The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation has selected the 2017 Scholarship Award recipients. Meet these impressive Greek-American students.
PanHellenic Scholarship Awards
Since 1998, the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation has honored exceptional undergraduates of Hellenic descent for their outstanding academic achievements. Each year, scholarships are awarded to 40 outstanding Greek-American college students. To date, the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than $2.5 million in scholarships to 366 exceptional Greek-American undergraduates.
Chairman of the Board Robert A. Buhler spoke about this year’s recipients.
“This year’s scholars are truly among the best and brightest Greek American college students from across the nation, and the Foundation is thrilled to honor them at our upcoming Awards Ceremony & Gala. Once again, our Academic Committee worked with diligence and integrity to uphold the Foundation’s high and challenging standards for our scholars. We are deeply appreciative of all of their hard work in selecting this exceptional group of undergraduates as our 2017 Award Recipients.”
PHSF’s Academic Committee is comprised of distinguished Greek-Americans, led by Chairman Constantine Georgakis, Ph.D.
Emeritus Faculty, DePaul University (Academic Committee Chairman). Committee members include Thanasis Economou, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago; Anastasia Giannakidou, Ph.D., Professor of Linguistics, University of Chicago; Georgia Sfondouris Mitchell, MFA, Music Educator and Music Director, Anita Skarpathiotis, MA,
Lecturer in Modern Greek, University of Illinois at Chicago; and Christos G. Takoudis, Ph.D., Professor of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago.
Meet the 2017 PanHellenic Scholarship recipients
These Greek-American students are already quite impressive. Meet the 2017 PanHellenic Scholarship recipients. Read about where they go to school and their area of study.
Alexander William Alatsis: The Ohio State University; Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computational Sciences and Engineering.
Aspasia Ariadni Amiridis: University of South Carolina Honors College; Biochemistry and Cellular & Molecular Biology
Peter Christo Charalambous: Dartmouth College; Government and History
Thomasina Paulette Chirgott: Robert Morris University; Nursing
Alexei Christodoulides: UCLA: Molecular Biology
Giana Ariel Damianos: Indiana University; Economics and Psychology
Plato Alexander Deliyannis: Cornell University; mathematics, physics, and economics
Thalia Marie Dimitriou: Florida State University; Music Therapy
Nikoletta Marie Economou: University of Wisconsin-Madison: Business & Marketing and Broadcast Journalism
Fotios Emery: University of Wisconsin-Madison; Electrical Engineering
Maria Nastasia Ganios: University of Akron; Biochemistry
Jenna Magdalene George: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Elementary Education and Journalism
Gregory Grigoropoulos: Loyola University Chicago; pre-med/Exercise Physiology
Vasilios C. Ikonomou: Widener University; Psychology
Paraskevi Voula Kakares: Illinois Wesleyan University; English and Spanish
Vasiliki Karahalios: University of Utah Honors College; Art History and Archaeology
Ioannis Christos Karakozis: Princeton University: Computer Science, Statistics and Machine Learning
Maria Eleni Kollaros: University of Chicago; Political Science
Marisa Leigh Kometas: University of Oklahoma; Biology and Economics
Basil Demetrios Kyriacou: University of California, Berkeley; Pre-med
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Alexandros Odysseas Lambropoulos: Drexel University; Economics
Vasiliki Mitsakis: New York University; Politics and Media Culture & Communication
Maria Anna Palivos: University of Wisconsin-Madison; Political Science and Legal Studies
Demi Panagopoulos: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis; Pre-nursing
Georgia Elaine Pappas: DePaul University; Vocal Performance
Christina Marie Paris: Georgia Tech; Mechanical Engineering
Katerina Frank Paulos: University of Utah; Entrepreneurship
James Anthony Phyrillas: Temple University; Economics and Communication Studies
Andrew John Pierropoulos: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Accountancy
Alexandros Vasilis Psichas: United States Naval Academy; Operations Research and Spanish
Sophia Alexandra Reagan: University of Florida; Health Education & Behavior and Greek Studies.
Elizabeth Christy Reichert: Stanford University; Management Science & Engineering and Music & Voice Performance
John Michael Sakaleros: Earlham College; Pre-med/Biochemistry
James Angelo Sellas: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: History and Global Labor Studies
Athena Maria Sofides: Smith College; Environmental Science & Policy
Stephanie Marie Sotiropoulos; Purdue University Northwest; Biology
Evyenia Alexa Spencer: Kent State University; Nursing
Nicholas Grigorivich Staviski: University of Texas at Austin; Petroleum Engineering
Angeliki Sykiotis: University of Illinois at Chicago; Architecture
John Theophilus Touloupis: University of Mississippi; Economics and Broadcast Journalism
Athina Vrosgou: Duke University; Cultural Anthropology, Biology, and Chemistry
Antigone Xenopoulos: Stanford University; Computer Science and History
Learn more about them here.