2016 AQHF Scholarship Recipients

See the list of American Quarter Horse Foundation scholarship recipients for 2016.
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Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarship ($75,000)

  • Joshua Singer, Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Jennifer Wright, Argyle, Texas

Margaret A. Haines Telephony Scholarship ($35,000)

  • Dusty Anderson, Artesia, New Mexico

Excellence in Equine & Agricultural Involvement Scholarship ($25,000)

Courtesy of the Charles B. Wang Foundation

  • Kayla Uhles, Essex, Missouri

Farm & Ranch Heritage Scholarship ($12,500)

Courtesy of the Charles B. Wang Foundation

  • Rebecca J. Bagley, Guymon, Oklahoma
  • Joel Alan Nelson, Soldier, Kansas
  • Katelyn Jessie Varner, Union, Oregon
  • KeAnna Jo Ward, Fruitdale, South Dakota

Amy D. Bell “Pay It Forward” Memorial Scholarship ($10,000)

  • Emily Renee Woodard, Hawley, Texas

EAAT Hippotherapy Scholarship ($10,000)

Courtesy of Carl and Caroline Swanson Foundation

  • Alison Ceresani-Hartman, Advance, North Carolina

Swayze Woodruff Memorial Mid-South Scholarship ($9,000)

  • Carey F. Browder, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Adrianna Andreini Scholarship ($8,750)

  • Jenna Seal, Meridian, Mississippi

AQHF Youth Scholarship ($8,000)

  • Arianne Cox, Canyon, Texas
  • Kelsey Dawson, Longmont, Colorado
  • Amber Edmonds, Pepperell, Massachusetts
  • Julianna Marie Lambright, Middleton, Idaho
  • McKenzie Merritt, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Callie Morgan, Boerne, Texas
  • Nicholas Muir, Lynnwood, Washington
  • Hannah Penny, Mt. Vernon, Texas
  • Mateer Strong, Delta, Iowa
  • Shaelyn F. Vering, Scribner, Nebraska

Journalism or Communications Scholarship ($8,000)

Courtesy of AQHA Publications

  • Sophia Anna Koolwick, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Boon San Kitty Scholarship ($7,500)

Courtesy of Walton Family Foundation

  • Taylor B. Spruell, De Soto, Missouri

AQHA Region 1 Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship ($5,000)

  • Hannah K. Iwersen, Middleton, Idaho

James F. and Doris M. Barton Scholarship (NY) ($5,000)

  • Catherine Fike, Royalton, New York

Rusty & Kay Moody Post-Graduate Scholarship ($5,000)

  • Caitlin L. Ackerman, Jericho, Vermont

Scoop Vessels Scholarship ($5,000)

  • Bryanna M. Kessler, Kelso, Washington 

AQHF General Scholarship ($4,000)

  • Sophia Cima, El Dorado Hills, California
  • Victoria Covert, Quartz Hill, California
  • Laura Brooke Croghan, Hardyville, Kentucky
  • Lacey Jo Edge, Krum, Texas
  • Elizabeth Larsen, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Taylor Margaret Serrano, Las Vegas
  • Jake Wicker, Straughn, Indiana
  • Ronna Jo Woock, Burnett, Wisconsin

Dogwood Scholarship ($4,000)

  • Sydney R. Hoffa, Massillon, Ohio

Guy Stoops ProHorsemen Family Scholarship ($3,000)

  • Bryce H. Briggs, Pilot Point, Texas

Joyce Wyatt Pennsylvania Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship ($2,000)

  • Julia McArdle-Coe, New Berlin, Pennsylvania

Nebraska Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship ($2,000)

  • J’Nan E. Wittler, Fairbury, Nebraska

Oklahoma Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship ($2,000)

  • Cole Compton, Washington, Oklahoma
  • Ann Elizabeth Tebow, Piedmont, Oklahoma

Indiana Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship ($1,000)

  • Abigail Weidner, Bloomington, Indiana

Christopher Junker Memorial Nebraska Scholarship ($500)

  • Jayde Atkins, Broken Bow, Nebraska