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The Bright Foundation Announces 2019 Recipients

The Bright Foundation Announces 2019 Recipients

The Bright Foun­da­tion is pleased to announce the 2019 recip­i­ents of its two schol­ar­ships, Bright Schol­ars of Iowa and the Lois Dale Scholarship. 

Both of these are need- and mer­it-based grants that hon­or out­stand­ing high school seniors, ensur­ing they have the finan­cial means to com­plete a two- or four-year col­lege edu­ca­tion with­out accu­mu­lat­ing debt. The Lois Dale Schol­ar­ship is avail­able to stu­dents grad­u­at­ing from any of the five com­pre­hen­sive high schools in Des Moines, while Bright Schol­ars of Iowa is open to stu­dents across the state. 

The 2019 Bright Schol­ars of Iowa recip­i­ents include:

  • Johan­na Castil­lo Aguirre – Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa
  • Mica­iah Clay­ton – Iowa State University
  • Bri­an­na Davis­son – Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa
  • Evan Han­son – Indi­an Hills Com­mu­ni­ty College
  • Bai­ley Har­ward – Indi­an Hills Com­mu­ni­ty College
  • Austin Hei­d­bred­er – Uni­ver­si­ty of North­ern Iowa
  • Emi­ly Jensen – Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa
  • Claris­sa Mal­don­a­do – Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa
  • Joce­lyn Mar­tin – Iowa State University
  • Nadia Marzec – Iowa State University
  • Grace Petrzel­ka Gage – Uni­ver­si­ty of North­ern Iowa
  • Jen­na Plotzke – Iowa State University
  • Mad­dy Red­mond – Uni­ver­si­ty of North­ern Iowa
  • Emi­ly Don­ner – South­west­ern Com­mu­ni­ty College
  • Seth Sher­iff – Indi­an Hills Com­mu­ni­ty College
  • Tes­sa Pow­ers – South­west­ern Com­mu­ni­ty College
  • Anna Smith – Iowa State University
  • Jada Thomp­son – Uni­ver­si­ty of North­ern Iowa
  • Emi­lie Vaske – Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa
  • Macken­zie Wisne­s­ki – Uni­ver­si­ty of North­ern Iowa

The 2019 Lois Dale Schol­ar­ship recip­i­ents include:

  • Sau­da Abdul­lahi – Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa
  • Antho­ny Arel­lano – Iowa State University
  • Edward Cas­tru­i­ta – Iowa State University
  • Lilyah­na Kow­al – Iowa State University
  • Jadon Lan­ders – Iowa State University
  • Eve­lyn Mar­quez – Iowa State University
  • Arace­ly Miron-Ocam­po – Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa
  • Brandie Paye – Iowa State University
  • Edwin Rojas – Iowa State University
  • Day Say – Uni­ver­si­ty of North­ern Iowa
  • Paige Sen­souk – Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa
  • Yab­sira Tek­le – Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa