BREAKING

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients

June 28, 2018 – The Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation, Inc., dba Dollars 4 Tic Scholars, a non-profit organization established in 2014 in Boca Raton, has just announced the recipients of its 2018 Tourette Syndrome Scholarships. Dollars 4 Tic Scholars awards college scholarships to students around the U.S. who live with the challenges of Tourette Syndrome. It is among the first non-profit scholarship organizations for students with Tourette. 2018 is Dollars 4 Tic Scholars’ fourth award year, and for the first time this year, the organization has awarded a graduate student scholarship as well as five undergraduate awards.

Kelsey B Diamantis - Scholarship Recipients

The six scholarship recipients include:

  • Dakota Austin Eads of Cape Coral, FL — Recipient of the “2018 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Graduate Student Scholarship” in the amount of $1,500.00. Dakota is pursuing his Master of Social Work degree at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL, with hopes of becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.
  • Rachel Elena Keener of Midlothian, TX — Recipient of the “2018 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship Sponsored by the Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation” in the amount of $1,000.00. Rachel will be double majoring in Biochemistry and Statistics at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, as a freshman this fall.
  • Jason Bumbarger Ingerick of Arden, NC — Recipient of the “2018 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship Sponsored by The Ochsman Foundation, Inc.” in the amount of $1,000.00. Jason is attending Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA as a sophomore, and majoring in Chemistry.
  • Maggie Rose Cincotta of Vista, CA — Recipient of the “2018 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship Sponsored by The Ochsman Foundation, Inc.” in the amount of $1,000.00. Maggie will be attending Baylor UniversityWaco, TX as a freshman, and majoring in Nursing.
  • Jonah Benjamin Hinds of Oshkosh, WI – Recipient of the “2018 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship Sponsored by Order of AHEPA Chapter #487” in the amount of $1,000.00. Jonah is attending the Milwaukee School of Engineering in Milwaukee, WI as a sophomore. His major is Biomedical Engineering.
  • Jacob Malloy Fleming of Tampa, FL — Recipient of the “2018 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship” in the amount of $1,000.00. Jacob will be attending Belmont University in Nashville, TN and majoring in Songwriting.

The Dollars 4 Tic Scholars scholarship program received scholarship applications from students around the country in response to its offering. Essays from the applicants which tell stories about their experience as a person with Tourette Syndrome will be posted to the organization’s website to help others who may be experiencing a life with Tourette.

Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by chronic and involuntary motor and vocal tics which may hinder a student’s learning, absorption of material, and focus.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: