2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients
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2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients

2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients

Published: Tuesday, February 9, 2021

2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients 

            OKLAHOMA CITY -- The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry is pleased to announce the following recipients of scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. The college would like to thank the generous donors who make this possible for the students. 


Scholarship Recipients: 


Alexander & Strunk Scholarship

Kyle Krause, DS4 (Abilene, TX)

Taylor Schartz, DS4 (Edmond, OK)


Alliance to Oklahoma Dental Association Scholarship

Taylor Aufill, DS4 (Noble, OK)


Baker Dental Endowment Fund

Nancy Ha, DS4 (Muskogee, OK)

Tayler Schartz, DS4 (Edmond, OK)

Maryllely Chavez, DS2

Haley King, DS2


Carol Jane Shadid Memorial Scholarship

Brooke Coy, DS4 (Tulsa, OK) 


Class of 1976 Scholarship

Lydia Bruce, DS4 (Wichita, KS)


Gary Winkcompleck - Class of 1977 Scholarship

Angela Whipple, DS3 (Warr Acres, OK)


College of Dentistry Scholarship

Courtney Soto, DS3 (Vinita, OK)


Delta Dental of Oklahoma Scholarship

Chau Banh, DS4 (Moore, OK)

Hannah Kramer, DS4 (Tulsa, OK)

John Corbett, DS4 (Edmond, OK)

Ciarra Stapleton, DS4 (Edmond, OK)

Blake Bean, DS4 (Tonkawa, OK)

Emily Brooks, DS3 (Moore, OK)

Alison Agee, DS3 (OKC)

Jennifer Dinh, DS3 (OKC)

Philip Morton, DS2 (Edmond, OK)

Amber McCabe, DS2 (Healdton, OK)


Eli T. Jarjoura, DDS and Julie A. Speights, DDS Endowed Scholarship

Neeral Patel, DS4 (OKC)

Matt Nguyen, DS3 (OKC)


Farris Shanbour Dental Scholarship

Nicholas Keeling, DS4 (Tulsa, OK)


J. Dean Robertson Society Scholarship

Blake Bean, DS4 (Tonkawa, OK)

Chau Banh, DS4 (Moore, OK)

Noor Makda, DS3 (Sugar Land, TX)

Thanh Truong, DS3 (Tulsa, OK)

Caroline Graham, DS2 (Midwest City, OK)

Tanna Heddlesten, DS1(McAlester, OK)

Jack Koszykowski, DS1 (Oologah, OK)

Zane Mills, DS1 (Bartlesville, OK)

Cole Biermann, DS1(Yukon, OK)

Mallory Shoemake, DS1 (Paris, TX)

Brian Shelton, DS1 (Tulsa, OK)

Austin Wilkes, DS1 WITHDRAWAL

Kayleigh Neil, DH2

Cala French, DH1

Anna Boucher, DH1

Imelda Virgen, DH1


J. Dean Robertson Society Dental Hygiene Scholarship 

Shaniah Green, DH1


J. Dean Robertson Society Diversity Scholarship 

Edith Lu, DS4 (Texoma, OK)

Caroline Graham, DS2 (Midwest City, OK)

Devin Morales, DS1 (Ardmore, OK)


Karen Robinette Memorial Fund 

Carley Abbott, DS2 (Norman, OK)


Mary Macklanburg Dentistry Scholarship

Nancy Ha, DS4 (Muskogee, OK)

Taylor Nguyen, DS3 (OKC)

Elizabeth Jantz, DS2 (OKC)


Max Hirschman Endowed Scholarship

Ella Miller, DS4 (California, Missouri)

Teighlor Juricek, DS3 (Dallas, TX)


Oklahoma Dental Group Practice Scholarship

Olivia Cavazos, DS3 (OKC)


Dr. Raleigh Holt Jr. Scholarship

Kelsey Kramer, DS4 (Tulsa, OK)

Tayler Schartz, DS4 (Edmond, OK)


Richard L. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship

Armin Zarkeshan, DS4 (OKC)


Dr. Ronald and Barbara Winder Scholarship

Crystal Rajan, DS4 (Dallas, TX)


Russell J. Stratton Fund

Hannah Henry, DS4 (Altus, OK)


Tulsa County Dental Society Endowed Scholarship

Madhuri Katta, DS4 (Tulsa, OK)


William J. Blum , DDS, Missions Scholarship

Corinne Carpenter, DS4 (OKC)


William E. Brown Scholarship

Yeram Kim, DS2 (OKC)


Woodrow K. Cohlmia, DDS, Emergency Scholarship Fund

Olga Kvitkina, DS4 (Tulsa, OK)


Woodrow K. Cohlmia, DDS, Endowed Scholarship

Samuel Austin, DS3 (Tulsa, OK)


Arthur L. & Eunice Walters Memorial Scholarship 

Amanda Tran, DS4 (OKC)



The OU College of Dentistry is home to the state’s only doctor of dental surgery program and baccalaureate degree program in dental hygiene. More than 60 percent of the state of Oklahoma’s dentists are graduates of the OU College of Dentistry. The college provides general dental care and specialty care to Oklahomans through student, resident and faculty practice clinics. The OU College of Dentistry has established a reputation of training its students to provide the highest quality of clinical care available.