Meet the 2013 ALAA Scholars & Thank You to our Donors

2013 ALAA Scholars
2013 ALAA Scholars

Saturday, June 8, 2013 was a great night for the American Lebanese Awareness Association and the 26 young men and woman who received $34,750.00 in scholarships. The recipients for 2013 are:

  • Alexander Salah
  • Jacquelyn M. Farah
  • Jeremy Kamari
  • Davis Veilleux
  • Sammantha Deglaoui
  • Delaney Bradley
  • Monica Modrich
  • Chase Clark
  • Gabriel Hamani
  • Sofia Latify Ashooh
  • Carla Francis
  • Carine Zerriny
  • Peter Somi
  • Jesica Chaya
  • Emily Nahil
  • Tony Abou-Jaoude
  • Daniel Kfoury
  • Melissa Najjar
  • Jake Chory
  • Jaclyn Becotte
  • Julie Solimine
  • Elie Daou
  • Nabil Bou-Mitri
  • Michelle
  • Abou-Raad
  • Jaclyn Solimine
  • Julie Boshar

The scholarship recipients and the ALAA are most appreciative to our donors to the scholarship funds and the 30th anniversary program book. Please be sure to scroll to the bottom for a listing of the many people and organizations that make these scholarships possible.

Endowed Donors

  • Mr. & Mrs. Fred Kellan and Family Scholarship
  • Riscalla “Ross” Abdinoor Memorial Scholarship
  • George and Lillian Naddif Scholarship
  • Charles A. & Shirley Zraket Scholarship
  • Bert J. Samia Scholarship
  • Abraham D. Bashara Scholarship
  • James & Rose Yameen Scholarship (Butcher Boy Inc.)
  • Dr. Fred & Emily Arrigg Foundation Scholarship
  • Shahadi & Nellie Batal Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Michael J. Kannan Memorial Scholarship
  • Rose Budron & Louis M. Kelly Scholarship
  • George W. Hajjar Scholarship
  • Fred B. Sr. & Sada Kfoury Scholarship
  • Ann F. & Daniel Yameen Scholarship
  • Sadie Bashara Memorial Scholarship
  • Claire M. Savio Scholarship
  • Carpenter Family Trust Schlarship
  • Sadie Jowdy Memorial Scholarship
  • Thomas Mansour & Anthony Ramey Scholarship
  • Msgr. Semaan Farris Scholarship
  • Elias Abdinoor Scholarship
  • Sam Jowdy Scholarship

2013 Annual Donors

$3,000.00 Scholarship Donor

  • Delia Moses Abdinoor Scholarship

$2,500.00 Scholarship Donor

  • Vivian A. & Nicola H. Ramy Memorial Scholarship

$2,000.00 Scholarship Donor

  • Dr. Barbara A. Hajjar Scholarship
  • Mary (Erban) Boshar Memorial Scholarship
  • Robert and Donna Manning Scholarship

$1,500.00 Scholarship Donor

  • Rose Budron Memorial Scholarship

$1,250.00 Scholarship Donor

  • Rebecca Mann Shwayri Memorial Scholarship

$1,000.00 Scholarship Donors

  • Samuel J. Ameen, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
  • Fred B. Kfoury Jr. (Central Paper Co.) Scholarship
  • Charles, Anna & Joanne Nahil Memorial Scholarship
  • Zraket & Shibel Families Scholarship
  • Louis J. Zraket Memorial Scholarship
  • Charles & Shirley Zraket Scholarship
  • Dr. Robert & Pauline Kellan Family Scholarship
  • Kenneth Kellan Scholarship
  • Michael Kellan Scholarship
  • John K. & Najla T. Erban Memorial Scholarship
  • United Lebanese Charitable Society

$500.00 Scholarship Donors

  • Joseph & Yvonne Ellis Memorial Scholarship

Scholars for Scholars

Total to Date: $5,265.00

Shadi Asmar 1991/93Karen Zraket Pappalardo 1988
Jennifer Shaheen1987Stacey Bistany Zraket 1990
Joseph Harb 1988/90/92Robert Farah 2007/08
Patricia Letayf 2007/08Steven Korbani 1989
Alyssa Abraham 1998Marie Rahme 2007
George Somi 2007Edward Zraket 1989
Corie Abraham 1997Samantha Farah 2005/08
Dianne Hezel 2000/01Mary Abbas Callahan
Andrew Ramey
1997
Laurie Mahoney 1998Daniel 2003
Kerri Noonan Steele 1990/91Kaitlin Faris 2005
Kaliope Azzi Huck 1992Meghan 1997
John-Paul Hezel 1998/99Paul Ramey 1995/97
Peter Mahoney 2004Thomas 2006
Andrew Timko 2001Scot Gabriel 1988/89/91
Mireille Azzi 2005Allison Carroll 1995
Michael Homsey 1999Ramzi Ramey Lara Scott 1997/98
Collette Maksou Sadek 2004Chris Guimond 1993/94
Lindsay Timko2004Anonymous 2002
Mark Boshar 1986Jay Michael Saba 1994
John Kalil1987George & Sandra Matook
David Guimond
1995
Roger Malouf 1999George 2002/03
Susan Zraket Veilleux 1985Nicole Shadeed2000/03
Fouad Dagher 1985Elaina 2003/04
Nadine Kassis 2007/08Lynne Hajjar Kumm 1989
Matthew Pallone 2003Melissa Kotch2004
Al Ward 1986Anonymous
Andrea Daniels 1996

Currently Funded Individual Scholarships

Nancy Erban Carpenter 1985Herbert Ramy 1985/92
Anthony Ramy1984Mark Boshar1986

Program Book Sponsors

  • Dr. Azar Korbey
  • Shaheen Guerrera & O’Leary
  • Fantini Bakery
  • Roy and Marie Bistany
  • Chaya Brothers
  • New England Cardiology
  • Elias Foods, Inc. Oregano Restaurant
  • Commonwealth Motors, Inc.
  • GMH Mortgage Services LLC
  • Ibrahim & Majdoline Ash
  • Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods, Inc.
  • Michael Faris
  • Environmental Science and Technologies Inc.
  • EZ Dental – Rachelle Abou-Ezzi
  • St. JosephChurch
  • Noel Farah Family
  • Michael’s Function Halls
  • Camil Y. Saade Ad
  • Shaheen Pallone & Associates
  • Shaheen Bros., Inc.
  • Anonymous
  • George’s Bakery