2012 Recipients of the Preston, Nikuradse-Matthews, McKinley, Goodfriend and Ladd grants

The following are the student recipients of the five funded internships and where they will work this summer.

Preston Public Interest Career Fund
Purpose: Social justice in underserved or disadvantaged communities
Amount: Up to $4,000
Number of awards: Up to 15
2012 recipients: Rodolfo Edeza ‘13, Strategic Actions for a Just Economy, Los Angeles, Calif.; Lonnie Hackett ‘14, Volunteer Service and Support Nepal, Baluwater, Kathmandu; Jessica Caron ‘13, Future Leaders Underprivileged Children’s Center, Accra, Ghana; Diana Lee ‘14, The Legal Project, Albany, N.Y.; Kenzie Novak ‘13, The Saint Cloud Children’s Home, St. Cloud, Minn.; Aiden Reis ‘14, Bradley Angle, Portland, Ore.; Emily Weinberger ‘15, Sullivan County Department of Corrections, Claremont, N.H.; Jessica Laplante ‘12/’13, Maine Migrant Health Program, Augusta, Maine; Kuangji Chen ‘15, Nanjing Yu-hua Jianj-ning Elementary School, Nanjing, China; Michelle Wiener ‘14, Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project, Portland, Maine; Kayte Holtz ‘13, Learning Works, Portland, Maine; Charlie Cubeta ‘13, Data Driven Detroit, Detroit, Mich.; Katie Ross ‘14, The Advocates for Human Rights, Minneapolis, Minn.; Stanford Spurlock ‘14, Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Sam King ‘14, Awamaki, Cusco, Peru; Amar Patel ‘13, Legal Services of New Jersey, Edison, N.J.; Eduardo Castro II ‘14, Sixteenth Street Community Health Center, Milwaukee, Wis.; Kevin Wu ‘14, Parijat Academy, Assam, India

Nikuradse-Matthews Summer Fellowship
Purpose: Social justice in underserved or disadvantaged communities
Amount: Up to $4,000
Number of awards: 1
2012 recipient: Faith Biegon ‘14, Expanding Opportunities, Nakuru, Kenya

The Thomas Andrew McKinley ’06 Entrepreneur Grant Fund:
Purpose: Entrepreneurial/Community Service
Amount: Up to $5,000
Number of awards: 1-2
2012 recipient: Linna Gao ’13, Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Robert S. Goodfriend Summer Internship Fund
Purpose: Business
Amount: Up to $5,000
Number of awards: 3
2012 recipients: Emma Chow ‘15, Ecoject, Scarborough, Canada; Melody Hahm ‘13, Russia Today, New Delhi, India; Hongbei Li ‘14, Bundpic, Shanghai, China

Richard B. ’62 and Sabra Ladd Government Internship
Purpose: Government service with the federal government or a national public policy institute
Amount: Up to $5,000
Number of awards: 1
Recipient: Allen Wong ‘14, U.S. Consulate General, Milan, Italy/U.S. Department of State