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Dear Fellow Badgers:
Greetings from the Snow College Alumni Association Board. As a board, our goal is
to reconnect alumni and assist the College as it provides an outstanding, one-of-a-kind
educational experience for its students. The Alumni Association Board has established
an Alumni Scholarship Fund to provide scholarships for deserving Snow College students
annually. The scholarships will be awarded to students in need who demonstrate academic
excellence, character, and commitment.
In 2013, to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Snow College, we set a $125,000 goal for the endowment fund. This amount will allow us to fund two scholarships a year from the interest accrued. Once this scholarship is fully funded, Snow College students will benefit every year for generations to come. Since Snow College has a rich heritage of generational alumni, we are making a special appeal to alumni families. If we can get just 125 families, groups, or individuals to give a gift or pledge of $1,000, we can easily achieve our goal!
Donations to the scholarship fund of $1,000 or more will be recognized on a special
commemorative plaque that is located on our recognition wall in the beautiful Karen
H. Huntsman Library. This plaque will list the names of the first 125 families, groups,
or individuals who make this legacy commitment.
You can help impact generations to come -- one student at a time -- by making a contribution today. Every gift, regardless of the amount, is needed and greatly appreciated. You can be assured that your gift to the Alumni Scholarship Fund will go directly to help deserving students receive that firm foundation to their future success.Thank you for your continued support of Snow College and its incredible students. Give today and start making a difference in a truly profound way!
Snow College Alumni Association Board
Aly Gillette will be attending Snow College in the fall of 2022 to earn an associate of science degree. Attending Snow College has been a lifelong plan of hers due to the examples of her family, including aunts, uncles, parents, and especially grandparents, all of whom are Snow graduates. As a young child, she was taught in a Snow College classroom by the best professor, her grandfather, Ted Olson. Since then, she couldn’t wait to become a "real Badger". Aly has spent the last six years developing her talent on the violin and has participated in her school's orchestra every year. In the fall, she will be a part of the Snow College Symphony Orchestra. Along with the violin, Aly has spent twelve years studying the piano. She has a love for being active and spent eleven years competitively dancing, and is also involved in her high school track program. She enjoys the outdoors and loves to hike in the mountains with her family. During her senior year of high school, she was able to be a part of a physical therapy program through Salt Lake Community College. Aly plans to pursue education in the field of physical therapy, where she will begin at Snow College.
Dani Hansen is from Saratoga Springs, UT. She recently returned home from serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Sacramento, California. Some of her hobbies include skiing, watching movies, and camping. Dani's is majoring in biological sciences at Snow College with the intention of getting into medical school. A dream she has is to get involved in women’s global health so she can be of service to women who are less fortunate.
Madyson Mickelsen is from Garland, UT, and has lived there for most of her life. She is the oldest of five, with two younger sisters and two younger brothers. She was born and raised on a farm and has worked with animals all of her life. Madyson hopes to become a veterinarian like her dad. Her family owns cattle and she also has her own small herd that she runs with her siblings. In high school, Madyson competed on the Vet Science Team for the Bear River FFA chapter. She also learned how to be a good leader from being captain of the girls’ swim team for Bear River High School, and a coach for the Barracudas Swim Club and 10u-12u Water Polo Team. Madyson has also been the concertmaster for her high school orchestra and was the Instrumental Sterling Scholar for Bear River. She loves being outdoors as much as possible and working with animals. Madyson is so excited to start a new adventure at Snow College.
Mary Smart is a current student at Snow College. She is a sophomore studying to major in physical therapy. Anytime Mary is not in class or studying, she is outside or watching Netflix. Throughout her time at Snow, Mary has been involved with the art and science program. One of her favorite classes she's taken at Snow is human anatomy. She says it is a rigorous but rewarding class. Mary is excited for what's in store this coming year, and she thanks the Alumni Board for choosing her for this generous scholarship.
Nichole Semadeni was born and raised in Logan, UT, and graduated from Logan High School. She enjoys singing, performing, reading, doing activities outside, and spending time with her family. Music has been a big part of Nichole's life and she has been able to receive many opportunities through music. She has been a part of many musicals, performed for charities, and participated in competitions. Some of Nichole's accomplishments include: superior ratings in region and state solo and ensemble, playing "Dolly" in the musical Hello Dolly!, and taking first place in the classical category in a NATS (National Association of Teachers Singing) competition. Nichole is so excited to attend Snow College!
Zachery Perrins will be attending Snow College as a freshman in the fall of 2022 and plans to earn an Associate of Science Business degree. He is returning home from a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Houston, Texas. He is the oldest of five kids. He grew up in Provo and Spanish Fork. Some of Zachery's hobbies and talents include basketball, wrestling, piano, hiking, and solving rubiks cubes. He is very social and loves being around people, especially family and friends! Zachery loves business, marketing, and entrepreneurship. One day he hopes to be a successful business owner. He is very excited to attend Snow College!
The Snow College Alumni Scholarship is awarded annually. To apply for future awards, visit this link.