HILLSBOROUGH, CA June 30, 2014 —The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation announced today that it has granted scholarships totaling $100,000 to 33 outstanding high school seniors throughout the United States. This year, the Foundation received over 600 applications from high school seniors all over the United States. Applicants included valedictorians, student leaders, outstanding athletes, students who have overcome extraordinary adversity, and children of United States veterans.Choosing scholarship recipients this year was very difficult as there were so many outstanding applicants.

“We believe each of our 2014 Louie Scholars represents someone who has already accomplished much at a young age and further demonstrates immense potential to continue to make a significant impact in their communities and the world at large. As in past years, our 2014 Louie Scholars come from diverse backgrounds and economic circumstances, and hail from all over the country,” said Betty B. Louie, The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation’s Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors. “Our scholars are chosen for their outstanding academic record, demonstrated accomplishments, community service and financial need. Extra consideration was given to the children of United States veterans and students with special needs.”

The 2014 Louie Scholars are:

  1. Andrew L. Baker, Edmond, OK, Mount St. Mary High School
  2. Jessica Cao, San Jose, CA, Lynbrook High School
  3. Erin E. Ceaser, Minooka, IL, Minooka Community High School
  4. Rachel Coltharp, Manassas, VA, Bishop Denis J. O’Connell
  5. Ian H. Connett, Torrance, CA, Torrance High School
  6. Brice E. Dudley, Round Rock, TX, Cedar Ridge High School
  7. Michael C. Espriella, Woodstock, GA, Roswell High School
  8. Kelcee A. Everette, Crowley, TX, North Crowley High School
  9. Nigel A. Faustino, Visalia, CA, El Diamante High School
  10. Rachel Francis, Britt, IA, West Hancock High School
  11. Ross T. Friel, Pataskala, OH, Licking Heights High School
  12. Grace E. Fritzke, Portland, OR, Arts & Communication Magnet Academy
  13. Denisse Garcia, Somerton, AZ, Kofa High School
  14. Luke A. Griffin, Locust, NC, West Stanly High School
  15. Candace J. Grisham, Arlington, TN, Central High School
  16. Danny J. Hage, Colfax, NC, Northwest Guilford High School
  17. Hershel L. Holiday, Chantilly, VA, Freedom High School
  18. Jiahui Hu, Louisville, KY, Dupont Manual High School
  19. Nicholas M. Kirkpatrick, Columbia, IL, Columbia High School
  20. Seth P. Kopczynski, Bristol, WI, Westosha Central High School
  21. Catherine L. Latham, Bon Aqua, TN, East Hickman High School
  22. Taylor R. Mikulski, Southampton, NJ, Seneca High School
  23. Jacob T. Mitchell, Point of Rocks, MD, Brunswick High School
  24. Chelsey M. Modzelewski, Grand Rapids, MI, Wellspring Preparatory High School
  25. Darshan A. Patil, Palo Alto, CA, Henry M. Gunn High School
  26. Rebekah G. Patton, Norwich, CT, Norwich Free Academy
  27. Olivia M. Pool, Atlanta, GA, Druid Hills High School
  28. Bailey J. Rendzia, Shawnee, KS, De Soto High School
  29. Elise N. Rodrigues, Apex, NC, Apex High School
  30. Brendan A. Schuetze, Manheim, PA, Hempfield High School
  31. Jennifer A. Sheasley, Anchorage, AK, West Anchorage High School
  32. Jenny Tong, Orlando, FL, Timber Creek High School
  33. Alisandra R. Welch, Weirton, WV, Weirton Madonna High School