The Sigma Alpha Epsilon Foundation Board of Trustees and the members of our Scholarship
Selection Committee proudly announce our 2018-2019 academic year scholarship recipients. These brothers excel in their personal, professional and academic pursuits, and their accomplishments have earned the recognition among their peers. This year, the Foundation awarded 44 scholarships totaling $81,000.

We thank our generous supporters, both alumni and friends, who make these scholarships possible. In addition, we encourage you to congratulate any winners you may know. The name of the scholarship, followed by the scholarship’s category or area of interest, and its respective recipients are listed below.

The 2020 Scholarships open on November 1st. For more information, and to apply, visit sae.net/resources/scholarships

G. Robert Hamrdla Award (History)
Nolan Dee (Wofford) – $2,000
Past Eminent Supreme Recorder Bob Hamrdla (Stanford ’60) established this award for a brother in any major with transcripts that reflect considerable study of 19th and 20th century history.
Jones-Laurence Award (Academic Performance)
Nathan Holloway (Michigan State) – $2,000
Ryan Axtell (Washington State) – $2,000

Established in memory of past Eminent Supreme Archon Walter B. Jones (Auburn ’10) and Philip J. Laurence (Minnesota ’15), the award is given to the brothers who display the most outstanding academic achievement.
Dr. Charles A. Preuss Medical Award (Medical)
Kumar Amarnath (DePauw) – $2,000
Frederick Kudlata (Vanderbilt) – $2,000

Established in memory of Brother Dr. Charles A. Preuss (Idaho ’24), this award recognizes brothers attending or planning to attend medical school, or enrolled in a course of study related to medicine and who have demonstrated service to their community and fellow man.
Frank C. Ginocchio Professional Staff Leadership Scholarship (Health & Safety)
Travis Tafoya (UC – Colorado Springs) – $3,000
Established in recognition of Brother Frank C. Ginocchio’s (Northwestern ’66) leadership while serving on the Sigma Alpha Epsilon staff, this scholarship recognizes brothers who have demonstrated a positive influence in the field of risk management.
Thomas W. Devine Volunteer Leadership Scholarship (Health & Safety)
Davis Popplewell (Union) – $3,000
Established in recognition of Brother Thomas W. Devine’s (Minnesota ’74) volunteer efforts on behalf of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, this scholarship recognizes brothers who have demonstrated a positive influence in the field of risk management.
W. Emil Forman Award (Community Service)
Logan Held (South Dakota State) – $3,000
Jacob Labonte (Mount Union) – $3,000
Alex Grove (Centre) – $2,000
Oscar Ambrocio-Ramirez (Stanford) – $2,000
Tyler Wiles (Cal State – San Marcos) – $2,000
Logan Wolschlager (Kettering) – $1,000
Nicholas Witcher (Kentucky) – $1,000
Shane Januik (New Jersey) – $1,000
Ross Fabrizi (Youngstown) – $1,000
Christopher Carras (Rowan) – $1,000

Established in memory of Brother W. Emil Forman (Pennsylvania ’29), this award recognizes brothers who have shown extraordinary commitment to their community and fellow man as demonstrated by community service work.
Bradley M. Cohen Courage Award (Courage)
Austin Ciuffo (Wofford) – $1,000
Past Eminent Supreme Archon Bradley M. Cohen (Arizona ’85) established this award to recognize brothers who have shown extraordinary courage in overcoming a major personal or organizational obstacle.
Ivan Allen Jr. Leadership Award
Andrew Peck (William & Mary) – $1,000
Chabier Coleman (Georgia Southern – Armstrong) – $1,000

Established in memory of Brother Ivan Allen Jr. (Georgia Tech ’33), this award was created by Atlanta-area brothers. The award is given to the brother whose leadership in the chapter and community demonstrates the spirit of Allen, a former Atlanta mayor.
Fred Archibald Leadership Award
Andrew Thorson (North Dakota State) – $2,000
Joe Rogan (Washington – Missouri) -$2,000

Established in memory of Brothers Fred J. Archibald (Cornell ’45) and his father, Fred I. Archibald (Nebraska ’14), this award recognizes brothers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their chapter, community and school.
Charles Collins Award
Dustin Stewart (Georgia Southern – Armstrong) – $3,000
Brandon Beck (Millsaps) – $3,000
Nolan Duda (Adrian) – $3,000
Carter Atchison (Wofford) – $2,000
Mark Martin (Arizona State) – $2,000
Ryan Funai (California – Riverside) – $2,000
Waco Bays (Morehead State) – $2,000
Noah Burns (Texas A&M) – $1,000
Connor Roberts (Western Kentucky) – $1,000
Matthew Erdner (College of Charleston) – $1,000
Tyler Hungate (Simpson) – $1,000
Kyle Michel (South Carolina) – $1,000
Roy Requena (La Verne) – $1,000
Garrett Starks (Baylor) – $1,000

Established in memory of Brother Charles F. Collins (Boston ’12), this award recognizes brothers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and service in the Fraternity, on the campus and in the community.
Richard Generelly Leadership Award
Thomas Jenson (Arizona State) – $2,000
Andrew Skidmore (Fresno State) – $2,000

Established in memory of past ESA Richard Generelly (George Washington ’47), this award recognizes brothers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their chapter, community and school.
Joseph Mancini Leadership Award
Thomas Astarita (New Jersey) – $2,000
Established in memory of past ESA Joseph Mancini (Cincinnati ’35), this award recognizes brothers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their chapter, community and school.
Warren P. Poslusny Award 
Tyler Finkenthal (Mount Union) – $3,000
Justin Venckus (San Diego State) – $2,000
Matthew Martinez (Embry Riddle) – $2,000
Luke Hoard (Morehead State) – $2,000

Past Honorary Eminent Supreme Archon and former Foundation Trustee Warren Paul “Pos” Poslusny (Kettering ’69) established this award to recognize brothers who have demonstrated an enthusiastic commitment to the highest ideals expressed in “The True Gentleman” including exceptional personal integrity while leading chapter and campus activities, coupled with notable philanthropic service and scholastic achievement.
Trustees Award for Scholarship and Service 
Bryon Moradshahi (Arizona State) – $2,000
Funded by Foundation Trustees, this award recognizes brothers who demonstrate quality involvement in campus and chapter leadership positions, particularly the measure of his contribution to the education of his chapter brothers.