SU Announces 2022-23 Remembrance Scholars

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Syracuse University announced the names of the 35 2022-23 Remembrance Scholars Thursday in a university press release.

The scholarship honors the 35 students killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 in 1998, the statement said. Two other students have been selected to be the 2022-23 Lockerbie Scholars. The pair represent the town of Lockerbie, Scotland, where the 1998 crash occurred.

The two students, Zack Blackstock and Natasha Gilfillan, will come to SU for a year of study. The Remembrance and Lockbier Scholar programs are entering their 33rd year, the statement said.

“(The Remembrance Scholars) represent the legacy of every student lost in a horrific tragedy, looking back to make sure they are remembered and honored,” the Vice Chancellor and Provost said. Gretchen Ritter.



The recently introduced Remembrance Scholars are listed below:

  • David Barbier Jr., specialist in television, radio and cinema and specialist in international relations. Barbier is also a member of the honors program at Renée Crown University
  • Diane Benites, major in biology
  • Mira Berenbaum, who specializes in accounting and public relations
  • Olivia Budelmann, student in Spanish languages, literature and culture. She is also a math major as well as a sustainability and policing major. Budelmann is also in the honors program at Renée Crown University
  • Emma Dahman, a major in economics as well as a major in citizenship and civic engagement. She is also majoring in Spanish Language, Literature and Culture in the Honors Program at Renée Crown University.
  • Cori Dill, a major in political science and a major in public relations
  • Ronald Ditchek, music education student
  • Dara Drake, Renee Crown University Honors Program Fellow and Political Studies Major
  • Fabryce Fetus, political studies major and public health major
  • Karina Freeland, Political Studies Major
  • Kinley Gaudette, a member of the Honors Program at Renée Crown University as well as a major in public health. Gaudette is also a political studies major
  • Riya Gupta, a political studies major
  • Jamie Heath, a major in political studies as well as a major in citizenship and civic engagement
  • Sifan Hunde, member of the honors program at Renée Crown University and specialist in international relations. Hunde is also a psychology major
  • Amanda Lalonde, major in psychology and forensic science as well as member of the honors program at Renée Crown University
  • Adam Landry, civil engineering graduate
  • Ivy Lin, Honors Fellow at Renée Crown University and Creative Writing Major. Lin is also a history major.
  • Julianna Mercado, Biochemistry and Forensic Science Major
  • Jenna Merry, Honors Fellow at Renée Crown University and student in the School of Architecture.
    John Meyers, specialist in audiovisual and digital journalism
  • Ofentse Mokoka, a major in economics as well as a major in writing and rhetoric
  • Riley Moore, a major in communication and rhetorical studies as well as a major in political science. Moore is also a creative writing major.
  • Nadia Nelson, Political Studies Major and Political Science Major
  • Janice Poe, a chemistry major
  • Mackenzie Quinn, a major in political science and sociology as well as a member of the honors program at Renée Crown University
  • Maggie Sardino, a writing and rhetoric major as well as a member of the Honors program at Renée Crown University. Sardino is also a major in citizenship and civic engagement
  • Brielle Seidel, a major in public health
  • Car Shapiro, an entrepreneurship and emerging business major
  • Louis Smith, a member of the honors program at Renée Crown University as well as a major in biology
  • Emily Steinberger, photojournalism major and member of the honors program at Renée Crown University. Steinberger is also a management major
  • Taylor Stover, scholar of international relations and history as well as a member of the honors program at Renée Crown University
  • Alessandra “Sasha” Temerte, an economics major and member of the honors program at Renée Crown University. Temerte is also a major in writing and rhetoric
  • Armeeta Verma, student at the school of architecture
  • Jared Welch, an electrical engineering major

“These 2022-2023 fellows represent a wide range of disciplines, personal backgrounds and professional aspirations,” Ritter said. “What brings them together is a desire to make the world a better place through leadership and service.”

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