The Janessa Fleming Memorial Fund offers scholarships to deaf students and to any person in majors leading to careers serving the deaf community or sign language certification programs. For more information please refer to the scholarship application here. Applications must be received by March 23, 2018.
2017 scholarships were awarded to Noah McAuley, Brad Smith, Devon Bratton, Taylor Palmer, Iris Hereford, Marie Pellasce, Katlyn Puskar, & Shyloh Walls.
Noah McAuley is a graduate of Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD).
He is attending CCAC’s Allegheny Campus and majoring in Art Therapy.
Brad Smith is a graduate of Marion Center School District.
He is attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and majoring in Sports Psychology.
Taylor Palmer is a graduate of Homer Center School District.
She is attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and is pursuing Speech Pathology and Audiology with a minor in American Sign Language.
Devon Bratton is attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) with a major in Child Development and Family Relations, also minoring in Audiology and Deaf Studies.
She intends to pursue an Audiology graduate program.
Iris Hereford is a graduate of Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD). She is attending Gallaudet University with a major in Photography and Business Management.
Marie Pellasce was a California State University student who majored in Communication Disorders. She is currently seeking her Doctorate of Audiology at Kent State University.
Katlyn Puscar is currently a student at St. Francis University pursing a career as a Physician’s Assistant with a minor in American Sign Language.
Shyloh Walls is currently attending Penn State Altoona. She is majoring in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology with a minor in Special Education.