The Jessica Karrat Dance Scholarship Fund

The Jessica Karrat Dance Scholarship Fund is dedicated to providing funds for individuals who wish to participate in dance education. It seeks to provide aspiring dancers with the opportunity to fulfill their dreams whether to start a dance career or continue with their dance education.

2011 Scholarship Winners
Megan Van Horn, Viejo, CA
Thuy Wyckoff, Ambler, PA
Melissa Rumsey, Longmont, CO
Omar M. Ortega, El Monte, CA
Emma Daddario, Schwenksville, PA

2010 Scholarship Winners
Ifetayo Simmons, Norfolk, VA
Thuy Wyckoff, Ambler, PA
Reed Tankersley, Los Altos, CA
Coral Curry, Moreno Valley, CA
Heather Nelson, Las Vegas, NV
Emily Hardick, Austin, TX
Jennifer Brynn Franzen, Oregon City, OR


2009 Scholarship Winners
Chloe Watson, Dallas, TX
Matthew Roberts, Akron, OH
Jamiee Kadish, Venice, CA
Dallas Taylor, Birmingham, AL

2008 Scholarship Winners
Bethany Bartkus, Bridgewater, CT
Dallas Taylor, Birmingham, AL
Candice Nemec, Philadelphia, PA
Sara Dreibelbis, Cincinnati, OH
Jasmine Sargent, Dallas, TX
Marissa Kim, Orlando, FL

Mor Lumbroso, New York, NY

2007 Scholarship Winners
Chelsea Gibson, Huntington, IN
Chrstian Jomar Vega, Allentown, PA
Breanna K. Gurley, Arlington, TX
Sarah Dreibelbis, Cincinnati, OH
Candice Leigh Nemec, Philadelphia, PA


2006 Scholarship Winners
Candice Leigh Nemec, Philadelphia, PA
Gionna M Alston, Philadelphia, PA
Sara Dreibelbis, Cincinnati, OH
Kerry Kurkjian, Mason, OH

2005 Scholarship Recipients
Angelica Szewczak, Philadelphia, PA

Candice Nemec, Philadelphia, PA
Shanay Ireland, Philadelphia, PA
Sequoya K. Adams, Philadelphia, PA
Abigail Yvette Ariza, Allentown, PA
Danzel Thompson-Stout, Allentown, PA
Taina Thompson, Allentown, PA
Sarah Ann Umbenhauer, Telford, PA



The Jessica Karrat Dance Scholarship Fund is a component fund at the Philadelphia Foundation.
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