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Our Champions

  • Jazmine White

    “My scholarship means I was able to attend a Big Ten school which would have been impossible to afford with the international student tuition! This is a huge blessing!”

    Jazmine White , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Volleyball

    Major:

    Psychology

    Position:

    MB/OH

    Hometown:

    Oshawa, Ontario

  • Shanin Thomas

    “My scholarship means everything to me. I would not be able to be where I am without it. I get to meet amazing people, gain lifetime memories and experiences and see places I would have never traveled to. I will wear my Spartan uniform for life.”

    Shanin Thomas , Class of 2016
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    Sport:

    Softball

    Major:

    Journalism

    Position:

    Utility

    Hometown:

    La Habra, California

  • Leah O’Connor

    “Michigan State has sculpted me into a self-assured, self-motivated, and all-around better person. Without my scholarship and the Track and Cross Country teams I don’t know where I’d be. Thank you Spartan Fund donors!”

    Leah O’Connor , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Women’s Cross Country/Track

    Major:

    Journalism

    Position:

    Distance

    Hometown:

    Croswell, Michigan

    Record Achievements:

    National Champion (2013 Steeplechase). First Team All Big Ten honoree, First Team All-American, Current MSU record holder for the mile

  • Abby Barker

    “Education is so important and I know that MSU is setting me up for a successful career after I graduate. This wouldn’t be possible without the support of the donors. I am so thankful to them to be able to have this opportunity to play the sport I love and get an education from one of the top universities in the country.”

    Abby Barker , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Field Hockey

    Major:

    Kinesiology

    Position:

    Forward

    Hometown:

    Columbus, Ohio

    Record Achievements:

    Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, 2nd Team All-American

  • JT Stenglein

    “My scholarship means an opportunity to attend a great university that I most likely wouldn’t have been able to attend otherwise. The proudest day of my life was being able to tell my dad he wouldn’t have to pay for me to go to school; it had been my goal to earn a scholarship for as long as I can remember.”

    JT Stenglein , Class of 2017
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    Sport:

    Ice Hockey

    Major:

    Political Science/Pre-Law

    Position:

    Forward

    Hometown:

    Rochester, New York

  • Paveenuch (Jenny) Sritragul

    “Thank you Spartan Fund donors for your support. All the things we have done as a team, all the opportunities we have would not be this amazing without you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. I really appreciate it; I could not be here without your support!”

    Paveenuch (Jenny) Sritragul , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Women’s Golf

    Major:

    Finance

    Hometown:

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Jacob Cook

    “No matter how big or small your donation us, you are opening doors for the future for countless Spartan student-athletes. Because of your support, our dreams are possible.”

    Jacob Cook , Class of 2016
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    Sport:

    Men’s Swimming

    Major:

    Economics

    Position:

    IM/Breast

    Hometown:

    Fort Wayne, Indiana

  • Kate Filosi

    “I would like to thank the Spartan Fund donors for giving hundreds of young, intelligent and talented people a chance to be the best athletically and academically they can be. Being a Spartan is a gift.”

    Kate Filosi , Class of 2016
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    Sport:

    Gymnastics

    Major:

    Kinesiology

    Hometown:

    Killingworth, Connecticut

  • Victoria Jankoska

    “Thank you so much for the opportunity you have provided for me. It means a lot to me to have the wonderful opportunity to play a sport I love and to get a great education at the same time.”

    Victoria Jankoska , Class of 2017
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    Sport:

    Women’s Basketball

    Major:

    Human Resources

    Position:

    Guard

    Hometown:

    Freeland, Michigan

  • Ryan Keener

    “MSU has provided me with the perfect combination of Academic and Athletic opportunities, not to mention the beautiful campus and facilities. Being a part of the Spartan Family and representing Spartan Nation on and off the field is an honor and a privileged that I will be forever grateful for.”

    Ryan Keener , Class of 2015
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    Sport:

    Men's Soccer

    Major:

    Kinesilogy

    Position:

    Defense

    Hometown:

    Grand Blanc, MI

    Record Achievements:

    B1G Ten Distinguished Scholar

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