2022 Student Scholarship Recipients:

Jaci Deitrick

Agribusiness and Psychology - Honors
Newcastle, Oklahoma

Jaci Deitrick’s interest in philanthropy started when she was on the receiving end of someone’s giving. After that experience, she became passionate about giving back and providing hope for others. She is committed to philanthropy, even going as far as to create an organization to rescue horses and ponies and to use them for therapeutic purposes. Jaci has also acted as a mentor and leader to other students in the American Indian College Fund, Hendricks Cattle Company and Self. Jaci volunteers at various organizations including Strike Out Arthritis, Sweets for Saville and Newcastle Senior Citizen Center.

Paul Delgado

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Edmond, Oklahoma

Paul Delgado left her home in Mexico City at the age of 13 to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor. Despite all of the challenges, she never lost hope. Paul is committed to paying forward the philanthropic efforts she received. She prioritizes mentoring first-generation students, establishing organizations to foster more inclusive environments and giving back to underserved communities. She has also participated in over 700 hours of community service while being a part of Sigma Lambda Gamma, Hopkins-LIMB SACNAS Chapter and OSU Center for Health Services Ambassadors.

Mary Erdmann

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics: Pre-Med
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Mary Erdmann’s passion for philanthropy began when working at RAM, a free clinic in Idabel, Oklahoma. She witnessed when patients who could not get medical care receive free eyeglasses, dental care and medical attention. Mary also serves as a volunteer at Stillwater Medical Center, Into the Streets and Daily Bread. She is a member of the Junior Greek Leadership Coordinator for Oklahoma State University’s Fraternity and Sorority Affairs.

Morgan Garrett

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Morgan Garrett’s calling is to serve others and improve their quality of life through medicine. Morgan spent eight years volunteering for the Refuge International Medical Mission. She conducted approximately 2,000 hours working with patients in clinics and hospitals in Guatemala. Along with various other volunteer services, Morgan was the President of Oklahoma State University's American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Chapter and an undergraduate mentor.

Tess Haddock

Agricultural Economics with a Minor in Social Justice
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Tess Haddock’s intense passion for philanthropy has guided her to exceptional service. Tess is the President of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences, as well as the Assistant Director of the Oklahoma State University Red Pantry Committee. In addition, Tess is a member of the President’s Leadership Council and a Semi-Finalist for Oklahoma State University Student Employee of the Year.

S. Mackenzee Hester

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Washington, Oklahoma

Mackenzee Hester has an incredible passion for improving Native healthcare and health outcomes. She enjoys mentoring pre-medicine Native American students as they go through medical school. She has volunteered for Habitats for Humanity, Operation Orange and administered COVID-19 vaccines in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Mackenzee is also the treasurer for Native American Students of the Osteopathic Medicine Club and Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society.

Brooke Hightower

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Cushing, Oklahoma

Brooke Hightower was called to philanthropy at a young age. She volunteered at a local food pantry and attended multiple mission trips with her church. Brooke participated as a fundraising volunteer for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where she helped raise hundreds of dollars during philanthropy events. Brooke is the President of the Student Government Association. She is also a member of the Oklahoma Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecology Student Association and Simulation in Medicine Club.

Haley Howard

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Haley Howard is a true mentor and leader in her community. Her orange passion is Oklahoma Food Bank for food insecurity. When she is not volunteering at Oklahoma Food Bank, she is making a difference on campus. Haley was the Residence Hall and Iota Sigma Phi Honors Program President. She currently serves as an OMSI Representative on the OSU-COM Curriculum Committee.

Makinley Kennedy

Strategic Communications
Lawton, Oklahoma

Makinley Kennedy is heavily involved with campus life at Oklahoma State University. When Makinley arrived at OSU, she was inspired to give back to the university. She is currently the Attorney General for the Student Government Association, Homecoming Steering Athletic Pride Chair, an Honors’ College Ambassador and a Speaker’s Board Member. Makinley also volunteers with Our Daily Bread and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Kayla Morrison

Ponca City, Oklahoma

Kayla Morrison was inspired by her mother’s actions to give back to her local community. Nine years ago, her mother decided to buy a large horse trailer and converted it into a one-aisle grocery store. The intent was to serve the food deserts and low-income housing in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Being a part of that process led Kayla to study horticulture. Kayla was a Dean’s List Honoree and a part of Pi Alpha Xi Honor Society Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture.

Denise Neal

Language Literacy and Culture, PhD
Belize City, Belize

Denise Neal is committed to advocating for equity in education and social justice for marginalized students. Denise continues her education so she can assist her country in educating teachers, guiding policy makers in decisions regarding education and developing students to become critically literate. Denise is currently a member of the Belize Education Research Team and COBEC Research Ad Hoc Committee.

Tina Newton

Higher Education Leadership and Administration, PhD
Perry, Oklahoma

Tina Newton enjoys making connections and experiencing other cultures. Her overall passion is international exchange, and she encourages every OSU student to experience other cultures. She is the project coordinator for Stillwater’s Afgan Family Resettlement and a student representative for the Board Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society. Tina is also the founder and current president of the Board of Directors for Supporting Solutions for Atenas, CR Inc.

Chloe Scheitzach

Physiology: Pre-Med
Edmond, Oklahoma

Chloe Scheitzach’s orange passion is loving those that need a helping hand through service. Chloe has served at Catholic Charities Tulsa Dental Extraction Clinic, Delta Dental Oklahoma, Our Daily Bread and Breakfast on Boulevard. On OSU’s campus, she is the vice president of the National Women’s Sorority, a Community Outreach Officer and a Judicial Board Representative.

Savanna Smith

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Trophy Club, Texas

Savanna Smith is most passionate about helping those that do not have a voice. She believes there is nothing more fulfilling than donating her time to offer a pet or person a second chance. At OSU, Savanna is a part of the Internal Medicine and Emergency Critical Care Club, Association of Shelter Veterinarians, Society for Veterinary Surgery and Anesthesiology and Dogs of Lincoln.

Alma Rios Wilson

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Buffalo, Oklahoma

Alma Rios Wilson and her family moved to the United States to create the American dream of becoming educated citizens. Alma is a part of various organizations including the Student Ambassador Program, Student Government Associationand Students of Osteopathic Rural Medicine. She is also the president of Chi Omega, Tau Beta Chapter and Order of Omega. Alma has volunteered countless hours to community service including STORM Handwashing, CLUE Camp, Make-A-Wish Foundation and Buffalo Community Theater and Center.

Past Student Scholarship Recipients:


  • Jerret Carpenter, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Poteau, Oklahoma
  • Carly Dunn, Human Development and Family Science, McAlester, Oklahoma
  • Lara Hays, Agribusiness and Animal Science, Claremore, Oklahoma
  • Lucia Kezele, Applied Sociology and Psychology, Gallup, New Mexico
  • Rachel Kim, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, South Korea
  • Bree Kisling, Agricultural Communications, Enid, Oklahoma
  • Kaitlyn Lane, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Pre-Med, Beulah, Colorado
  • Ashlyn Morris, Animal Science, Pre-Vet Medicine, Poteau, Oklahoma
  • Savannah Nicks, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Mallie Reuter, Nonprofit Management, Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • Wesley Sims, Management Information Systems, Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • Jessica Van Nimwegen, Animal Science, Pre-Vet, Allen, Texas
  • Garrin Williams, Human Development and Family Sciences, Manhattan, Kansas


  • Emily Alexander, Marketing and Management, Canadian, Texas
  • Lauren Anderson, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Enid, Oklahoma
  • Patricia Bear, Culinary Arts, Henryetta, Oklahoma
  • Jonathan Foster, Marketing and Nonprofit Management, Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Jillian Gore, Zoology with a Pre-Vet Option, Pryor, Oklahoma
  • Jaden Kasitz, Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics Applications, Wichita, Kansas
  • Rachel Millea, Human Development and Family Sciences, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Megan Perez, Clinical Psychology, Guthrie, Oklahoma
  • Johna Pulliam, Physiology/Pre-Medical Sciences, Catoosa, Oklahoma
  • Madison Slawson, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, McAlester, Oklahoma
  • Allison Stuckey, Elementary Education, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Megan Wong, Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Edmond, Oklahoma


  • Carly Bender, Actuarial and Financial Mathematics and Statistics, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Alison Booth, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Mustang, Oklahoma
  • Seraiah Coe, Biological Science/Natural Resource Ecology and Management, McKinney, Texas
  • Peighton Coleman, Elementary Education, Tuttle, Oklahoma
  • Lana Duke, Osteopathic Medicine, Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Courtney Keeney, Plant and Soil Sciences, Eagletown, Oklahoma
  • Rachel Terry, Biology — Pre-Medical, Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Alexis Vance, Chemical Engineering, Leawood, Kansas
  • Christine Walters, Nutritional Sciences, Concord, Ohio
  • Caitlin Way, Osteopathic Medicine, Mitchell, South Dakota


  • Lacy Brame, Osteopathic Medicine, Norman, OK
  • Jacquelyn Crawford, Applied Technology; Horticulture, Jones, OK
  • Lourdes FelixCuret, Liberal Studies, Oklahoma City, OK and San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Cardin Hart, Chemical Engineering, Edmond, OK
  • Natalie Keirns, Psychology, Haysville, KS
  • Ashley Knoch, Integrative Biology, New Kensington, PA
  • Rebecca Lane, Chemical Engineering, Beulah, CO
  • Jasmyn Lee, Civil Engineering, Lawton, OK
  • Sarah Oliver, Biochemistry; Pre-Law, Ardmore, OK
  • Pratishtha Poudel, Crop Science, Bharatpur, Rajastahan, Nepal
  • Erin Wood, Psychology, Rogers, AR
  • Emma Woolard, Agribusiness; Pre-Law, Wolfforth, TX


  • Christina Anaya, Integrative Biology, Fallbrook, California
  • Krista Boston-Fullerton, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Stigler, Oklahoma
  • Megan DeVuyst, Agribusiness, Morrison, OK
  • Abbey Grimes, Microbiology, Bartlesville, OK
  • Darci Klein, Counseling Psychology, St. Louis, MO
  • Wendy Lau Wong, Industrial Engineering and Management, Panama City, Panama & Oklahoma City, OK
  • Courtney Mapes, Animal Science, Alva, OK
  • Sulochana Paudyal, Entomology, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal
  • Ayrianna Swanson, Microbiology and Biochemistry; French, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Karlie Wade, Agricultural Communications; Pre-Law, Perry, OK


  • Taylor Brown, Hotel and Restaurant Administration, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Austyn Iven, Sports Media, Stillwater, OK
  • Jacquelyn Lane, Chemical Engineering, Beulah, CO
  • Savannah Martin, Microbiology, Duncan, OK
  • Alexandria Mullins, Clinical Psychology, Haworth, OK
  • Emma Murray, Creative Writing, Poetry, Council Bluffs, IA
  • Sarah Sauer, Nutritional Sciences, Pre-Dental, Highland Village, TX
  • Ricki Schroeder, Agribusiness and Agricultural Leadership, Kremlin, OK
  • Audrey Woods, Mental Health Counseling, Dallas, TX


  • Lindsay Azlin, Agricultural Education, Wewoka, OK
  • Julia Benbrook, Multimedia Journalism, Woodward, OK
  • Kourtney Brooks, Entrepreneurship and Marketing, Tuttle, OK
  • Mayra Castanon, Nurse Science, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Roxanne Cobb, Crime Victim/Survivor Services, Conway, AR
  • Macy Hula, Human Development and Family Science, Enid, OK
  • Allison Meinders, Accounting and Finance, Woodward, OK
  • Amanda Sandoval, Enterprise Development, Oklahoma City, OK


  • Charlie Gibson, Economics, Ada, OK
  • Nadir Nibras, Biomedical Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Nicole Ralston, Marketing, Stillwater, OK
  • Chacey Schoeppel, Agribusiness and Pre-Law, Fairview, OK
  • Aubrey Scott, Early Childhood Education, Owasso, OK


  • Marti Going, Mulitmedia Journalism, Pryor, OK
  • Alysa Hooper, Human Development and Family Science, Norman, OK
  • Hannah Langley, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Winfield, KS
  • Rebekah Sook, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Midwest City, OK
  • Chris Stockton, Management and Accouting, Duncan, OK


  • Rachel Benbrook, Strategic Communications, Woodward, OK
  • Kelsey Cottom, Agricultural Communications, Morrison, OK
  • Katie Haning, Chemical Engineering, Allen, TX
  • Mallory Ross, Agricultural Communications, Woodward, OK
  • Amelia Wilson, Spanish, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Stillwater, OK


  • Haley Baumgardner, Agribusiness, Carrier, OK
  • Qualla Parman, Biosystems Engineering, Warner, OK
  • Alyssa Peterson, Biological Sciences, Edmond, OK
  • Carly Schnaithman, Agribusiness, Garber, OK


  • Rachel Branch, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Guthrie, OK
  • Sara Roberts, Art History, Weatherford, OK


  • Sarah Cary, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Tulsa, OK

Are you interested in supporting students who are passionate about philanthropy? The Women for OSU Scholarship Fund recognizes the best and brightest leaders on campus, working to make OSU and the world a better a place.