2023 Student Scholarship Recipients:

Katherine Barclay

Hospitality and Tourism Management and Accounting
Edmond, Oklahoma

Katherine Barclay’s interest in philanthropy began in eighth grade when her history teacher introduced her to it. Learning about philanthropy inspired Katherine to get involved in her community, and she is passionate about empowering others to do the same. As the director of philanthropy and community service of Kappa Delta, she led the chapter's philanthropic events. She is also the founder and vice president of the Beta Tau Rho — the Butter Churning Club — as well as a Spears School of Business Student Council representative. Katherine is a shopping assistant with Our Daily Bread Food and Resource Center, and she is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma and Order of Omega.

Elsa Berry

Secondary Education, Option in English
Flower Mound, Texas

Elsa Berry’s orange passion is centered on inclusion — she wants every member of the Cowboy family to feel valued. Elsa lives out her passion by serving as the College of Education and Human Sciences First-Year Seminar Vice President and a member of Active Minds. She has served as a member of the Student Government Association mental health committee and a mental health researcher for the Honors College and psychology department. Elsa is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and was the recipient of the College of Education and Health Science’s Stand Out Service Award.

Liberty Carson

Animal Science and Agribusiness
Yukon, Oklahoma

Liberty Carson’s strongest passions are agriculture and the Ferguson College of Agriculture. She strives to support the agricultural industry through her internship at the United States Department of Agriculture and the Oklahoma Youth Expo. Liberty is dedicated to her community and has volunteered countless hours with Our Daily Bread, Ronald McDonald House Charities and as a CASA philanthropy committee member. Liberty is a Oklahoma State University Alumni Association programming chair, a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and a Junior Greek leadership coordinator.

Coralee Castle

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Wayne, Oklahoma

Coralee Castle’s mission trip to Haiti inspired her passion for philanthropy. She cares deeply about the Haitian children as well as Opportunity Orange Scholars — an inclusive post-secondary education program for OSU students with intellectual disabilities. Coralee has worked as a horse trainer and ranch manager as well as a classroom aid for special education students. An advocate for women in rodeo, Coralee is the OSU Rodeo team captain and the 2022 women’s team collegiate champion. She was recognized for her outstanding academic performance as a member of the OSU Rodeo team.

Sarah Easterly

Political Science
Enid, Oklahoma

Sarah Easterly is committed to having a positive impact on children. She volunteers with the Children’s Miracle Network through CowboyThon and is involved with Big Brothers & Sisters of Oklahoma and Girls on the Run. She serves as the president of Gamma Phi Beta and on the leadership team for the OSU Alumni Association Student Network. She is a member of the OSU Student Foundation and the President’s Leadership Council. Sarah plans to live out her orange passion after graduation by attending law school with the hopes of becoming an attorney who advocates for children.

Jentry Lemons

Student Philanthropist of the Year

Physiology: Pre-Medical Sciences
Ardmore, Oklahoma

Growing up alongside a sibling with special needs offered Jentry Lemons many opportunities to be philanthropic. Living out her orange passion — working with people with special needs — has led her to pursue a career in pediatric and special needs dentistry. Jentry is the secretary of the Oklahoma chapter of the American Student Dental Association, a dental assistant for Catholic Charities and a member of Oklahoma State Unified, an organization that pairs a person with a disability with a member of the club to compete in intramural sports. Jentry is also a member of the OSU Fellowship of Christian Athletes and National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Raedyn Magness

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Shattuck, Oklahoma

Raedyn Magness cares deeply about the mental health and wellness of students on college campuses. By advocating for access to care and services, she wants to ensure that no OSU student has to fight an invisible battle alone. She is the vice president of campaigns and a student tour guide for the OSU Student Foundation. She is a member of both the Undergraduate Students of Osteopathic Rural Medicine, serving as secretary in 2022, and the Biochemistry club. Raedyn was also a recipient of the OSU Mortar Board Top 20 Freshmen Women and an early admission recipient to the 3+1 program at the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Limayre Mendoza

Sandra K. Trennepohl Women for OSU Endowed Scholarship

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Limayre Mendoza’s orange passion is women’s healthcare and helping bridge the cultural gap that exists in medicine. As a Spanish-speaking future physician and the daughter of Guatemalan immigrants, Limayre looks forward to providing care to Hispanic and Spanish-speaking women. She is the community service chair of the Latino Medical Student Association and the treasurer of the Student National Medical Association. She also serves as a peer review committee member and student ambassador for OSU Health Sciences Center. After graduation, Limayre plans to serve as a physician in her hometown, bridging medical gaps for underserved populations.

Mackenzie Moody

Ike and Marybeth Glass Women for OSU Endowed Scholarship

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Mackenzie Moody’s orange passion is maternal health in the setting of addiction medicine and adverse childhood experiences. Mackenzie is the community outreach chair for the Student Osteopathic Medical Association, the Tulsa County Medical Society advocacy chair and an Albert Schweitzer Fellow in 2022. After graduation and residency, Mackenzie plans to focus her medical practice on Native American women with substance use. She hopes to lead a clinic that can provide treatment for both obstetric and gynecological concerns as well as social wellness and addiction treatment.

Kaitlyn Pinkerton

Wirt June Newman Memorial Scholarship

Political Science: Pre-Law
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Kaitlyn Pinkerton wants to work for a better community. Her orange passion is civics education, and she plans to work in government to address the many injustices Native Americans face. Kaitlyn serves as a student leader for the Center for Sovereign Nations and a community mentor at OSU Housing and Residential Life. She was named a member of the Class of 2020 United Nations Indian Tribal Youth 25 Under 25, and she received the National Indian Health Board Youth Leadership Award in 2019. Kaitlyn is a graduate of the six-month Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute Civic Leaders Fellowship.

Sadie Schiffmacher

Ike and Marybeth Glass Women for OSU Endowed Scholarship

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Tulsa, Oklahoma

As an undergraduate at Baylor University, Sadie Schiffmacher visited Kenya, where her desire to work with those with autism and special needs began. She is passionate about providing resources and education to those with autism and their families. Sadie is a volunteer research assistant at the OSU Hardesty Center for Clinical Research and Neurology, the vice president of the Student Neurology Group at OSU-COM and an Albert Schweitzer Fellow. She plans to pursue a career in pediatric neurology so that she can assist those with autism and their families throughout her career.

Mackenzie Steele

Political Science
Shawnee, Oklahoma

Mackenzie is passionate about supporting victims of sexual violence and abuse on campus. As a part of the organization 1is2Many, she has advocated for and supports fellow students during difficult times. Mackenzie is a member of the Student Government Association Senate, an Oklahoma State University Alumni Association ambassador and is involved with Square One Project — an organization that reimagines the criminal legal system in Oklahoma. After graduation, Mackenzie plans to attend law school in order to become a public defender to pursue her passion to serve those impacted by the criminal justice system.

Liza-Ann Suba

Student Philanthropist of the Year

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Del City, Oklahoma

Liza-Ann Suba's orange passion is global health. She cares deeply about bettering the lives of those in her community and abroad. Liza-Ann has completed Global Health Track trips to Mexico, Nepal and Greece. Liza-Ann also serves as an OSU-College of Medicine ambassador and is a member of the Student American Academy of Osteopathy and the Oklahoma Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecology Student Association. She served as co-president of the Global Medicine Club and an administrative intern at OSU-COM, and she plans to practice medicine by serving underserved and underrepresented individuals in Oklahoma.

Shaelyn Ward

Sheryl Benbrook Women for OSU Endowed Student Scholarship

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Shaelyn Ward cares deeply about Native American and Alaskan Native health equity and the geriatric community. She serves as the D.O. outreach chair for the Association of Native American Medical Students and a member of the American Medical Association Medical Student Section’s Community on American Indian Affairs. Shaelyn is also an Albert Schweitzer Fellow, the administrative vice president of the OSU-CHS Student Government Association and a teaching assistant for Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.

Nicole Ziske

Marketing and Business Sustainability
Allen, Texas

Nicole Ziske’s orange passion is educating her peers about the importantce of looking beyond one’s self and seeking ways to help others. She believes everyone is in need and strives toward being the person to notice and act first. Nicole currently serves as the president of the Student Volunteer Center and is an OSU tour guide for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. She is also the treasurer for Net Impact Sustainability and was a facilitator for the SUMMIT Leadership Conference.

Past Student Scholarship Recipients:


  • Jaci Deitrick, Agribusiness and Psychology - Honors, Newcastle, Oklahoma
  • Paul Delgado, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Mary Erdmann, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics: Pre-Med, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Morgan Garrett, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Tess Haddock, Agricultural Economics with a Minor in Social Justice, Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • S. Mackenzee Hester, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Washington, Oklahoma
  • Brooke Hightower, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Cushing, Oklahoma
  • Haley Howard, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Makinley Kennedy, Strategic Communications, Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Kayla Morrison, Horticulture, Ponca City, Oklahoma
  • Denise Neal, Language Literacy and Culture, PhD, Belize City, Belize
  • Tina Newton, Higher Education Leadership and Administration, PhD, Perry, Oklahoma
  • Chloe Scheitzach, Physiology: Pre-Med, Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Savanna Smith, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Trophy Club, Texas
  • Alma Rios Wilson, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Buffalo, Oklahoma


  • 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, Arkansas
  • 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, Oklahoma
  • Karlie Wade, Agricultural Communications; Pre-Law, Perry, Oklahoma


  • 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, Oklahoma


  • 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.