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Congratulations Graduating Scholars!

The Two Ten Footwear Foundation Scholarship program would like to take a moment to recognize and congratulate our 38 graduating students from the class of ’22! We are incredibly proud of their hard work and perseverance and want to wish them the best on their next chapter!

Congratulations Graduating Scholars

Franshesca Aliaga, Graduate of Caldwell College - Sonny and Desiree Shar Scholarship

I am a biology major, chemistry minor, and dean's list recipient since the fall of 2019 at Caldwell University. I am a pre-dental student, who has worked in the field since the age of 15. I am truly grateful to be receiving this award.

Mohammed Alikhan, Graduate of University of Evansville - Carolyn & David P. Wohl Scholarship

My pursuit of a higher education is motivated by my desire to provide a better life for my family.

Ahmad Awawdeh, Graduate of University of Houston - Caleres Endowed Scholarship

I understand this scholarship can change many people’s lives, but I can guarantee you it has changed my life in ways I can’t explain.

Taylor Ayers, Graduate of University of Southern Indiana - Michigan Shoe Travelers Scholarship

A couple months before graduating I accepted a job as a Social Media and Marketing Specialist… I’m very excited to be part of the team and further my career in Advertising and Marketing and have been loving my new job the past couple months.

Eric Bazurto, Graduate of Villanova University - Harvey & Carol Shafler Scholarship

Because of my parents' hard work, I have been given a host of opportunities to succeed in life. This scholarship is a clear example of this because it was only available for me due to my mom's work, so I cannot truly express how thankful I am.

India Bickley, Graduate of University of Scranton - Harold Rowen Scholarship

Applying for this application has made my life better, and makes me appreciate the help that Two Ten offers to those in need, not just their own but their extended families.

Jackie Borromeo, Graduate of Saint Cloud State University - Bruce Fendell Memorial Scholarship

I just started a position as the field organizer for my local State Senator’s re-election campaign while I'll expand my knowledge in both of my undergraduate degrees, political science and economics, and create strong relationships with government.

Carlos Brenes, Graduate of California State University-Fullerton - Richard Rubin Scholarship

I am extremely appreciative and thankful of the opportunity Two Ten continues to provide for my family and me

Hector Cavazos, Graduate of CUNY Bernard M Baruch College - Footwear Unlimited Scholarship / Mike Mooney Scholarship

I know I can achieve all that I put my mind to as I am a survivor of life.  I am also so grateful for this help from the Two Ten.

Kiana Centeno, Graduate of University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez - Albert & Gertrude Gordon Memorial Scholarship

Obtaining a higher education is my biggest desire but higher tuition fees and the lack of money to cover them have proven to be my biggest obstacles. Thank you for this scholarship.

Sarrah Davis, Graduate of Howard University - Reebok Foundation Scholarship

Not only am I a full-time student living in the middle of a global pandemic but I am also working full-time to financially support myself and my younger siblings.

Ian Downey, Graduate of Western Washington University - Two Ten Footwear Foundation Scholarship

I'm excited to make my parents proud and get to the point where I can start giving back and help support them. One of my biggest goals is to buy my mom a house, as she has always found the resources to support me.

Tatyana Emery, Graduate of Tufts University - Walter Braun Memorial Scholarship

The powerful impact of an education in the arts that I felt as a young student has stayed with me and through the help of this scholarship and higher education, I hope to bring the same life-changing magic to students in my classroom as a teacher.

Jaritza Garcia Gomez, Graduate of Portland State University - Charles Barrocas Memorial Scholarship

I got my first job at 17 and started saving up in order to pay for college. I had to take out a loan my first year because I did not have enough saved in order to pay the expense. With the help of this scholarship, I was able to feel some relief.

Grace Goulding, Graduate of University of California-Santa Barbara - National Shoe Travelers Scholarship

This scholarship was a very important deciding factor on whether or not I will be able to continue my education at the university of my choice or having to go to a community college.

Krissa Hill, Graduate of Gordon College - National Shoe Retailers Association Scholarship

Overall, it has been a challenging year, just as it has been for everyone. However, I become increasingly more thankful for the ability to still pursue my academic goals in the midst of a pandemic. 

Shelby Honeycutt, Graduate of University of Louisiana at Lafayette - William Manowitz Scholarship

I am determined to be successful in either Marketing or Accounting because of my experiences. As the first to attend college in my family, I am doing almost everything on my own; this scholarship allowed me to continue my education easily.

Milenia Iglesias, Graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey - Hans J. Kroto Memorial Scholarship

I was able to further my education without having the financial burden to leave behind for myself and my family. Thank you.

Cassidy Jones, Graduate of Rutgers University - Myra & Jack Joyner Scholarship

I carried a part-time job throughout my college career and will continue to as I work towards becoming an editor and publisher.

Melchisedek Josma, Graduate of Florida Atlantic University - Alegre & Alberto Barrocas Scholarship

This scholarship helped me reach my educational goals and do what I love.

Alexis Krycian, Graduate of University of Michigan - Dansko Endowed Scholarship

I am appreciative of this scholarship as it alleviates some of the financial stress associated with college.

Amy Lisicki, Graduate of Cal State Dominguez Hills - S. Goldberg & Co., Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship is going to help me tremendously by going towards paying off my student loans. Thank you so much!

Mariah Long, Graduate of Missouri Southern State University - Janet & Ben Alper Scholarship

Getting this scholarship says to me that I am seen as having potential to make a real difference in this world.

Londyn Lorenz, Graduate of University of Mississippi Main Campus - Two Ten Footwear Foundation Scholarship

My father has poured his whole life into our family’s shoe store to continue the legacy of both shoe repair as well as the selling of shoes, but it was still hard to afford my tuition. With this scholarship, I am able to follow my dreams of becoming

Julian Mason, Graduate of Drexel University - Nike Scholarship

Bettering yourself is important, but having the ability to better those around you, is even more imperative. There is no number, tally, or tick mark you can put on the impact your service has on others.

Noadia Michel, Graduate of DeSales University - Fred & Edith Bloom Scholarship

I truly appreciate this opportunity that Two Ten Footwear Foundation has provided for even taking the time to award students and employees aid while supporting their educational careers with these scholarships.

Massimo Molina, Graduate of SUNY at Albany - National Shoe Travelers Scholarship

Two Ten helped my sister during the Great Recession when my father was not working and it made all the difference in the world. Two Ten’s mission is more than admirable, it places importance on the values I was raised to have.

Madison Nichols, Graduate of SUNY at Albany - National Shoe Travelers Scholarship

Instead of wallowing in the hard times, I have chosen to use my adversity to propel me into my own future and control my own destiny. I am thrilled to be moving forward with my life. Your scholarship will make this dream a reality.

Elishka Pierce, Graduate of Northern Arizona University - New Balance Scholar Athlete Scholarship

I've maintained a 4.0 GPA, became a sustainable ambassador at NAU, and started the Pierce Family Foundation. None of this would be feasible without the support of Two Ten, so I sincerely and humbly thank you for your assistance.

Tenna Risser, Graduate of DeVry University-Illinois, Harold Alfond Scholarship

I am a mother of 3 children. I go to work full time and school full time. My plate is very full and I am so happy to for this scholarship. It has helped me finish my education and earn my bachelor's degree!

Natasha Robinson, Graduate of California University of Pennsylvania - Joseph & Frank Flood Memorial Scholarship

I value my education beyond measure. I know I will be able to do great things in the future.

Sam Ruggio, Graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - NST Scholarship

I've secured a sposition at Boeing Defense, Space, & Security. Thank you Two Ten for my scholarship!

Chelsea Scoli, Graduate of Bucknell University - NST Scholarship

I graduated from Bucknell University with double majors in Management and Organizations & Creative Writing.

Shane Thomas, Graduate of Saint Francis University - Boris and James Goldstein Scholarship

I enjoyed learning about things that affect my life and the world in general and also what I could do to make my life better and ways to contribute to causes that affect everyone. I am very glad that I had the opportunity to go to college.

Jimmy Twisdale, Graduate of Saint Leo University - Harriet & Paul Gardent Scholarship

My experience as a store manager in footwear retail will be a great asset for my future coupled with my continued education. I am excited to take this next step! Thank You.

Mia Valdez, Graduate of Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio - Michael and Pam Brooks Scholarship

I am a goal driven individual and being successful in my career is a top priority. This scholarship was a huge help with paying for my college tuition.

Michelle Verastegui, Graduate of our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio - Michael and Pam Brooks Scholarship

Thank you for this scholarship.

Samiha Yusof, Graduate of University of Southern California - Caleres Endowed Scholarship

This year has been full of unexpected surprises, but it has also made me more grateful for the opportunities and resources I received to make my college experience possible, such as this scholarship. Thank you so much for changing my life.