Jimmie Vokes Bernard Memorial Endowed Scholarship
History 1989 EPSHA gave the first scholarship of $500.00 for the UTEP summer session. 1990, 1991, 1992 Continued to award summer scholarships 1992 Dr. Perozzi encouraged EPSHA to endow the scholarship.
1992 The commitment was made by vote of EPSHA membership to fund an endowed scholarship. The goal was to raise 10K in a five year period or forfeit funds to UT scholarship pool. Scholarship committee chairperson appointed to oversee this commitment. –Duties include Develop structured system for application and selection of recipient Organize fund raisers Monitor monies for the scholarship fund
1993 EPSHA initially established endowed fund with 10K, part of the 4 billion UT pool. Conservatively managed fund makes about 4.5% interest annually. Only the interest is given as a scholarship. Endowment agreement between EPSHA and UT Board of Regents: –Selection committee: 2 UTEP faculty, 2 EPSHA board members. –Awarded to graduate student, at least 3.0 GPA for no more than 2 years.
Jimmie Vokes Bernard Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fiscal Year Ending 8/31/04 Total Book Value –Represents all contributions, reinvested income and any realized gains/losses $63,154.36 Distributions (2004) $3,829.92
The primary goal of our association has been to continue to build this fund to the point of providing a significant full annual scholarship. Tuition is higher for speech-language pathology students, due to the added expenses of speech-language pathology instruction such as practicum and ASHA accreditation requirements.
Recipients 1994:$ 500 to Benigno Valles 1995:$1000 to Benigno Valles 1996:$1000 to Jana May 1997:$1160 to Jana May 1998:$1500 to Jamye Chacon 1999:$2000 to Teresa Lee 2000: $2000 to Dana Nielson
2001:$2000 to Diane Albert $2000 to Barbara DeSouza 2002:$1200 to Marlene Paulus 2003:$2000 to Sofia Munoz $2000 to Claudia Mendoza 2004:$2500 to Bertha Manriquez $2500 to Deena Garcia 2005:$2500 to Patricia Robles
This scholarship was established by Lydia’s family with 10K in 1971 specifically for an undergraduate speech therapy major who plans to make speech therapy their career. In the Fall of 1973 the first scholarship was awarded to Gilda Pena Gonzalez.
Further contributions were not made and the scholarship was awarded bi-annually due to the small amount of interest accumulated each year. 1996-97 Dr. Middleton encouraged the EPSHA Board to initiate support for this scholarship.
EPSHA Membership Contributions 1997$1000 1998$2000 1999$1000 2000$ 500 –Reinvested $2,300.00 designated for distribution 2001$1075 2002$ 90 2003$ 105 2004$1065 2005$1255 –Reinvested $1,792.76 designated for distribution
Lydia Stark Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fiscal Year Ending 8/31/04 Total Book Value –Represents all contributions, reinvested income and any realized gains/losses $21,370.87 Distributions (2004) $1,792.76
The focus of our association has been to continue to build this fund to the point of providing a significant full annual scholarship.
Recipients 2000:$ 500 to Lynette Ruacho $ 500 to Eric Phillips 2001:$1500 to Cynthia Enriquez 2002:$1200 to Shari Morytko 2003:$1500 to Martha Villanueva 2004:$2000 to Vanesa Garcia 2005:Funds Reinvested
Dr. Grace Middleton Scholarship Texas Speech & Hearing Association Foundation Endowment Fund
2004The commitment was made by vote of EPSHA membership to fund an endowed scholarship. The goal was to raise $20K required by Texas Speech and Hearing Foundation to create the endowment. –10/15/04$5,000.00 EPSHA contribution $ 425.00 Membership contribution $9,000.00 Pledges – 6/15/05$5,000.00 EPSHA contribution $ 475.33 Membership contribution
1 st Scholarship Recipient –Susanne Rasmussen –$500 “one time” award –Presented at TSHA Convention April 1, 2005 in Austin, Texas
Each year a speech-language pathology or audiology book is purchased and dedicated to the individuals EPSHA has chosen to honor. –A gift plate is placed in a library book each year thereafter with the dedication in honor or memory of that designee.
In 2004 under the leadership of Yolie Flores, EPSHA endowed the library fund. –Interest accrued will allow the library to purchase speech-language pathology and audiology text books, in addition to those budgeted.
In Memory Sharon David Roy Lassiter Paul Marcum Richard Stovall Anita Hope Weil Barbara Willis Dr. Mary Lou Rivera
In Honor Madeline Brand Mary Knott Bernadine McNeil Dr. Grace Middleton Dr. Joseph Perozzi
EPSHA is recognized as a major donor to the University. Places of Honor include: –UTEP College of Health Science –UTEP Speech and Hearing Clinic listing the recipients –Library Wall of Honor –UTEP Centennial Museum Memorial Court Yard UTEP Acknowledgement
UTEP Centennial Museum Memorial Courtyard – Brick Honoring EPSHA
It is important to remember those who have gone before us and to be assured that things highly meaningful to us during our lives will endure even when we are no longer here.
Submitted by Deborah L. Card Scholarship Committee Chairperson firstname.lastname@example.org Dedicated to the support of students