Unity Foundation Awards Scholarships for 2022-2023 Academic Year

Unity Foundation Awards Scholarships for 2022-2023 Academic Year

Unity Foundation of La Porte County is awarding over $330,000 in scholarships to 200 students from 50 different scholarship funds for the 2022-2023 academic year. Since 1992, Unity has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships to help area students advance their education. The recipients are attending 52 different colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. 

Shannon Walker, Unity Foundation Vice President, said, “This year’s scholarship recipients represent the best of La Porte County. They have persevered in the face of unique circumstances during the past few years of their education, and we wish them continued success in their academic careers.”

In lieu of an in-person gathering to celebrate these students, a virtual scholarship presentation recognizing this year’s recipients and the donors who make these scholarships possible is available on the Unity website, uflc.net, YouTube channel and Facebook page.

“Unity loves investing in our students! We can only do this because of our visionary donors who provide perpetual support for La Porte County students pursuing their dreams. We know it’s helping whole families by easing the tuition burden,” said Maggi Spartz, Unity Foundation President.

Students may apply for scholarships for the 2023-2024 school year beginning in January 2023. High school seniors, non-traditional or returning students, as well as those pursuing certificates or undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees are encouraged to visit uflc.net to learn more about the opportunities available.

Since 1992, Unity Foundation of La Porte County has served donors, nonprofits and local communities. As La Porte County’s community foundation, it manages over $40 million in assets, administers more than 325 charitable funds, and has distributed more than $22 million through direct grants and scholarships. The Council on Foundations has deemed Unity Foundation in compliance with all Indiana and national ethical and operating standards for community foundations. Unity Foundation’s mission is to strengthen La Porte County now and forever by building permanent endowments; providing leadership; offering philanthropic vehicles for everyone; and being a catalyst for social and economic vitality. For more information, please visit www.uflc.net or call 219-879-0327.


Alexander Ake

Christine Ake

Layana Aoun

Zachary Archambault

Laura Bahena

Jory Bales

Yatziry Barrera  

Charlotte Bartlett

Alexis Becker

Janaya Blakely

Jayana Blakely

Riese Bornell

Megan Boyd

Alaina Brown

Justin Bunce

Lillian Burke

Moriah Carmel

Lacie Carr

Austin Casto

Trenten Chalik

Isaac Chezem

Chloe Cloutier

James Collins

Paige Conklin

Jillian Cooney

Bryn Cothran

Olivia Cramer-Stevens

Lanie Criswell

Paige Dew

Olivia DeWitt

Lillian Dingman

Ian Doms

Breanna Dove

Ella Dubbs

Hannah Eikelberg

Emma Ekblaw

Carley Ellenberger

Jacob Ellis

Jamie Ellis

Janelle Elwood

Laura Fischer

Emma Fleshman

Alyssa Foster

Jade Foster

Brooklynn Fugate

Nathan Galinowski

Aviana Garner

Ben Garwood

Grant Godwin

Kyle Gorski

Allison Grabarczyk

Emily Gushrowski

Megan Gushrowski

Nicholas Gushrowski

Kasey Halfacre

De’Jah Hawkins-

Emma Heffron

Byonka Hernandez

Erica Hesters

Nicole Hesters

Maria Hoang

Victoria Horne

Jibreel Hoskins

Emily Huff

Abigail Huff

Erik Hultgren

Paige Hunter

Jessica Jara Huizar

Lauren Jaracz

Audrey Jeffers

Erin Johnson

Rachel Johnson

Caroline Kearney

Joel Kelley

Julia Kelley

Abigail Kemiel

Jennifer Kievert

Jacob Kiser

Anna Kmiecik

Elaina Kobitz

Rylie Koepke

Thomas Komay

Preston Krause

Thomas Krause

Anna Kubik

Michael Lakin

Bailee Laux

Theodore Lefeber

Danielle Lilly

Nathan Lilly

Morgan Llewellyn

McKenzie Losinski

Maura Mack

Kasia Maddox

Michael Malloy

James Malony

Rebecca Marxman

Jillian Matzke

Paige Maudlin

Makenna Micallef

Josiah Miller

Kilee Miller

Hannah Misch

Emma Mitschelen

Riley Moody

Sydney Moody

Arturo Munoz

Mary Murphy

Molly Neary

Rory Neary

Payton Neely

Jayme Noll

Logan Notaro

Elisabeth Novak

Rebekah Novak

Spencer Noveroske

Madeleine Nunn

Janelle O’Neal

Grace Olah

Austen Ott

Garrott Ott-Large

Grant Ott-Large

Parker Peterson

Marcy Petri

Roman Piergalski

Benjamin Pizarek

Paige Pizarek

Tristen Poe

Autumn Reynolds

Emma Rice

Shelby Riehle

Megan Riley

Makayla Robinson

Jonathan Rocke

Caleb Rosa

Gideon Rosa

Katelyn Rudolph

Melissa Rudolph

Emily Samuelson

Joanie Sanchez

Alexandrea Sanders

Brittney Sanders

Elizabeth Schable

Lexi Scheidt

Hannah Schoner

Joshua Schooley

Bethany Schuster

Hannah Schuster

Karah Schutz

Mareeya Scully

Alyssa Shaia

Samantha Shei

Jacob Sherrick

Rachel Sherrick

Nicholas Shuble

Sara Siegmund

Brianne Simmons

Taylor Skibinski

Evan Skoglund

Sarah Smith

Ashlei Sonnenberg

Sophie Sorg

Sydney Starks

Savannah Starr

Matthew Steele

Riley Steinhiser

Cory Stevenson

Nathan Stevenson

Sidney Swanson

Grace Tarnow

Mia Taylor

Bria Thomas

Russell Thomas

Abigail Tomblin

Lauren Trim

Alexander Tuszynski

Joseph Tuszynski

Sela Van Buskirk

Sydney Varnak

Riya Verma

Maria Wadle

Abigail Walker

Lauren West

Alexander Willoughby

Samantha Wilson

Brenna Woodruff

Grace Wyness

Natalie Yacullo

Camryn Young

Emily Young

Mason Young

Allison Zila

Gavin Zolvinski