [women's lacrosse], a neuroscience major, will conduct independent research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology in Worcester, Mass. 

Katherine Bayly '19 [women's lacrosse], a psychology major, will work as a clinical intern with Doc Wayne Youth Services in Boston. 

Claire Cansler '19 [volleyball], a double major in anthropology and economics, will intern with the Ronald Reagan Foundation in Simi Valley, Calif. 

Connor Donaghy '19 [men's lacrosse], a business and management major, will intern with the Insula Capital Group in Farmingville, N.Y. 

Michael Doucette '19 [men's lacrosse], a business and management major, will work as a marketing and social media intern with Anabolic Aliens in Lexington, Mass. 

David Ekwensi '19 [men's basketball], a business and management major, will intern with A-Money Sportz in Whippany, N.J. 

Nickolas Geremia '19 [men's basketball], a business and management major, will intern with Strategic Marketing Apps Inc. in San Diego, Calif. 

Emily Hammond '19 [women's xc/track & field], a psychology major, will intern with Project S.E.L.F. in Wakefield, Mass. 

Katherine Hopkins '19 [women's soccer], a neuroscience major, will intern with Precision Health Family Functional Medicine in Scarborough, Maine.

Madeline Lahm '19 [women's lacrosse], a chemistry major, will work as a public health intern at the Rhode Island Department of Health Laboratories in Providence, R.I. [READ MORE]

Robert O'Rourk '19 [men's lacrosse], an American history major, will intern with the Suffolk County Police Department in Brentwood, N.Y. 

Chris Steward '19 [men's swimming & diving], a double major in business and management and psychology, will intern with The Borgen Project, a nonprofit organization that fights poverty and hunger, in Seattle, Wash. 

Josh Talanian '19 [men's lacrosse], a business and management major, will intern with Team IMPACT in Quincy, Mass. 

Riley Tetreault '19 [men's basketball], an English major, will work as a community outreach intern with School on Wheels Massachusetts in East Bridgewater, Mass. 

Shelbi Wilson '19 [softball], a neuroscience major, will intern at Beverly Hospital and in the nurse's office at Revere Middle and Elementary School in Beverly and Revere, Mass. 

Chloe Woodward '19 [softball], a neuroscience major, will intern at Greater Milford Neurology in Milford, Mass. 


Davis International Fellowship

The Davis International Fellows Program awards undergraduates a $5,000 stipend to cover the costs of an unpaid, international internship, volunteer opportunity or research project. The fellowship was established by Diana Davis Spencer '60 with funds from the Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation.

Zuzka Czerw '20 [women's soccer], a double major in anthropology and international relations, will intern with the Association de Mujeres Unidas, Migrantes y Refugiadas en Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Sara McLeman '20 [women's basketball], a neuroscience major from Auburn, N.H., will job shadow and support medical professionals at the Central Hospitalar de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal, through an Atlantis Clinical Fellowship. 

Gina Pardi '20 [women's track & field], a neuroscience major, will intern with the Kenya Scholar-Athlete Project in Lisbon, Portugal. [READ MORE]


Keefe Family Foundation Business Fellowship

The Keefe Fellowship supports business and management majors with a $3,000 stipend to be used toward an internship, research position or other experiential learning opportunity.

Nathaniel Chretien-Mansur '20 [men's track & field], a double major in business and management and economics, will intern with DropZone for Veterans in Norton, Mass. 

Erin Kean '20 [women's swimming & diving], a double major in business and management and psychology, will intern with A Fitness Asylum in Boylston, Mass. 


Merit Scholarship Summer Stipends

Students receiving merit scholarships upon admission to Wheaton also receive a summer stipend they can use during their four years to support an internship or other experiential learning opportunity.

Mackenzie Chiudina '20 [women's soccer], a double major in chemistry and Hispanic studies, will study the geology of Iceland during a research trip to Reykjavik, Iceland, with Wheaton geology professors Matt Evans and Geoffrey Collins. 

Zuska Czerw '20 [women's soccer], a double major in anthropology and international relations, will intern with AMUMRA in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Karin Dion '20 [field hockey], a computer science major, will intern with Brickyard VFX, a visual effects studio in Boston. 

Olivia Donovan '19 [women's tennis], a biology major, will intern at the Joppa Flats Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary in Newburyport, Mass. 

Courtney Foley '20 [field hockey], a double major in criminology and psychology, will intern with Gosnold Inc.'s Emerson House, an addiction treatment center, in Falmouth, Mass. 

Sophia Hatzikos '20 [women's swimming & diving], a double major in art and economics, will participate in Wheaton's faculty-led "Arts in Ireland" course in Ireland. 

Bailey Karnes '20 [field hockey], a business and management major, will intern with A Family Affair of Maine in New Gloucester, Maine. 

Amy Livermore '19 [women's lacrosse], a psychology major, will intern with the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield, Mass. 

Jenna Palmer '20 [women's soccer], a business and management major, will work as a development and donor relations intern with WaterFire Providence in Providence, R.I.

Gina Pardi '20 [women's track & field], a neuroscience major, will intern with the Kenyan Scholar-Athlete Project in Thika, Kenya. 

Liam Pearson '19 [men's lacrosse], a double major in business and management and economics, will intern with Sabr Capital Management, a financial planning office, in New York, N.Y. 

Chelsea Rairdon '20 [women's basketball], an economics major, will intern with the Janet Mills for Governor Campaign in Lewiston, Maine. 

Lily Scammon '20 [women's soccer], a psychology major, will intern at Family Promise of Greater Concord and Concord Hospital in Concord, N.H. [READ MORE]

Meghan Sharick '20 [women's lacrosse], an environmental science major, will intern at Book and Plow Farm at Amherst College and at University of Massachusetts Amherst's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences in Amherst, Mass. 

Zachary Strempel '20 [men's tennis], an international relations major, will participate in Wheaton's faculty-led trip to Tanzania. 

Joshua Trybuch '19 [baseball], a business and management major, will work as an operations intern at Absolute Baseball Academy in Calgary, Canada. 


Wheaton Fellowship

Supported with gifts from numerous benefactors, the Wheaton Fellows Program helps undergraduates pursue meaningful experiences both domestic and abroad that connect back to their academic or career interests. Students receive a $3,000 stipend for experiences that run from six to eight weeks over the summer.

Jorge Aguirre Martinez '20 [men's tennis], a mathematics major, will intern as a data scientist with CASE On IT in Madrid, Spain. 

Niles Cohen '20 [men's basketball], a film and new media studies major, will work as a video and film intern with HipStory Films in Somerville, Mass. 

Molly Covarrubias '20 [women's lacrosse], a double major in Hispanic studies and sociology, will intern with Hoops and Homework in Framingham, Mass. 

Ashley Hill '20 [women's basketball], a neuroscience major, will intern at Catholic Medical Center Hospital in Manchester, N.H. [READ MORE]

Jules Stewart '20 [men's soccer], a history major, will work as a customer success intern with Jebbit, a data company in Boston.